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Saturday, August 30, 2008

Antiques Libraryshow

If you're like most families you probably have several old items tucked away in your attic or occupying some corner of your basement that you've had for ages. And in the back of your mind you've probably wondered if that old relic actually has any real value beyond sentimentality. Here's an opportunity to get an idea what that old clock, or trunk or chair you've been holding on to is actually worth. The Lewisville Library will hold an Antiques Appraisal Fair on Saturday, September 6th, from 10 am to 2 pm to give you a chance to get a professional opinion of what your antiques are really worth on the antiques market.

Entry into the Appraisal Fair is free but there is fee to have an item appraised. For Friends of the Lewisville Library the fee is $5.00 for 2 items. For non-members the fee is $5.00 per item, limit 3 items per person. (To become a member of the Friends of the Lewisville Library call 703-2940.)

The following Antique appraisers are scheduled to be at the fair to provide appraisals:

* Larry Laster from Laster's Fine Art & Antiques in Winston Salem - specializes in rare & fine art, paintings, prints, sculpture, early photographs & maps.
* Jon Lambert from Mebane Antique Auction Gallery in Mebane, NC - specializes in folk art, pottery, toys/games, art glass and small antique objects.
* Brent Smith & Barry Smith from Greensboro - specializes in military and arms from WWII, Civil War specialists.
* C. Ash Harrison from Ashmore Inc, Greensboro, NC - specializes in coins and paper money.
* David Kane from Greensboro - specializes in Antique furniture pieces.
* Marc Cutcher from Solomon Enterprises in Greensboro - specializes in sterling flatware & serving pieces.

For more information call 703-2940.

Forsyth County Public Library - Lewisville Branch
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