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Mt. Kearsarge Annual Fundraiser | November 3 & 4

The Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum will be hosting their Annual Fundraiser with  Antiques Appraisal Events on Friday, November 3 and Saturday, November 4, 2017.

On Friday, November 3rd, participants will enjoy a Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers event called “What’s It Worth?”  This event is both entertaining and educational for those interested in the history and the value of antiques. You may bring 3 treasures to the museum for evaluation and verbal appraisal!  The evening starts with fine wine and a selection of hors-d’oeuvres reception from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Guests will be able to walk through the museum with tour guides and meet with Skinner Native American appraiser and Board Trustee Doug Deihl who will discuss various collections pieces from the museum.  From 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., attendees will gather in the museum’s contemporary art gallery to enjoy a presentation by the appraisers. This program will provide information on the objects that guests have brought to the event along with an estimated value based on current market prices for a similar example.  The Friday event is by invitation only.  Please contact the museum at 603-456-2600 if you would like to be included on our mailing list for this once in a lifetime experience, please give us a call!

On Saturday, November 4 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, you can enjoy a Skinner, Inc., Appraisal Day!  This event is designed as an entertaining and educational way for people interested in the history and the value of antiques to come together.  This event also supports MKIM’s mission and raises funding for our organization.

Attendees can bring up to three antique items for a verbal appraisal between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 PM.  Space is limited and pre-registration is recommended. Tickets for “Appraisal Day” are $25 per person which includes up to 3 items to be appraised. This admission ticket also includes a complimentary self-guided tour of the museum, the Medicine Woods and the Arboretum.  Light refreshments will be served.

If you have large or particularly fragile antique items, Skinner recommends that good quality photos be substituted. If you have services of china or silver, please bring one example of each piece in a set accompanied by a list of the total number of pieces instead of the entire set. Items that are not included at these events are weapons, coins, stamps, and large furniture.

Questions for Skinner. Please contact us at 508-970-3299. All proceeds benefit Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum.



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