Mark Moran Antiques Appraisal

Mark Moran, Antiques Appraiser, is back for a FREE appraisal event!

Viewing is free and open to all. Registration Required for one FREE appraisal.

Mark Moran will return to the Friday Memorial Library on Friday, October 12 for an antiques and collectible appraisal event. Moran bought and sold antiques for more than 30 years, specializing in vintage folk art, Americana, and fine art. He has been active as an appraiser of antiques and fine art for more than 20 years.

Categories of objects for appraisal may include:

  • Fine art, including paintings, drawings, prints and statuary.
  • Furniture  only smaller pieces able to be carried in.
  • 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.

Excluded items: all weapons, including swords and knives (though folding knives with advertising are accepted); coins and paper money; Beanie Babies; fine jewelry, including precious gems, pocket and wristwatches; most musical instruments, including violins (though some acoustic and early electric guitars are accepted).

Opinions of value are informal, and may not be used for insurance or charitable donations, which require a certified appraisal.

All are welcome to attend the event and enjoy watching, even if you don’t bring items for appraisal. You will find Mark is a knowledgeable appraiser, a delightful entertainer, and has wonderful people skills. 

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This event is sponsored by: The Friends of Friday Memorial Library


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