FVGLA Appraisal Day

rococo-metalwork-antique-table-lamp_19657_500On Sunday, October 18, the Farmington Village Green and Library Association will hold its first ever Appraisal Day, where they public can bring in their antiques and valuables to have them appraised by the experts. This fundraising event will run from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library, located at 6 Monteith Drive.

Would you like to know what that special legacy possession is worth? You are invited to bring the following to be appraised: dolls, books, teddy bears, jewelry, furniture (for large pieces, bring photos and measurements), Asian art, Americana, clocks, folk art, toys, banks, advertisements, silver, oriental rugs, collectibles, and musical instruments. Our appraisers will be able to give you expert advice on the worth of your items.

Appraisers include Arthur Liverant (Nathan Liverant and Son Antiques, Colchester, CT), Larry Shapiro (Appraisals and Antiques, Glastonbury, CT), Tami Zawistowski (Resource Books, East Granby, CT), Kim Brewer (Kim Brewer Antiques, West Simsbury, CT), Michael Westman (M.B. Westman Antiques and Fine Art, Newport, RI), Justine De Metrick (Justine De Metrick Antiques, Peace Dale, RI), and Billy Voiers (William D. Voiers Fine Musical Instruments, South Egremont, MA).

Tickets are $5.00 per item and can be purchased at the door. Proceeds go to the Farmington Village Green and Library Association.

For questions about this event, please contact Jay Johnston, Executive Director of the Farmington Libraries, via phone at 860-673-6791.

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