The 19th national insulator show was held in Fresno, CA at the Hacienda Resort and Convention Center. Mike Guthrie was the show host for this excellent show. There were 13 displays. Bill and Marilyn Albers received the NIA Lifetime Membership award, Clarice Gordon received the NIA Outstanding Service Award and Elton Gish received the Sterling Finch Award for dedication to the hobby.
Follow this link to see the displays: The 1988 National Show Displays
People at the show:
National shows are unlike anything else in the hobby. It is the one time of year where collectors from across the globe get together and meet. The 2010 National will be held in Boxborough, MA. Link for information on the next National Show:
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