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"What'$ It Worth?" Returns to Fredericksburg
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 • Posted March 21, 2012

The Gillespie County Historical Society’s popular “What’$ It Worth?” appraisal event returns to the Pioneer Museum in Fredericksburg April 20 & 21, 2012.

Features new event: the Rare Find$ Market

NEW! Rare Find$ Market

Friday & Saturday, April 20 & 21, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

325 W. Main Street Exhibit Space on the Pioneer Museum Grounds, Fredericksburg TX

A community-wide “Rare Finds” sale - all in one convenient location! Come browse the booths of select sellers to find hidden gems and unique items - the antiques of tomorrow!

FREE Admission!

(Cost is $50 if you wish to rent a space for sales. Call Janet 830-997-8917)

Special Pre-Event Cocktail Reception

Friday Evening, April 20, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Historic Sanctuary and Social Hall312 West San Antonio Street, Fredericksburg TX

Guest Speaker: Kenneth Hafertepe, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Museum Studies at Baylor University, will speak on Fredericksburg FurnitureDoor prizes, silent auction, and antique service providers.

Hors d-oeuvres catered by featured Fredericksburg Restaurants, plus beer, wine, champagne, and soft drinks.

Reception Tickets: $30 for GCHS members and $35 for non-members; Include one free appraisal on Saturday. Please RSVP by Tuesday, April 17.

“What’$ It Worth?” Appraisal Day

Saturday, April 21, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Historic Sanctuary

312 West San Antonio Street, Fredericksburg TX

Independent antique appraisers will gauge the value of your treasures and collectibles, including furniture, paintings, sculpture, art, books, textiles, silver, glass, toys, guns, knives, western and Fredericksburg memorabilia.

Food, soda, beer, water, snacks, and cookies available for purchase both days.

Appraisal Tickets: Individual appraisals offered at $10 per item (Large items can be appraised by bringing in a high-quality photograph with written detail if available)

More Information

For information and to purchase tickets, call 830-990-8441, email, or visit online at*The event appraisers are independent of the GCHS-Pioneer Museum. Appraisals are for fair market value, and not intended for insurance and tax purposes. The Museum holds no liability for inaccuracies or damaged items.

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