Free Appraisal Panel Returns to Atlantique City Looking for some history behind your inheritance? Trouble finding the value of your old weather vane? Want to sell a piece of Fulper without getting fleeced? Free appraisals return!
News-Antique.com - Feb 15,2008 - Photo caption: This season’s Appraisal Booth is sponsored by Alan “Mr. Mint” Rosen. Not only is Mr. Rosen one of the featured appraisers, he has been in the collecting industry for 35 years, buying robots, baseball cards and sports memorabilia.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Looking for some history behind your inheritance? Trouble finding the value of your old weather vane? Want to sell a piece of Fulper without getting fleeced? If you bring it, they will price it. The always entertaining Atlantique City Appraisal Booth returns to the antiques and collectibles show March 29-30 in the Atlantic City Convention Center.
This season’s Appraisal Booth is sponsored by Alan “Mr. Mint” Rosen. Not only is Mr. Rosen one of the featured appraisers, he has been in the collecting industry for 35 years, buying robots, baseball cards and sports memorabilia. Noah Fleisher, editor of Antique Trader magazine, will serve once again as our guest emcee. With a live audience and videotaping of featured items this year’s appraisal booth will be a special event. Appraisals will be offered by specialists in fine jewelry, textiles, glass, autographs, books, maps and more.
This year’s lineup is better than ever:
• Marking his 37th year with Antique Trader as editor, author and antique expert, Kyle Husfloen of Palm Springs, Calif., has returned to appraise at Atlantique City. Husfloen is author of the regular column, Kyle on Antiques, and has served as a guest appraiser and lecturer on antiques across the nation.
• With a decided specialty in mint condition baseball cards and toy robots from the 1950s and ’60s still in their original boxes, Alan Rosen, known on television, in newspapers and across the industry as Mr. Mint, will be appraising at Atlantique City on both Saturday and Sunday. Alan will lend his expertise and his personality to what is already a stellar event.
• Specializing in estate jewelry and gems will be certified gemologist and appraiser Paula Fox of Bensalem, PA. Fox has worked with television, sport and business celebrities in addition to being vice president of the International Society of Appraisers, Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter and a ranking member of the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers.
• Carolyn Remmey of Remmey Antiques and Fine Art in New Vernon, N.J., will once again lend her expertise in glass, pop culture, toys and New Jersey memorabilia. Remmey also volunteers for a variety of charitable organizations, has written for antiques publications, and has also appeared on Antiques Roadshow.
• Ellen Schroy, who has edited 24 consecutive editions of the Warman’s Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide, will return as a general appraiser. Beyond her work as a noted author in the antiques industry, Schroy, of Quakertown, Pa., contributes to Antique Trader and has appeared as a guest on nationally broadcast television and radio shows.
• Bringing years of experience in appraisal of maps, prints, books and autographs is Dale Sorenson, director of auctions and former owner of Waverly Auctions, along with Quinn’s Auctions, of Falls Church, Va. In addition