Tin Toys — June 1, 2017 at 8:21 am

Two New Toy Shops in the Paris Flea Market

IN THE EARLY 70s until the 80s I used to go to the North flea market called Porte de Clignancourt (which is the name of the nearest subway station) and we were chasing antique toys but the people who were selling directly on the pavement sometimes with a rag on the floor to show the limits of a fake shop. You had to go before 8am anyway to have to dealers prices after that hour you were considered as a tourist and then pay full price. In our days all has changed, no more people selling on the ground all are in shops, closed with heat, with windows and showcases. They all open at 10am, no use to go before that time, nothing is opened.

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