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Montana Antiques Appraisal Fair set for September 22

Posted at 7:00 AM, Sep 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-08 17:54:07-04

The Montana History Foundation and Fort Benton Museums invite the public to bring fine art, rare and valuable treasures, historic objects, and interesting items to the Montana Antiques Appraisal Fair.

The Fair is scheduled for Saturday, September 22 at the Montana Agricultural Center in Fort Benton.

Expert and celebrity appraisers Timothy Gordon, Grant Zahajko, and Allen Rodgers will provide verbal valuations. All three appraisers have appeared on PBS Antiques Roadshow.

Photo courtesy of the Montana History Foundation

A press release states they have extensive knowledge and experience appraising a variety of items.

The items to bring include paintings, textiles, rugs, ceramics, photographs, Western and Native Americana, sports memorabilia, militaria, dolls, or any other objects and oddities. No firearms please.

For $15 per item, the public is invited to bring up to three items per person or six items per couple to be appraised.

General admission for spectators is $5 at the door. You can purchase appraisal tickets online here.

All proceeds from the event will benefit both the History Foundation and the Fort Benton Museums.

The Montana Agricultural Center is located at 1205 20th Street.