2014 Appraisal Fair

Barb EashDo you have a hidden treasure?

Is insurance necessary?

What is a fair price if I sell it?

Have you always wanted to know what it is worth?

Come to the 9th Annual MPTV Appraisal Fair

Saturday, October 11, 2014

To find out the answers to these questions and more.

Over 50 appraisers and category experts will be on hand to provide verbal appraisals.

Appraisals are $10 each and must be purchased in advance.

Categories include: Fine Art, Decorative Arts, Books & Manuscripts, Ivory & Silver, Glassware & Porcelain, Timepieces, Lamps & Audio Gear, Tribal Art & Paper Money, Movie & Sports, Classic Cars, Stamps, Dolls & Toys, Comic Books, Steins, Duck Decoys, Fishing Tackle & Military, Gem Material, Costume & Fine Jewelry, U.S. & Foreign Coins, Political Memorabilia & Bottles and much, much more.

The Appraisal Fair is located at THE MPTV AUCTION STUDIO 12560 West Townsend, Brookfield, WI. To purchase tickets or for more information please call 262-781-4998 or visit shop MPTV.

NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR. All revenue supports Milwaukee Public Television.

Meet the Appraisers and Category Experts

Multiple Categories

Barbara J. Eash Appraisal Fair Coordinator:

Certified Appraisers Guild of America, USPAP Compliant, Country Woman Magazine and Freeman Media Columnist, Continuing Education Instructor – UW-WKE, three office locations, (262) 524-2014

Mike Boerschinger & Nichole PiroloEvent Sponsor – The Sell It Now Store:

Licensed Wisconsin Auctioneers, spanning the global market by consigning classic cars to jukeboxes to Barbie dolls and more, overseeing the entire process, 211 S. West Avenue, Unit 60, Waukesha, WI 53189 www.sellitnowstore.com  (414) 727-0600

Rosalind Lyness:

Antique & Estate Appraisals, LLC. International Society of Appraisers AM, in business 28 years, Oshkosh, WI www.antiqueandestateappraisals.com (920) 979-0453

Cheri L. Riehle:

Certified Appraisers Guild of America, Ebay Power Seller, buying and selling antiques 25+years- based in Mukwonago, WI www.treasuresaz.com  (262) 893-8222

Scott Watson:

Certified Appraiser – Northwestern University, owner Portobello Road Antiques & Appraisals, Member Wisconsin Antique Dealers Association, American Arts & Crafts era, furniture and early 20th century decorative arts portroadantiques@wi.rr.com (414) 630-5624

Julee Zawalick:

Member Wisconsin Antique Dealers Association & National Button Society. Antique Show experience of 41 years, Hunters Lake Antiques, Dousman, WI jaz4@mailzone.com  (262) 965-2797

Julie Ziniel:

Monthly antique consignment auctions since 1984, estate sales since 1978, Julie’s Antique Auctions, LLC, Madison St., Milwaukee, WI julie@juliesauctions.com (414) 649-9940

Specific Categories

Fine Art: Paintings, Prints & Sculptures

Scott Palmer:

International Society of Appraisers. Dunning, Milne & Palmer Appraisal Service, 27 years auction & appraisal business, 755 Church Rd, Elgin, IL dmpappraisers@gmail.com  (847) 899-1955

Douglas Stone:

Fulkerstone Fine Arts Conservation, since 1976. Professional Associate, member I I C, consultant to American Geological Society Library, UWM, paper & print ID, 2920 Wentworth Ave., Milwaukee, WI Fulkerstone@Ameritech.net  (414) 744-6333

Monica Mull:

Fifteen years as Principal Conservator for Landmarks Gallery & Restoration Studio, 231 N. 76th Street, Milwaukee, WI www.landmarksgallery.com (414) 453-1620

Lori A. Boldig:

Owner of ”The Gallori” Art History & CPF degree, 29 years experience, 133 E. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc, WI 53066  www.thegallori.com (262) 567-1826

Books & Manuscripts

Professor Andrew M. Mclean:

Teacher, author, bookseller for 31 years. Literary Manuscripts & Antiquarian Books, Racine, WI  RacineAndrew@aol.com. (262) 833-0092

Bottles, Advertising Signage & Stoneware Pottery

Henry Hecker:

Lecturer & National consultant for Milwaukee Historical Stoneware, member of MABC since 1972 and lifetime collector of stoneware, bottles and advertising objects. Oakton Springs Antiques, Mukwonago, WI oaktonsprings@aol.com (262) 378-4188

Sid Hatch:

President, Milwaukee Antique Bottle and Advertising Club, speaker and appraiser of brewery advertising since 1975 wisid55@yahoo.com (414) 218-4670

Clocks & Timepieces

S. Howard Young:

Owner of Howard’s Antique Clocks. Holds numerous professional memberships, repairs, restores and appraisals, 2828 N. 117th St. Wauwatosa, WI. 53222  clockmanyoung@wi.rr.com (414) 259-1163

Clocks, Watches, German & Swiss Music Boxes

Jerry Waelti:

National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors, Music Box Society, German and Swiss music boxes. Black Forest carvings redswissclock@gmail.com (262) 728-8302


David Hunsicker:

American Numismatic Association, 56 years experience in United States Coins and paper money davehuns@yahoo.com (262) 338-6064


Rare U.S and foreign coins, 30 years experience. Numismatic Guarantee Corporation authorized dealer. Consumer Advocate within the Numismatic community. 888-58-COINS tomthecoinguy@gmail.com

Comic Books

Steven J. Dobrzynski:

Owner of Collector’s Edge Comics with four Milwaukee locations since 1984. Certified Guaranty Co authorized submitter. Over 20 years of comic grading & appraising. www.collectorsedgecomics.com (414) 481-5055

Dolls & Teddy Bears

 William  Zito:

National Chairman Judge, U.F.D.C. conventions since 1973. Retired owner of Heirloom Doll Shop & Museum, author/lecturer/appraiser, gift-shop manager & buyer for Pabst Mansion  bru3685@aol.com (262) 888-0669

Duck Decoys & Calls

Roger A. Ludwig:

President of Wisconsin Decoy Collectors Association, Board of Directors for Midwest Decoy Collectors Association. Appraising 17 years, Oshkosh, rogfuzz@charter.net (920) 233-0349

Fishing Tackle/Lures/Outboards

Gregory Wojczak:

Owner of Greg’s Cottage Store. Speaker at sporting enthusiasts clubs. Member NFLCC, ORCA, AMOC. 12602 W. Hampton Ave. Butler, WI 53007 gregscottage@yahoo.com (262)783-1236


Thomas Staats:

Immense knowledge and 40 yr collection of American & foreign flags, Civil War long-arms and military objects staatsvilledepot@hotmail.com

Gem Material

Eugene Mueller:

Owner of The Gem Shop, Cedarburg, WI, published in Lapidary Journal and Rock & Gem magazine, 40 yrs experience including rough gem material, Agates, Jaspers & semi-precious stones,  mail@thegemshop.com (262) 377-4666

German Beer Steins (1500-present) & German stoneware

John A. Aschenbrenner:

Member & author for Stein Collectors International, Prosit Magazine. Lifetime historian and collector since 1970 and fluent in German language, herrington2004@hotmail.com (920) 988-2044


Max & Anne Blackmore: 

National Fenton Glass Society Editor, memberships include – West Virginia Museum of American Glass, National Depression Era Glass & Stretch Glass Societies. Registered Indiana auctioneer, specialties include 19th & 20th century Victorian, elegant and art glass. Extensive experience in glass identification msblackm@accelplus.net


Fine Jewelry – Kristin Milne:

Graduate Gemologist (GIA). Jewelry industry 12 years including store manager, consultant, appraiser & diamond grading. Dunning, Milne & Palmer Appraisal Services, IL (847) 544-8374

Costume Jewelry & Vintage AccessoriesBonnie McFarland

”Oldest Sister Antiques”, 24 years show and shop experience including clothings and all accessories. (414) 899-4594

Costume Jewelry & Vintage Accessories – Cindy L. Budde

Extensive experience in vintage shows and shops.Owner/manager of Fox Lake Country Antiques, 201 N. Fowler Street, Oconomowoc, WI (262) 560-0890

Military Memorabilia

Owners Jerry Dutscheck and Mark Mudex:

Interest in all military & war relics, collector & appraiser 32 yrs. Military Collectables Shop, 9106 W. Greenfield, West Allis, WI  militaryshop@yahoo.com  (414) 727-1190

Money (paper, U.S. & foreign)

Tom Snyder and Walter Blada:

State & Federal Issues, historical currency & photo post cards, appraiser, author and historian. S.P.M.C. & M.N.S. Owner of Olympic Printing & Invitation Center, 801 Northview Road, Waukesha WI  info@olympicinvitations.net (262) 542-5990

Movie Memorabilia

Dale E. Kuntz:

Historian, president of Milwaukee Film Classes and two film societies, “Movie Time” at Charles Allis Art Museum, co-author & published in numerous newspaper/magazines, taught film history, leading expert on “Classic Hollywood” (414) 466-1877

Political Campaign Memorabilia

Thomas M. Kitchen:

Political items collector 50 yrs, served with APIC since 1971, provided photos/expertise in two books, Fond Du Lac, WI (920) 922-7439

Radio’s, Telephone’s & Telegraph Equipment

Terry Hanney and Glen Trischan:

Vice President of Wisconsin Antique Radio Club, in business 20/plus years. Console & table models, 20th century battery radios, crystal sets, head phones, tubes & more. (414) 429-4405.

Red Wing Stoneware

Carl & Linda Schessler – Triage Sorting Chairperson:

Buttons & Bowls Antiques, Red Wing stoneware/pottery/dinnerware, 32 yrs experience. Certified Appraisers Guild of America, Red Wing Collectors Society & the Waukesha 1834 Club (262) 542-9611

Sports Memorabilia

Jon A. Hotter & Jon T. Hotter:

Collector of all sports for 67 yrs. Including, photographs & golf, major league baseball photographer, 1970-2004. Cooperstown, New York, Induction ceremony photographer, Jefferson, WI (920) 674-5356


Bill Birch:

Lake Country Stamps, Hartland, collector 40 yrs, American and Waukesha County Philatelic Society, American Topical Association, bill@lakecountrystamps.com (262) 853-0286

Robert M. Ulatt:

Buying & selling both U.S. & worldwide stamps, 35 yrs experience (414) 828.6568

Hand Tools

Tom Burns:

Hand-tools expert, offers research, restoration & consulting on antique hand tools, member of Mid-West Tool Collectors Association, owner of Yesterdays Tools (414) 870.6532


Warren A. Granke & Erick Granke: 

Lifetime toy collectors, includes wheel toys, farm and pedal tractors. Menomonee Falls Historical Society President, lectures on history of cast-iron toys and show dealer (414) 305-3714

Tribal & Ethnographic Arts

William Heuter:

Member of Badger State & Central States Archaeological Societies. Collector & appraiser 30 years of Pre-Columbian, Peru, Mexico, Native American bead-work, baskets, pottery and stone material (262) 628-1774

James Schwiekert:

Over 50 years of selecting and lecturing about American Indian history, art, and artifacts. Have appraised and exhibited numbers of places. Narrated a CD for the Wisconsin Antique Dealers Association. (262) 673-3582

Violins, Guitars, Harps

Will Bremer: 

Fretted & bowed string instruments, full service shop- appraisals & repair/restoration since 1972. Owner Spruce Tree Music 851 East Johnson Street, Madison, WI www.sprucetreemusic.com (608) 255-2254

Roger Harrison: 

Construction, restoration and appraisal of bowed string instruments. A full service shop with 31+ years experience, by appointment only. Owner of Rogeri Violin Shop, Zuelke Building, 103 W. College Ave., Appleton, WI. www.rogeriviolins.com  (920) 243-3678

Waukesha Memorabilia

John M. Schoenknecht:  

The leading expert and author of five books on Waukesha History. Columnist for Waukesha Freeman Newspapers, editor of Landmark Magazine, published by Waukesha County Historical Society (414) 443-0379