[meteorite-list] Perhaps these markets may work

From: Gary Fujihara <fujmon_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Sat, 30 May 2015 19:04:40 -1000
Message-ID: <92014F84-6ED5-4FDF-8D45-A49B6CEA9373_at_mac.com>

I hosted a booth at HawaiiCon (http://www.hawaiicon.com) last year. I sold a few pallasites, moldavites and lunar pendant vials, but the retail interest by attendees were for comic books, science fiction toys like tricorders, ray guns and steampunk contraptions.

It was fun to meet Chekov from Star Trek (http://bigkahuna-meteorites.com/Chekov.jpg), but getting put in a headlock by Dr Death wasn?t so (http://bigkahuna-meteorites.com/Death-Gary.jpg).

I suppose if I were to do it again, I would develop a merchandise line that would appeal more to the ?con? crowd, as meteorites were a curiosity but not so much for them to buy anything. I did make my conference fee, hotel accommodations, meals and a bit extra so the experience and time spent with my son Kaipo in a 5 star resort in Kona on the Big Island was well worth it.


> On May 30, 2015, at 6:30 PM, E.P. Grondine via Meteorite-list <meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com> wrote:
> This one is for the dealers here -
> Have any of you tried selling meteorites at a science fiction convention,
> or a comic book convention?
> all the best,
> E.P.
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Gary Fujihara
Big Kahuna Meteorites Inc.
PO Box 4175, Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 640-9161
Received on Sun 31 May 2015 01:04:40 AM PDT

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