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What’s it worth? Find out at Folsom’s Antique Evaluation Day

By From page B4 | September 03, 2014

FOLSOM — On Saturday, Sept. 6, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., antiques enthusiasts are invited to bring family treasures and garage sale finds for informal evaluation and identification during the 17th annual Antique Evaluation Day on Sutter Street in Folsom.

An impressive team of volunteer appraisers, covering a wide range of specialties, will offer collectors a unique opportunity to learn more about their antiques and collectibles. The appraisers draw on years of experience in providing estimates of current market value as well as a verbal identification and evaluation of pieces. This year’s team of volunteer appraisers includes:

Randall Abbott:  Asian & Middle Eastern Arts & Antiques

Mark Baker: Paper Ephemera, Post Cards, Correspondence & Letters, Vintage Photos, Historical Documents & Stamp Collections

Gary Cox: “Generalist” specializing in Collectibles, Furniture, China & Political Items

Jerome Evans: Tribal Art, including American Indian, African and Oceanic Art

Sylvia Fitzgerald: Generalist specializing in Art Glass, Porcelains, Paintings & Sterling Silver

Robert Flaherty: Fire Arms, Military Memorabilia & U.S. Coins 

Dawn Licker: Quilts

Marshall Martin: Dolls, Doll Houses & Furniture, Children’s Items, Clothing and Antique Holiday Items

Nick Nicholson: Stringed Musical Instrument 

Roman Oleynik: Clocks, Pocket Watches, Watches & Jewelry 

Emily Schell: Generalist

Greg Tracy: Military Memorabilia & Weapons

There is no limit on the number of items that may be presented for evaluation. Photographs with dimensions of oversized items may be submitted for evaluation. Experienced volunteers ensure that collectors are promptly helped. Parking is free. Cost of evaluation is a donation of $8 per item or $35 for five items. All proceeds from this fund raiser go to support programs of the museum.

The Folsom History Museum is located at 823 Sutter St., Folsom. For additional information call (916) 985-2707 or e-mail [email protected].

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