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Published: Tuesday, 2/10/2009

Historical center offers antique appraisal clinic

BOWLING GREEN The Wood County Historical Center and Museum will present Cash or Trash? Antique Appraisal Clinic from 1 to 3 p.m. March 14.

Four professional appraisers with more than 80 years of experience will be available to determine if your antiques are worth some cash.

Jim O Bryant of Gem Appraisal Lab in Maumee specializes in jewelry; Jim Hurt, Jr., an auctioneer in Tiffin, Ohio, specializes in glass, pottery, furniture, and housewares; Mike Brandly, an auctioneer from Columbus, specializes in household items, and Kim Snyder, an appraiser from Cygnet, Ohio, is a third-generation antiques dealer.

The cost for an appraisal is $15 for the public and $10 for historical society members. Limit is two items per person. The museum will be open for self-guided tours.

The museum is located a half-mile from I-75 in the former county home at 13660 County Home Rd. Take exit 179, the Bowling Green exit, turn east on State Rt. 6, turn right at County Home Road.

For more information, call Kelli King at 419-353-0967 or museum@woodcountyhistory.org or visit woodcountyhistory.org.

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