Antiques appraiser to visit Heritage Woods

DeKALB – Antiques expert Mark Moran will offer free, informal antiques appraisals at Heritage Woods, 2626 N. Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb, from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, April 25.

Moran is a former senior editor for antiques and collectibles books with Krause Publications. He has written or contributed to more than 25 books on antiques and collectibles, has been an active appraiser for more than 20 years, and has appeared as a guest expert on “Antiques Roadshow” on PBS.

Appraisals at this event are informal and cannot be used for insurance purposes, but may help people make an informed decision about whether to seek out a formal appraisal. Items that will be appraised include advertising, toys, ceramics, clocks, costume jewelry, fine art, folk art, furniture, glassware, metalware, and vintage photographs.

Items that will not be appraised include weapons of any kind, currency, Beanie Babies, fine jewelry, watches, and musical instruments.

Space is limited and registration is required. To register or for more information, call 815-787-6500 or email

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