Pioneerland Library System will again host antique appraisal events featuring author and antiques expert Mark F. Moran of Iola WI. Dates, times and locations include:

Pioneerland Library System will again host antique appraisal events featuring author and antiques expert Mark F. Moran of Iola WI. Dates, times and locations include:

March 2, Graceville Public Library, starting at 4 p.m.

March 3, Ortonville Public Library, starting at 11 a.m.

March 3, Maynard Public Library, starting at 4 p.m.

All items to be appraised must be registered in advance for these free programs. To register, contact the library help desks.

Moran is available to make home visits for people with big things or fragile things (or a lot of things). House calls are $75.00 an hour and there is no mileage charge if within 10 miles of the appraisal event site. To arrange, call 715-281-5060 or email moranm1953@gmail.com.

Categories of acceptable objects may include:

Fine art, including paintings, drawings, prints and statuary.

Furniture (photos of large pieces may be sent to me in advance).

Ceramics, including figural pottery, vases, dishes, kitchenware and stoneware.

Glassware, including lighting, marbles and souvenir items.

Vintage photographs, including snapshots, tintypes, ambrotypes and daguerreotypes.

Advertising, including posters,  lithographed tin, paper and figural objects.

Folk art, including carvings, quilts, weathervanes, windmill weights and "outsider" art.

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