Richland Library Company sponsoring ‘What’s it Worth’ antiques appraisal day

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RICHLANDTOWN, Pa. – The Richland Library Company is pleased to announce that it will be sponsoring an antiques and collectibles appraisal and identification day, “What’s It Worth,” from from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 13, 2011 at Benner Hall in Richlandtown, Pa.

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The event will be staffed by 10 local antiques experts. Topics they will be covering include: furniture, coins, silver, fine jewelry, costume jewelry, clocks, music boxes, paintings, vintage photographs, holiday collectibles, books, Civil War memorabilia, local Native American Indian artifacts, tennis collectibles, glass, China and more.

Participants are encouraged to bring their inherited treasures for identification as well as valued. If the object is too fragile or too large to carry, participants are encouraged to bring photographs of the object. Many of the experts will be bringing items from their personal collections to aid in the identification process. Appraisals are $5 per item. Firearm evaluations will be excluded from this event.

There will also be book signings of the new Arcadia Press Richlandtown book written by Richland Library members Dr. Robert Leight and Thomas Moll, librarian. Other Arcadia Press authors will be present to sign copies of the new East & West Rockhill Township Book and also Perkasie Borough Book. The Richland Library welcomes other local authors to participate in the event.

A Chinese raffle is planned along with a table devoted to the new Juniper Street book project and information about the Richland Library Company. Now located at 44 S Main Street in Quakertown, this local research facility was founded in 1788. The library is open from 9 a.m. until noon every Saturday. All proceeds from this event will be designated for the building fund at the Richland Library. Benner Hall is located at 1260 Cherry Road.

Call the library at 215-536-5636 for more info.

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