Do you have a hidden treasure?
Is insurance necessary?
What is a fair price if I sell it?
Have you always wanted to know what it is worth?
Come to the 12th Annual Milwaukee PBS Appraisal Fair
Saturday, October 14, 2017
To find out the answers to these questions and more.
Over 50 appraisers and category experts will be on hand to provide verbal appraisals.
Appraisals are $10 each and must be purchased in advance.
Categories include: Fine Art, Decorative Arts, Mid-Century Modern Decor, Books & Manuscripts, Ivory & Silver, Glassware & Porcelain, Timepieces, Lamps & Audio Gear, Tribal Art & Paper Money, Movie & Sports, Stamps & Dolls & Toys, Comic Books and Steins, Fishing Tackle & Military, Gem Material, Costume & Fine Jewelry, U.S. & Foreign Coins, Political Memorabilia & Bottles and much, much more.
The Appraisal Fair is located at MATC Oak Creek Campus
6665 South Howell Avenue
Oak Creek, WI 53154
NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR.
All revenue supports Milwaukee PBS.
Meet the Appraisers and Category Experts
Experts in Multiple Categories
Barbara J. Eash: Appraisal Fair Coordinator: Certified Appraisers Guild of America, USPAP Compliant, Freeman Newspaper Media Columnist, three office locations. firstname.lastname@example.org; (262) 524-2014
Kim Dabertin: Certified Appraisers Guild of America, Reppert Auctioneering School. Owner of, “Whale of a Sale” estate auction company in SE WI for over 30 years. email@example.com; (414) 731.5785
Linda Schessler: Buttons & Bowls Antiques, Red Wing stoneware, pottery and dinnerware. Certified Appraisers Guild of America, Red Wing Collectors Society & the Waukesha 1834 Club. (262) 542-961
Scott Watson: Certified Appraiser, Northwestern University, owner Portobello Road Antiques & Appraisals, Member Wisconsin Antique Dealers Association, American Arts & Crafts and Mid-century Modern Furniture. (414) 630-5624; firstname.lastname@example.org
Mike Boerschinger: Owner / President of the, “Sell It Now Store” All pop culture collectables, Mid Century furniture, vintage coin-operated machines, classic & muscle cars and electric amplifiers. email@example.com; (414) 727-0600
Fine Art: Paintings, Prints & Sculptures
Eric Grossmeyer: Owner of Heritage Estate Settlement. Twenty four years of experience in estate liquidation & appraisal services specializing in Art, Antiques and Collectibles. www.antiquewisconsin.com; (414) 305-5508
Gregory K. Klug, Sr.: Registered WI Auctioneer #584 CAGA, Certified Personal Property Appraiser/Estate Liquidator with 36 yrs. experience. Antique auction business 40 years. www.wisauction.com (920) 723-4309
Monica Mull: Art conservation services for 17 years. Art CPR LLC, Conservation, Preservation & Restoration. Hours by appointment in Milwaukee. Artcpr.com; (414) 502-8407; firstname.lastname@example.org
Annemarie Sawkins PhD.: Art Historian, Consultant & Independent Curator, Exhibitions & Projects Include: Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum; Ackland Art Museum; Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester; Scottsdale Museum of Art; Marquette Art Museum; Haggerty Museum of Art; Numerous Publications & Art Juror. (612) 850-5155; email@example.com
Douglas Stone: Fulkerstone Fine Arts Conservation LLC, since 1976. Professional Associate, member IIC, consultant to American Geological Society Library, UWM, paper & print ID, 2920 Wentworth Ave., Milwaukee, WI. (414) 744-6333; firstname.lastname@example.org
Books & Manuscripts
Professor Andrew M. McLean: Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Teacher, author, bookseller for 33+ years. Consultant to rare book librarians, archivists, historical societies, & book collectors. Cell: (262) 287-3159 Work: (262)833-0092; RacineAndrew@aol.com
Bottles, Advertising Signage & Stoneware Pottery
Henry Hecker: Lecturer & National consultant for Milwaukee Historical Stoneware, member of MABC since 1972 & lifetime collector of stoneware, bottles & advertising objects. Oakton Springs Antiques, Mukwonago, WI 53149; (262) 844-5751; email@example.com
Bottles, Advertising Signage & Stoneware Pottery (cont.)
Sid Hatch: President, Milwaukee Antique Bottle and Advertising Club, speaker and appraiser of brewery advertising since 1975. (414) 218-4670; firstname.lastname@example.org
Clocks & Timepieces
Karyn Critelli: Certified Horologist trained both in the U.S. and abroad with 32 years experience. Buys, sells and restores fine antique clocks. Owner of The Village Clock Shop, Genesee Depot, WI. wwwvillageclockmaker.com; (414) 458-0550
Tom-The-Coin-Guy: Rare U.S & foreign coins, 33 years of experience. Authorized dealer Numismatic Guarantee Corp. Consumer Advocate within the numismatic community. (952) 688-8821;
David Hunsicker: American Numismatic Asso. 50+ year experience in United States coins & paper money. (262) 338-6064; email@example.com
Steven J. Dobrzynski: Owner of Collector’s Edge Comics with three Milwaukee locations since 1984. Certified Guaranty Co authorized submitter. Over 21 years of comic grading & appraising. www.collectorsedgecomics.com; (414) 481-5055
Dolls & Teddy Bears
William Zito: Nationally known appraiser of dolls, teddy bears & related accessories. Author & lecturer, member of the United Federation of Doll Clubs since 1973. Doll show judge. (262) 888-0669; firstname.lastname@example.org
Duck Decoys, Calls, Fishing Tackle & Folk Art
Roger A. Ludwig: President of Wisconsin Decoy Collectors Association, Board of Directors for Midwest Decoy Collectors Association. Appraising forty two years, Oshkosh, WI. (920)233-0349; email@example.com
Kristin Lehmkuhl: President, Paine Communications, Inc. appraises all Folk Art & Wisconsin Decoys. Elmbrook Historical Society board member. (414) 617-9040; firstname.lastname@example.org
Thomas Staats: Immense knowledge & 43 years collection of American & foreign flags, Civil War long-arms and military objects. (414) 466-8030; email@example.com
German Beer Steins (1500-present) & German Stoneware
John A. Aschenbrenner: Member & author for Stein Collectors International, Prosit Magazine. Lifetime historian & collector since 1970. Fluent in German language. (920) 988-2044; firstname.lastname@example.org
Max & Anne Blackmore: Avid collectors of all glassware for over 60 years combined, buying, selling, & researching glassware from the Victorian era through modern times. Participation & membership in numerous collector societies & organizations. (262) 853-6278; email@example.com
John Barnes: Fine Jewelry – Barnes Jewelers in business since 1986, Certified Gemologist Appraiser, Jewelry industry for 43 years including store owner, appraiser, lecturer, bench goldsmith and diamond setter. Barnes Jewelers, 1370 Pabst Farms Circle, Oconomowoc, WI. (262) 200-2535; firstname.lastname@example.org
Cindy L. Budde: Costume Jewelry & Vintage Accessories – Extensive experience in vintage shows & shops. Owner/manager of Fox Lake Country Antiques, 201 N. Fowler Street, Oconomowoc, WI. (262) 560-0890
Bonnie Mcfarlane: Vintage Jewelry & Accessories – “Oldest Sister Antiques”. Twenty seven years of show & shop experience, including clothing & all accessories. (414) 899-4594
Jerry Dutscheck & Mark Mudek & Mark Smith: Military memorabilia and war relics. Homefront Flags & military-related genealogical research. Collectors & appraisers with 30+ years of experience. Military Collectables Shop, 9106 W. Greenfield, West Allis. www.militarycollectorsHQ.com; (414) 727-1190; email@example.com
Due to MATC legal requirements, individuals bringing weapons to be appraised will be required to sign a waiver upon arrival
All firearms & edged weapons will be appraised in the plaza tent outside
(guns, pistols, rifles, swords, knives, daggers, bayonets etc.)
Money (paper, U.S. & foreign)
Tom Snyder & Walter Blada: State & Federal Issues, historical currency & photo post cards, appraiser, author & historian. S.P.M.C. & M.N.S. Owner of Olympic Printing & Invitation Center, 801 Northview Road, Waukesha WI. (262) 542-5990; firstname.lastname@example.org
Dale E. Kuntz: Historian, president of Milwaukee FOOFS, (Followers of Old Films), co-author & published in numerous magazines/newspapers, taught film history, leading expert on, “Classic Hollywood.” Hosted weekly TV segments. (414) 466-1877
Political Campaign Memorabilia
Thomas M. Kitchen: Member, the American Political Items Collectors since 1971. Served on the APIC board as regional Vice President for 6 years. Provided photos/expertise for numerous publications. Fond Du Lac, WI, (920) 922-7439
Radio’s, Telephone’s & Telegraph Equipment
Terry Hanney: Wisconsin Antique Radio Club, membership – MI, IL & Mid-Atlantic Radio Club. Experience in collecting, appraising & repairing console/table models, 20th C. battery radios, crystal sets, headphones, tubes & more. (414) 429-4405; email@example.com
Glenn Trischan: WI Antique Radio Club Inc., (WARCI) membership; MI, IL & Mid-Atlantic Radio Club. 40 yrs. experience. Author & published in “Antique Wireless Association Review”. (414) 357-7024; firstname.lastname@example.org
Bill Birch: Lake Country Stamps, Hartland, WI. American & Waukesha County Philatelic Society, American Topical Association. Dealer Recognition Award in 2015. (262) 853-0286; email@example.com
Robert M. Ulatt: Appraises both U.S. & worldwide stamps, 37 years of experience. (414) 828.6568
Tribal & Ethnographic Arts
James Schwiekert: Over 54 years of lecturing about American Indian history, art, & artifacts. Extensive experience in appraising & exhibiting. Narrated a CD for the WI Antique Dealers Assoc. (262) 673-3582
Violins, Guitars, Harps
Roger Harrison: Rogeri Violin Shop: 103 W. College Ave., Ste 709, Appleton WI 54911. Sales, repairs and appraisal of violins, violas, cellos, and their bows. By appointment only. (920) 243-3678; firstname.lastname@example.org www.rogeriviolins.com
Will Bremer: Fretted & bowed string instruments, full service shop – appraisals & repair/restoration (1972). Spruce Tree Music, 851 E. Johnson St. Madison, WI. www.sprucetreemusic.com; (608) 255-2254
Woodwind & Brass Musical Instruments
Ned Nagy: Member NAPBIRT, 40 yrs. experience repairing & restoring woodwind instruments, Clinician & Author of technical trade articles. White House of Music, Waukesha WI. (262) 798-9700
Craig R. Anderson: General Manager at Allied Supply Co., Elkhorn, WI – the largest band instrument parts supplier in the world. NAPBIRT master clinician and lecturer at repair clinics around the country. Experience includes: music major & owner of band instrument repair business. www.alliedsupplycorp.com; 800.281.8100
John M. Schoenknecht: The leading expert and author of 6 books on Waukesha History. Columnist for Waukesha Freeman Newspapers, editor of Landmark Magazine, published by Waukesha County Historical Society. (414) 443-0379