are two activities in the Jackson Room that you won't want to miss: the
White Elephant Sale and the Raffle Table.
White Elephant Sale is an opportunity to sell some of your model
railroad paraphanalia that is excess to your requirements and to
folks' hidden treasures and bargains. Forms will be available on this
page so that you can create your sales ticket at home and not waste
valuable time at the convention.
■ Bring your items
to the convention’s White Elephant
Sale any time after 4:00 pm on Thursday, October 4th.
■ Complete the sales ticket (if you didn't do
that in advance).
■ The minimum price is $5. If you have inexpensive items,
just bundle several items to achieve the minimum. All prices in
■ The buyer takes the item to the cashier for immediate
payment and takes the item.
■ All buyers and sellers must be registered for the
■ Payment must be by cash or check payable to the Potomac
■ Sellers may pick up any unsold items on Sunday morning. Any
items not picked up by the end of the convention will be considered
donations to the Potomac Division.
■ Sellers are charged a 10% commission by the
■ Private sales are not permitted in the White Elephant
■ The White Elephant Sale will end at 4 pm Saturday, October 6th.
The Raffle Table includes items generously donated from
various organizations and personal donors to support our convention.
tickets sell for
$1 each or 8 tickets for $5.
If there is any possibility that you will not
be at the convention to claim your winning raffle item on Saturday
mark your name and phone number on the back of
Put your tickets into the
containers in front of items that you want to win.... There
are plenty of items to choose from,
and there will be lots of winners !!
5:00 pm Saturday, October 6th, we will post a sign with the raffle item
description of the raffle item, and the winning raffle ticket number,
on the door outside of the White Elephant Room.
Someone will be on duty at the White Elephant room from
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm and from 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm for folks with winning
tickets to redeem them.
Be sure to check out the
list of donors included here in the Convention
Guide Book; it's really great to be able to rely on our hobby
participants to support our