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Antique Appraisal Event with Mark Moran
April 23, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pmFree
Quincy Mall presents a three-hour antique appraisal event on Sunday, April 23rd, from 1:00 – 4:00pm.
Mr. Moran is the author or co-author of more than 25 books on antiques and collectibles, and has bought & sold antiques for more than 3o years, specializing in vintage folk art, fine art & Americana.
The event is FREE, but you must call to book a time slot!
Call Lisa at (217) 641-9202 to book an appointment now…Act quickly before time slots fill up!
Categories of objects may include:
Fine art, including paintings, drawings, prints and statuary.
Furniture (photos of large pieces may be sent to me in advance).
Ceramics, including figural pottery, vases, dishes, kitchenware and stoneware.
Glassware, including lighting, marbles and souvenir items.
Vintage photographs, including snapshots, tintypes, ambrotypes and daguerreotypes.
Advertising, including posters, lithographed tin, paper and figural objects.
Folk art, including carvings, quilts, weathervanes, windmill weights and “outsider” art.
Assorted toys, including dolls (bisque, composition and plastic), windups and
Metalware, including iron, bronze, brass, pot metal, silver, silver plate.
Clocks, including mantel, hanging and figural; also pocket and wristwatches.
Costume jewelry, including brooches, bracelets, earrings.
Musical Instruments, including string, wind and reed instruments.
Excluded items: all weapons, including swords and knives (though folding knives with
advertising are accepted); traps (like leg-hold); Nazi memorabilia; coins and paper
money; fine jewelry, including precious gems; Beanie Babies.
Questions about objects not covered here can be submitted to Moran in advance
to determine if they are appropriate. Suggested categories for advance inquiry
include, but are not limited to: Oriental, Native American and other tribal objects
(African, Oceanic); ancient artifacts (Egyptian and other early cultures); fossils
and minerals; automotive items; nautical and military-related objects; records;
antique tools and technological objects (typewriters, cameras, assorted
machinery or instruments for scientific measure, like sextants, telescopes,
microscopes, etc.). When in doubt, email inquiry can often address this.