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Know Your Antiques

January 27 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm


Do you have an object you’ve inherited or thrifted, but aren’t sure how to take care of it or if you should even hang onto it? Bring it to our Know Your Antiques event to ask our experts! We’ll have evaluators present to review jewelry and watches, books, quilts, stringed instruments, Asian art, and more.

Graig Anspach, Jewelry/watches
Coyote Ridge Book Shop, Books
Emily Halbrooks, Stringed instruments
Scotti Mccarthy, Quilts
Tebo Coin Company, Coins and currency
Patricia Graham, Fine and Decorative Asian Art
Sydelle Dienstfrey, American and European Fine Arts
Annette de Stecher, Native American art
PLEASE NOTE: Our general evaluator is unable to make the event due to health issues. Please bring an item that fits into one of the above categories.

Museum members: $5 per item or $12 for three items
Non-members: $8 per item or $20 for three items
Inquire about special pricing for “group” items.

Buy your tickets at the door, or get them ahead of time here. Select “Know Your Antiques ticket” from the dropdown menu. If the name of the ticket holder is different from the name on the card/account used to pay, please include that in the notes option.

The day will also include free presentations from many of the experts.

Start ‘Em Young: The Benefits of Stamp Collecting for Children Mike Pascoe 10:30-11
So You Want to Hire an Appraiser: What they do and how to find the right one Pat Graham 11:10-11:40
Is This Work of Art Too Good to be True? Sydelle Dienstfrey 11:50-12:20
Quilts Through the Ages Scotti McCarthy 12:30-1
Thinking About What To Do With and How To Organize Your Stuff Pat Graham 1:10-1:40
Caring for Historic Objects on a Budget Chelsea Pennington Hahn 1:50-2:20
Getting to Know Your Vintage Clothing Katherine Alexander 2:30-2:50

*No official monetary appraisal will be given for any object


January 27
10:30 am - 2:30 pm


Lafayette History Museum
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Lafayette Public Library
775 W. Baseline Rd
Lafayette, CO 80026 United States
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