This is a great chance to learn if you have hidden wealth
Washington, DC (Vocus) October 30, 2009
Visitors to this year’s Historic Alexandria Antiques Show can receive free verbal appraisals of their treasures by antiques expert and professional appraiser Todd Peenstra.
The Historic Alexandria Antiques Show takes place November 13-15 at the Holiday Inn Historic District. Hours of the show are Friday, November 13, 11 am-8 pm; Saturday, November 14, 11 am-6 pm; and Sunday, November 15, 12 noon-5 pm.
Show admission tickets can be purchased at the door for $15 each or for $12 each at http://www.ArmacostAntiquesShows.com . Show admission is free on Friday only from 5 pm to 8 pm.
Verbal appraisals will be limited to two items per visitor.
“This is a great chance to learn if you have hidden wealth,” says Bob James, president, Armacost Antiques Shows. “Todd Peenstra has worked with renowned collectors the world over and brings extraordinary knowledge and insight to appraising."
The Historic Alexandria Antiques Show brings together 30 top-ranking antiques, fine art and jewelry dealers from around the US and abroad. It will feature thousands of pieces of period furniture, paintings, prints, folk art, tapestries, textiles, carpets, lamps, ceramics, glass, jewelry and unusual decorative accessories, every one backed by a guarantee of authenticity.
The show is located at the Holiday Inn Historic District at 625 First Street. Free parking is available.
Proceeds from the show benefit the Historic Alexandria Foundation. The foundation awards grants annually to an array of preservation projects and conducts an important preservation awards program.
Separate tickets are required for the preview party, November 12, 6:30 pm-9:30 pm, and for all other special events. More information is available at 703.549.5811.
About Armacost Antiques Shows
Armacost Antiques Shows lets people of all ages discover the simple pleasure of owning fine antiques. Visitors to our shows can shop, look and learn in friendly surroundings, knowing they can buy with a guarantee of authenticity. All shows benefit nonprofits, including museums, churches, social service agencies and preservation groups. The nonprofit sponsors help generate enthusiasm for antiques while delivering much-needed financial support for their institutions and communities. More information is available at http://www.ArmacostAntiquesShows.com .