2016 Tokyo International Mineral Fair Show Report (Part 2)

The lineup waiting for the show to open

The lineup waiting for the show to open

 

Our favorite flight attendant, Kristina Bode and a fellow worker, visited with us during their flight layover

Our favorite flight attendant, Kristina Bode and a fellow worker, visited with us during their flight layover

 

Bring ‘em on - Wayne ready to take those yen

Bring ‘em on – Wayne ready to take those yen

Always a good crowd at the booth

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Tokyo 2016

Tokyo 2016

Tokyo 2016

We are always next to George Heslep and his most unusual fossils - such a sweet guy

We are always next to George Heslep and his most unusual fossils – such a sweet guy

You just never know who will turn up in front of your booth! Joel Bartsch with his newly graduated son, Kyle, on a short jaunt to Tokyo

You just never know who will turn up in front of your booth! Joel Bartsch with his newly graduated son, Kyle, on a short jaunt to Tokyo

 

Some shots of other booths at the show

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Only in Tokyo will you find such delightful street markers

Only in Tokyo will you find such delightful street markers

Revolving sushi bars are so much fun!!!

Revolving sushi bars are so much fun!!!

Near Shinjuku station - a mass of very polite humanity

Near Shinjuku station – a mass of very polite humanity

 

“Organ Alley” – only for the most adventurous – let the word ‘organ’ be your clue

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All over!!!

All over!!!

 

2017 will mark the 30th anniversary of this small, unpretentious show.  We will be back again to help the TIMA team celebrate.  Any of you that want to make a trip to Japan, be sure to plan it around this show.  2017 show dates are June 2 – 6.

Click HERE for Part 1 of the report.

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