1. The Philadelphia Print Shop, an iconic,well-respected and nationally-known dealer in rare prints, maps and rare books has been acquired. The new owner, David Mackey, relocated the business from Chestnut Hill to Wayne, PA. www.philaprintshop.com. The Philadelphia Print Shop was established in 1982 in the historic Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia, and closed after nearly 38 years in December, 2019. Mackey relocated the Shop to 209 W. Lancaster Avenue,Wayne, PA. Among its important elements are original prints, maps and books spanning five centuries. Categories include Maps, Historical, Sport, Americana, Natural History, Fine Art, British & European History, Architecture & Design, Religious & Mythical, and Rare Books. Of great regional interest is the inventory of Philadelphiana which includes views, portraits, maps and books of historic Philadelphia.The extensive inventory includes a wide selection of original prints, maps and rare books from the 16th through the early 20th centuries. These include woodcuts, engravings, etchings and lithographs, many with original hand coloring, ranging in price from $50 to $25,000. David Mackey, owner of Prints of Philadelphia cut the red ribbon with staff members Quincy Willians and Jane Toczek and Greg Basile of Keller Williams Realty Devon-Wayne during the opening morning celebration.
3. Michele Holden of First Ressource Bank, Jennifer Beacom of Radnor Historical Society and Ren Burnham attended the morning reception..
7. Neal Colligan and Doug Anestad.
9. Chris Mills examined some of the historical maps during the evening reception.
11. Mike Stanley, Margaret Evangelista and Mark Dambly chatted with David Mackey (second right) during the evening reception.