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The Salon National des Collectionneurs was once the dream of one man: Michel Laliberté...


The man behind the show

Although he became a collector only during the eighties, Michel was always what one could call a "junk collector". Toys of its childhood, tools of his father, and later the toys of his own children, Michel preserved all during his life a heap of objects which meant something and bringed out good memories to him. He had the heart of a collector.

It is at the beginning of the eighties that his wife, Denise, offered

«These meetings are somewhat the ancestor of the expo; the spark that lit into Michel's mind the dream of such an event»
him a small-scale model of a Corvette 1957. It was the first part of a collection which will count, twenty years later, more than two thousand miniature cars. A passion was born.

What Michel liked best in collecting was meeting with other collectors (which became quickly good friends) to discuss and exchange small cars. Almost all the weekends, the basement of Michel, with the paces of a museum, transformed the time of one evening into coffee meets, where some collectors and friends of the family met to share their common passion. These meetings are somewhat the ancestor of the expo; the spark that lit into Michel's mind the dream of such an event.

 
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