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First Tuesday | September 3 | Marlborough

Join us for First Tuesday in Marlborough

Tuesday, September 3 | 1:30PM – 4PM

Specialists Robin S.R. Starr, Karen Keane, Kaitlin Shinnick &Adam Tober will be on hand to evaluate items and accept consignments for upcoming auctions.

Robin S.R. Starr – Director of American & European Works of Art, will be on-hand to evaluate paintings, prints, sculpture, and photography for upcoming auctions. She is looking forward to seeing examples by listed, sought-after artists, as well as iconic works of fine art photography from the 19th through 21st centuries, with market interest over $1000.… Read More

First Tuesday | March 5 | Marlborough

Join us for First Tuesday in Marlborough 

Tuesday, March 5 | 1:30PM – 4PM

Specialists Robin S.R. Starr, Adam Tober, Kaitlin Shinnick & Christopher D. Fox will be on hand to evaluate items and accept consignments for upcoming auctions. 

Experts Available in March:

Christopher D. Fox – Our Generalist this month is a Specialist in the Militaria department and Associate Deputy Director of American Furniture & Decorative Arts.Read More

Skinner 2018 Consignment Events

Join us in these New England cities for a complimentary auction evaluation of jewelrysilver, coins & currency, American & European works of art, sculpture, and musical instruments and the opportunity to consign property to upcoming Skinner auctions.

New Haven, CT | September 12, 2018

Providence RI | October 10, 2018

Portland ME | November 14, 2018

Chatham MA | December 12, 2018 

Appointments by reservation only.… Read More

Musical Instrument Consignment Day in Boston

Meet with Skinner Fine Musical Instrument specialists for a complimentary verbal assessment of your stringed or fretted  instruments. Department Director, Jill Arbetter and nationally recognized specialist, Horst Kloss will be holding a consignment day in our Boston Gallery.

These events are free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis, although we strongly recommend booking an appointment in advance.

Skinner Boston Gallery

63 Park Plaza Boston, MA 02116

Monday, February 3 12PM – 7PM Register Now

Questions: events@skinnerinc.com 508.970-3240… Read More

Musical Instrument Consignment Days in California

Meet with Skinner Fine Musical Instrument specialists for a complimentary verbal assessment of your stringed or fretted  instruments. Department Director, Jill Arbetter and nationally recognized specialist, Horst Kloss will be holding consignment days throughout California.

These events are free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis, although we strongly recommend booking an appointment in advance.

 

San Francisco

January 27, 2014 Register Now

San Jose

January 29, 2014 Register Now

Los Angeles

January 31 & February 1, 2014 Register Now

 

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Advice from an Expert Violin Appraiser: How to Identify an Original Violin Label

How can you tell if the label in your violin is original? This is an important question in the evaluation of a violin from the 18th or 19th century. The recognition of an original label is an essential part of authenticating an antique violin, and the presence of an original label will naturally enhance a violin’s value.