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Antiques Appraisal Day

Have you always wondered what your treasures are worth? Now is your chance to find out and support educational opportunities in the New Bedford Public Schools at the same time during Appraisal Day with “Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers of Objects of Value” at the Hawthorne Country Club.

The New Bedford Education Foundation and Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers are teaming up to support educational opportunities for New Bedford Public School students beyond what can be funded through the local school budget through grants to teachers and non-profits.

DATE: Saturday June 14, 2014
TIME: 9am – 4pm
PLACE: Hawthorne Country Club (970 Tucker Road Dartmouth, MA 02747)
COST: 1 item for $20 or 3 items for $50

Reservations Required:
Call 508.542.8527 – Please be prepared to give a brief description of your item(s) when making reservations.

Experts from Skinner, will evaluate your prized objects in this popular event.

  • A 5-minute time slot is given for each appointment per item.
  • Porcelain, pottery, dolls, toys, silver, china, paintings, furniture & small rugs.
  • Jewelry appraisal has been added this year. Don’t forget to include the treasures in your jewelry box!
  • NO coins, stamps or musical instruments
  • Good quality photos should be substituted for large furniture items. Ask us for tips for what to photograph.
  • China & Silver: one example from set with list of pieces.
  • All appraisal values are given verbally.

Appraisal: In addition to selling at auction, Skinner provides estate, Insurance, and fair-market appraisals for individuals and institutions.

Participants interested in having a written appraisal prepared for insurance or other purposes may make arrangements through Skinner’s appraisal department.

Consignment: Skinner will provide consignment information but no items will be accepted for consignment during an “Appraisal Day” event. Information about Skinner’s services are available at event for interested participants.

Event Sponsors

Great events like this can only happen with the support of committed sponsors. Our sincere thanks to the following companies and individuals…