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    Author/appraiser Mark Moran and the history of your objects

    Author/appraiser Mark Moran and the history of your objects   

    This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Central MN Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

    Presented by Great River Regional Library System at Great River Regional Library - Paynesville

    May 19, 2016

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    In this unique event, author and appraiser Mark Moran, who has written over 25 books on antiques and collectibles and has appeared on the PBS "Antiques Roadshow" program, will help to evaluate your items and learn more about the history of your own personal objects.
    Limit one object per per person, limit 40 items. Please register for a time slot by calling the Paynesville Public library at 320.243.7343. Additional guests are welcome to attend to listen and observe. A Legacy event. Categories of objects for appraisal may include:

    Fine art, including paintings, drawings, prints and statuary.
    Furniture (usually smaller pieces are best).
    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 mechanical banks.
    Metalware, including iron, bronze, brass, pot metal, silver, silver plate.
    Clocks, including mantel, hanging and figural.
    Costume jewelry, including brooches, bracelets, earrings.
    Musical Instruments, including string, wind and reed instruments.
    Sports Memorabilia.

    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.

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        Great River Regional Library - Paynesville

        119 Washburne Ave.
        Paynesville, MN 56362

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        This event is free.

        Info Phone: 320-650-2500

      • Dates & Times

        May 19, 2016


        11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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