Antiques & Collectibles Appraisal Day

BAJC will hold its sixth annual Antiques & Collectibles Appraisal Day on Sunday, June 4th from 12pm-5:30 pm, at 118 Elliot Street in Brattleboro. There is no admission charge.

Five specialists (see details below) will be present to evaluate and appraise sterling silver, art glass, china, pottery, oriental rugs, fine art, signed prints, musical instruments, entertainment memorabilia, estate and costume jewelry, coins, ephemera, photographs, toys, dolls, clocks, barometers, watches, tchotchkes. These appraisers will offer a valuation of your heirlooms and personal keepsakes based on current trends and market value. Start checking your closets, basement, attic, barn, storage unit and be amazed or amused to find out what your prized possessions are worth!

Appraisal costs: $8 per item or $40 for six items.
Box lots of coins, stamps, postcards, jewelry and such are $20.00.
Cash or check payable to BAJC.
(Six items is the limit for each person, but not limited to one appraiser.)
(Note: firearms, knives, ammunitions or other weaponry and large rugs and bulky furniture cannot be accepted.) If you have any questions or want more information, e-mail Stephan at

Ten percent of the proceeds will benefit the Atowi Project (

Kit Barry is a 50-year expert in ephemera and will appraise any item either printed or handwritten. He will also advise on how to treat, display, store or repair paper items.
Stephan Brandstatter will evaluate recorded music of all formats and styles, entertainment memorabilia, performing arts, theatre collectibles, concert posters and merchandise, music collectibles, autographed items and anything related to music, theatre and dance. Stephan has appraised collections for the University of Massachusetts, a privately held Edison Disc collection, and for auctioneers throughout New England, private collectors and insurance adjusters.
Charles Suss is an experienced and highly-respected coin dealer in Bennington, is an active member of the American Numismatic Association (A.N.A.), an Early American Coppers and Colonial Coin Collectors’ Club.
Bittner Auctions-Brian Bittner is a third generation Vermont antique dealer with over twenty years of experience, has served as President of the Vermont Antique Dealers Association and is an active member of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, which handles a broad range of antique, vintage, and old objects, with a focus on jewelry, silver, watches, paintings, and coin.
John Pappas-Owner and licensed auctioneer for Keene Auctions, has over 40 years of experience and is knowledgeable in all categories.