A free appraisal fair will be held at The Clapboard House/Appalachian Showcase, Main Street, Wise, Va., March 16 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Denward ‘Deano’ Johnson and Milton Ellison will conduct the appraisals.
Johnson specializes in appraisal of antique furniture (over 100 years old), R.S. Prussian, R.S. Germany, Roseville, Hull, Westmorland, Northwood, Millersburg, and other pieces of porcelain and glassware, and also has extensive knowledge about books, toys, and dolls.
Ellison deals with coins, scrip, merchant tokens, mining artifacts, and bottles from local towns, advertising items, signs, thermometers, clocks, and local historical pieces.
Those wanting a free appraisal can bring up to three items for appraisal, or photographs of larger items. Additional items can be appraised if time permits. There will be refreshments and door prizes.
Call (276) 328-4470 for more information.