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2009 Appraisal Fair Experts:

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Generalists - Experienced in Appraising Multiple Categories:

Barbara J. Eash: Member Certified Appraisers Guild of America. Reader's Digest Columnist for Reminisce, Reminisce Extra and Country Women Magazines. Antique Trader Magazine Appraiser. Instructor for UW-WKE Continuing Education. MPTV Annual Appraisal Fair Coordinator. Offices in New Berlin & Waukesha WI. (262) 524-2014.


Karen Halboth: Appraisal & Conducted Sales, LLC. Accredited member of International Society of Appraisers. Specializing in Decorative Arts, American Art Pottery and Prints. Williams Bay, WI. (262) 947-8089.


Sharon Wendland: Wendland Appraisal Service. Membership, CPPA & AIA. Stoughton, WI. (608) 873- 4619.

Antique & Estate Appraisals LLC, P.O. Box 2725, Oshkosh, 54903. Specializing in silver jewelry including Native American, Mexican, Victorian, Italian and Eames-era. Folk art, burl-bowls, glassware,
buttons, prints and fine art. In antiques & auction business 25 years. USPAP Certified. (920) 979-0453.

Art Appraisals, Painting and Prints:

Mary Manion: Co-owner and Associate Director of Landmarks Gallery & Restoration Studio. Member, New England Appraisers Association. Columnist for Antique Trader Magazine. Location at 231 N. 76th St. Milwaukee, WI 53213. (414) 453-1620.


Fine Art, Vintage Folk Art, Americana & Art Pottery:    

Mr. Mark Moran, 36 years in the Antiques World, including Senior Editor, Antiques & Collectibles Books for Krause Publications. Editor of Antique Review East Magazine, producer of Atlantique City Antique Show, editorial director of F+W Media's Antiques Group and Author or co-author of 22 books on antiques and collectibles. (715) 445-2214.

Books Printed materials, and Manuscripts:

Mr. Mark Lindvall has assessed and purchased books 30 years for Renaissance Bookshops, 834 N. Plankington Ave. and at Mitchell International Airport. (414) 747-4526

Professor Andrew M. McLean, Ph.D, has 30 years appraisal experience of antiquarian books, printed material and literary manuscripts. An English literature scholar, teacher, author and bookseller. Located in Racine, WI. telephone: (262) 833-0092

Cameras, Sterescopes, Ambrotype, Tin-types:

Mr. Wendal Kemp, owner of Carriage Barn Restorations, is knowledgeable and has been involved in the photography business for 35 years. Milton WI (608) 868-2955.


Mr. Howard Young: Owner of Howard's Antique Clocks. Member,The National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors. Professionally restores and appraises antique clocks and collections from around the world. (414) 259-1163.



Mr. David Hunsicker: Forty-five years experience with United States coins. Member, American Numismatic Association. Greater Milwaukee Coin & Jewelry, Brookfield (262) 781-4200. In Waukesha (262) 896-8955.


Comic Books: New & Vintage:

Mr. Steven J. Dobrzynski: Twenty-five years experience in appraisal and grading services, CGC Affiliate. Owner of Collectors Edge Comics, the largest retailer of comic books in Wisconsin with

four locations in Milwaukee. (414) 481-5055.

Costume Jewelry:

Georg & Merilyn Lauria: Owners of Wrinkle In Time, LLC. Specializing in vintage costume jewelry and wall-pockets. (262) 613-2096.


Antique and Collectible Dolls + Doll Related Items:

Mr. William Zito: Extensive experience including, Chairman of Judges with U.F.D.C. Conventions. National judge since 1973. Retired owner of Heirloom Doll Shop, Author & Appraiser. (262) 544-0549.



Mr. Thomas Staats: Lifetime collector and historian. Forty year collection of American, Civil and WWI flags. He shares his passion with immense knowledge about flags. (414) 466-8030.

Fine Jewelry Appraiser:

Douglas Powers, President & Owner of Powers Goldsmith Shop, Ltd. 14545 W. Capital Drive, Brookfield, WI. 53005.  Over 25 years in the appraising industry. (262) 373.0614

Scott Mars, Master Goldsmith, Designer, and Appraiser, including GIA diamond grading and original custom designed pieces. Twenty years experience in the jewelry business and owns Scott's Creative Trenz L.L.C. 880 North Grand Avenue, Waukesha, WI. 53186. (262) 574.0880

Military Memorabilia:

Mr. Jerry Dutscheck: Owner of Military Collectables Shop, 9106 W. Greenfield, West Allis, WI. He has taken 1st place awards and interested in all war relics & militaria. Appraiser and military artifact collector for 31 years. (414) 727-1190.


U.S. and Foreign Paper Money (State & Federal issues & U.S. Post cards):

Mr. Tom Snyder: Appraiser, author & historian with membership in S.P.M.C. & M.N.S. Address: Olympic Printing Center, 801 Northview, Rd. Waukesha. (262) 542-5990.


Music Memorabilia:

Mr. Luke Lavin: Owner of Bullseye Record Shop and Farwell Music 1627 E. Irving Place, Milwaukee, WI 53202.  Records, posters, concert tickets, sheet music, etc.(414) 223-3177.


Political Campaign Items:

Mr. Thomas M. Kitchen: Lifetime collector of buttons, posters, 3-D items etc. Five terms as President, Wisconsin Chapter of American Political Items. Collaborated on price guides.(920) 922-7439


Pocket Watches, Black Forest Carvings & Music Boxes:

Mr. Jerry Waelti: Member of The National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors and The Music Box Association. Lifetime collection of antique clocks. Office number (262) 728-8302.


Red Wing Stoneware, Art Pottery & Dinnerware:

Carl and Linda Schessler: Owners of Buttons & Bowls Antiques. Member, Red Wing Collectors Society for twenty-five years. (262) 542- 9611.


Sports Memorabilia:

Mr. Joe Palmisano: President of "Legend's of the Field", has been collecting and selling for 35 years. He will answer questions and provide an opinion on your unique collectible. 'Legends' Stores are located in Hartland, Delafield and Gurnee Mills Mall. Office (262) 367-1300.



Mr. Robert M. Ulatt: Buying and selling stamps with 30 years experience. (414) 828-6568.

Stringed Musical Instruments:
Mr. Wil Bremer, owner of Spruce Tree Music, 851 E. Johnson Street, Madison, WI. 53703. Guitars, banjos, mandolins, violins, dulcimers, harps, ukuleles, lap steels, etc. Appraisals, restoration and repair since 1972. (608) 255.2254


Mr. Tom Burns: Owner of 'Yesterdays Tools'. Member Mid-West Tool Collectors Association. Gives tool presentations and seminars on collecting hand tools. (414) 870-6532.

Tribal Art & American Folk Art:

Mr. Michael D. Kerr: Kerr Gallery 418 N. 3rd St., Suite 330, Milwaukee, WI 53203.  Teacher, Lecturer & Appraiser for 25 years. Specialties: Tribal ( Native American (Plain & Southwest), African & the Pacific, American Folk Art, (Paintings, Sculpture & African American Quilts), and Outsider Art. Member Antique Tribal Art Dealers Association. (414) 224-1469. Showings by appointments.


Toys: Trucks, Trains and Banks:

Mr. Ralph P. Hibbard: Owner of Greenfield Gallery Collectibles. Collaborated on McCollough, Buddy L. Toy Book. Historic Heaven City, S91 W27850 HWY. ES, Mukwonago, WI. (262) 363-5885.


Waukesha Springs Era Memorabilia:

Mr. John M. Schoenknecht: Editor of Landmark Magazine, published by Waukesha County Historical Society. Board of Trustees member, Author, Newspaper Columnist and serious collector for 33 years. (414) 443-0379.

Wedgwood Jasper & Hummel Figurines:

Fred and Joann Portz: Lifetime collectors and members of Wedgwood International Society England, M.I. Hummel Association. Address: P.O. Box 493, Waukesha, WI 53187.