Free antique appraisals will be given at The Clapboard House/Appalachian Showcase, Main Street, Wise, Va., on March 17 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Denward ‘Deano’ Johnson and Milton Ellison will look at the antiques and assign a value to them.
Johnson specializes in the 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, script, merchant tokens, mining artifacts, bottles from local towns, advertising items, signs, thermometers, clocks, and local historical pieces. Those wishing to have 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 also be refreshments and door prizes.
Call (276) 328-4470 for more information.