Last Week to Register for an Antique Appraisal

The Friends of The Garner Public Library are hosting Mike Moran, Antique Appraiser on Thursday  March 28, from 4-7 pm. Registration is required for an appraisal. One item per person is allowed for appraisal.

Objects accepted for evaluation include:

Fine art, including paintings, drawings, prints and statuary.

Furniture (larger pieces may be viewed using images sent by email).

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.
Antique and vintage lighting of all kinds.
Musical instruments.
Sporting collectibles.

Excluded items: all weapons, including swords and knives (though folding knives with advertising are accepted); traps (like leg-hold); coins and paper money; Nazi memorabilia; fine jewelry, including precious gems; Beanie Babies.

Sign up sheet: stop in or contact the library to register your item and receive your time. 641.923.2850 or

There is no charge for this event and spectators are welcome.



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