Three professional appraisers will be on hand. Janet Carlile is an independent accredited antiques valuer and appraiser. She has thirty years of experience appraising, inventorying and advising on fine art and antiques for private, corporate and institutional clients in North America and Europe. Her clients include the Canadian Museum of Civilization, the American Embassy and Rideau Hall. Janet is also well known as a university lecturer, author, television personality and public speaker. Micheline Desaulniers is a certified and registered gemologist who has been appraising fine jewellery, gold and silver for over thirty years. Rick Payce is an experienced appraiser and dealer specializing in furniture and Canadiana.
Bring your books, silver, ceramics, jewellery, furniture and paintings. Join in the fun and learn more about the world of antiques and collectibles. Admission is free and appraisals are $5 per item. Doors open at 10 a.m.
The Mississippi Valley Textile Museum is located at 3 Rosamond St. E. Almonte. For more information call 613 256-3754, Ext.7