Month: April 2015

Native American “Wild West” Show Beaded Costume Jacket

Today’s spotlight is on an early twentieth century piece of  Western American History. Recently we took a look at the authentic Native American jacket we found at the Malden Bridge Community Center Appraisal Day event. The jacket is characterized by intricate beading and design. Though the history of this garment is still speculative, the original owners believe that it was crafted by Plains Indians...

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Appraisal Event Finds: Antique Chinese Fruit Pit Carvings

19th century Chinese carved peach stone
On Saturday, April 25th, we were in residence at the Malden Bridge Community Center Appraisal Day event. The event is similar to the Antiques Roadshow: individuals bring in their family treasures for appraisers to evaluate, looking for information and hoping for a pleasant surprise. We had a great time at the event, meeting lots of people and seeing some really interesting things. This week we’ll...

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Mark Lawson Antiques Speaking Engagement at the Malta Community Center

Malta Community Center speaking event
Have you stumbled across an old interesting item while spring cleaning? Have you always wondered about that unusual painting that once belonged to your grandparents? On Saturday, May 9th 2015, Mark Lawson of Mark Lawson Antiques and sponsor of Antiques Road Show will be doing an evaluation of your antiques and other items of interest at the Malta Community Center. The event begins at 10am. Mark...

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Appraisal Day Event at the Malden Bridge Community Center

19th Century Blue Decorated Stoneware Crock
Have you always wanted to go to an Antiques Roadshow event? Are you ready to discover the value of your family heirloom? This Saturday, April 25th 2015, Mark Lawson will be at the Malden Bridge Community Center to take part in their Roadshow style event. We will be offering appraisals on your items from 10am to 2pm. Appraisals are at a cost of $8 for one item, or $20 for a limit of three items....

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