Find out what your family treasures are worth and support the Monadnock Center’s programs at the same time. Comb through your attic and bring up to three items for a verbal appraisal on Saturday, May 6 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. If items are too large to carry, appraisals can be made from photographs. The cost is $5 per item or three items for $10.
Appraisals are being sponsored by New Hampshire Antique Co-op of Milford, N.H. a family-run business now in its 32nd year. This group shop is one of the finest in New Hampshire and is known for its eclectic mix and focus on quality, featuring more than 200 dealers showcasing fine art, period furniture, vintage wares and collectibles. The appraisal team for this event includes noted appraisers and antique specialists Sam and Jason Hackler specializing in fine art, American and English eighteenth and nineteenth century period furniture, porcelain and silver.
New Hampshire Antique Co-op co-owners Sam and Jason Hackler together have more than 50 years of knowledge and expertise in the field of fine art and antiques. Their experience not only as owners of New Hampshire Antique Co-op, but also as past principals of the Active Appraisal Group and officers of the former Granite State Antiques and Appraisers Association, has earned them the honor of being named “Best of New Hampshire – Antiques Appraisals” by New Hampshire Magazine. In addition, Jason has held an auctioneer’s license in both New Hampshire and Massachusetts. He pens a monthly appraisal article, Treasure Hunt, for New Hampshire Magazine. Sam and Jason regularly volunteer their services for numerous non-profit organizations, including Easter Seals, Historical Society of Amherst, Milford Historical Society, Temple Historical Society and Shelter from the Storm.