Antique Roadshow with Mark Moran

Fitchburg Public Library
Join us in the library meeting room to watch and/or have an appraisal* done on one of your antiques or collectibles by author and antiques expert Mark F. Moran.
This is a fun event to watch even if you don’t have an antique. Mark’s vast experience and knowledge makes it entertaining for everyone!
Pre-registration is required if you want to have an appraisal done and a limited number of spots are available. To register, contact the Reference Desk at 608-729-1763. Please see the list below of accepted and excluded items, below before booking an appointment.
*Opinions of value are informal, and may not be used for insurance or charitable donations, which require a certified appraisal.
Categories of objects for appraisal may include:
Accepted Items:
Fine Art
Vintage Photos
Folk Art
Costume Jewelry
Musical Instruments
Antique & Vintage Lighting
Sports Memorabilia
…and More
Excluded items:
All weapons
Knives (folding knives with advertising are accepted)
Coins and Paper Money
Fine Jewelry, including precious gems
Beanie Babies
More About Mark Moran:
Mark was formerly senior editor of Antiques and Collectibles Books for Krause Publications in Iola, Wis., he has also been a contributing editor for Antique Trader magazine. He has served as editor of Antique Review East magazine; as producer of Atlantique City, an antique show held in Atlantic City, N.J.; and as editorial director of F+W Media’s Antiques Group.
Moran was also a guest expert on the PBS program, Antiques Roadshow, for 9 seasons.
He is the author or co-author of more than 25 books on antiques and collectibles, including three editions of the 800-page annual Warman’s Antiques & Collectibles.
Moran bought and sold antiques for more than 30 years, specializing in vintage folk art, Americana, and fine art. He has been active as an appraiser of antiques and fine art for more than 20 years.
Mark Weathervane next to an antique horse statue
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