Free Appraisal Days


FREE VERBAL APPRAISALS EVERY MONTH

NEXT FREE APPRAISAL DAY
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 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 January 25, 2020 event: Smith: signed copy of “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” • 19th Century New York City Topographical Atlas • Montessori: “L’Autoedioncazione” 1916 edition • Dickens: “Our Mutual Friend” First edition • Helen Keller: “Journal” signed • Charles Lindbergh: “Of Flight and Life” signed • Edith Wharton: “Book of the Homeless” • Christie’s Auction Catalogue “Dresses for Princess Diana” Limited Edition • Valentin Lebedev: “Diary of a Cosmonaut” signed.



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.