Appraisal Day at the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts

 – On Sunday, March 9th from 2 pm to 4 pm Nye & Company will offer their appraisal services for the afternoon at the Museum.  Bring one object to learn more about it and find out its value.

John Nye acquired the New Jersey firm of Dawson’s Auctioneers and Appraisers ten years ago. Prior to that he joined Sotheby’s in 1988 and left fifteen years later as Senior Vice President and Director of the Americana Department. .

Nye is a specialist and can be seen on PBS’s Antiques Road Show. He is a member of the Friends of the American Wing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Decorative Arts Trust and Co-Chair of Friends of Collections at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, and frequently lectures on various topics in the field of Americana. He is also an architecture enthusiast, an avid outdoorsman, and retreats to the Adirondacks to hunt and fish. He and his wife Kathleen have three children and reside in South Orange, New Jersey.

To learn more about John and Nye & Company, visit their website at

Please no wine, coins, stamps, collectibles, sporting memorabilia, swords, guns or Pre-Columbian/ Tribal artifacts. 

 Admission $25 for non-members and $15 for members with a limit of one object per person. Space is limited.  Pre-registration require!   Call 973-377-2982 x14. 

 Museum of Early Trades & Crafts, 9 Main Street, Madison, NJ 07940

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