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“The Collectors” Road show Murrurundi and Merriwa


“The Collectors” Road show
4 & 5 April 2016 Murrurundi and Merriwa

What should you bring along? Up to Five items which can fit into a bag-  Artworks of any size - within reason. Our Assessors are specialists in their fields so I recommend you bring treasures to suit the following categories.

Tom Thompson:   Film Maker, Writer, Publisher, ABC Hidden Treasures presenter, Auction House affiliations, Boney TV Series Revival and much more. Specialist in Australiana:    Historic photographs, land grants, original correspondence, colonial silver, World War 1 and 2 military items, Australian art works, local ceramics, plates, vases - anything with a kookaburra or kangaroo on it!  Something relating to the Kelly Gang. Sports memorabilia: Phar Lap, cricket, anything Bradman or Trumper, early golf, rugby union and league, Scanlen cards of all types.Books: Australian works, WW1 Diaries, English literature, pulp fiction, Australian art books.                                     

Peter Carlin: Haydon Hall Cafe, Gallery & Gift Shop Proprietor-  Trained as an Industrial Designer (no monetary valuations will be given on the day – just opinion) Special Interest: Art Deco and the Modern Classics, Furniture and Accessories: Lamps, figurines, glassware, jewellery, porcelain.

Sue Stone:  Sue has a retail store, Stone & Co Antiques, and is an All Rounder with her assessments of Linen: Tableware, Baby Clothing, Pre 1950’s Dolls from around the World , Silver: EPNS Silver, Kitchenalia: Old Utensils of all sorts.

Sandra McMahon: An Accredited Art Valuer under the ‘Australian Governments Cultural Gifts Program’. (No monetary valuations will be given on the day – but Certified Valuations can be provided for a fee if required for insurance purposes). With thirty years in the Visual Arts Sector and Co Director of Weswal Gallery Sandra’s Specialities are: Australian: Paintings,   Drawings, Contemporary Australian Textiles.