FREE VERBAL APPRAISALS EVERY MONTH
NEXT FREE APPRAISAL DAY
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 29, 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 August 25 Free Appraisal Day: Canvas fragment of the Hindenberg zeppelin • Robert Frost signed woodblock portrait • Dodd: “Security Analysis” • Walt Disney signed Mickey Mouse Club roster • Connolly: “Songs of the Celts” signed • Inscribed photograph of Napoleon III in a presentation box • Nolen: First edition of “Cherry Street House” • Langston Hughes: signed copy of “Dream Keeper” • Fanny Maitland: Presentation album containing 13 original watercolors of butterflies • Andy Warhol: Signed copy of “Exposures” • Barry Goldwater: Face of Arizona, signed, limited edition • Marie Angel: “Two Poems by Emily Dickinson” signed, limited edition • Pablo Picasso: Large folio limited edition of prints • Apollo XI Press Kit.
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.
A poem inspired by the Free Appraisal Days
written by Lynne Haussler Oakes on January 27, 2018.