Free Appraisal Days


FREE VERBAL APPRAISALS EVERY MONTH

NEXT FREE APPRAISAL DAY
SATURDAY, JULY 27, 10 am-1 pm.
ROCKVILLE SECOND STORY BOOKS 
12160 Parklawn Drive, Rockville, MD 20852. (301) 770-0477. 
Limit five items per person. First come, first served.

Join Allan Stypeck, Antiques Road Show veteran and currently a regular on MPT’s Chesapeake Collectibles, and share with like-minded collectors the excitement of discovering the history and value of rare books and other unique cultural artifacts.

HIGHLIGHTS from the June 29, 2019 free appraisal day: E.F. Hayward: Inscribed copy of “Poems From the North Woods” with original manuscript poem • Eddie Rickenbacker: Inscribed copy of “Seven Came Through” • Kurt Vonnegut: Signed copy of “Sun Moon Star” • “Directory of Publick Service..., 1745 printed by Benjamin Franklin • Frank Lloyd Wright: “Buildings, Plans and Designs • Isaac Walton: Universal Angler, 1676 in Riviere binding • John Milton: Complete Works 1795 • John F. Kennedy: Signed photograph • Richard Marsten: Signed copy of “Danger Dinosaurs” • Bobby Fischer: Early signed photograph age 14 • U.S. Supreme Court Dred Scott vs John A Sandford 1856 • Barberi Giovanni: Work on Cagliostro 1790 • Record album signed by Ella Fitzgerald and Oscar Peterson.



ANSWERS TO FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

• At Second Story Books' monthly FREE APPRAISAL DAY, Allan Stypeck, Senior Member, American Society of Appraisers, provides verbal appraisals of value for insurance and replacement purposes.
• Free verbal appraisals of books, autographs, manuscripts, photographs, art.
• Limit five items per person.
• This event is held on the last Saturday of every month, 10 AM - 1 PM.
• No appointments: First come, first served.
• Located at 12160 Parklawn Drive, Rockville, MD.
• Free parking in front of the bookstore.
• Ten minute walk from Twinbrook Metro.

Appraising Books or The Tales and Details

A poem inspired by the Free Appraisal Days
written by Lynne Haussler Oakes on January 27, 2018.