Library Hosts Virtual Antiques Road Show

Library Hosts Virtual Antiques Road Show

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Mike Ivankovich, antiques and collectibles appraiser.

On Monday, Jan. 25 from 7-9 p.m., the Ocean City Free Public Library will hold a free virtual program called “What’s It Worth? Antiques Road Show,” with Pennsylvania auctioneer Mike Ivankovich hosting the presentation.

Ivankovich, an author, auctioneer, appraiser and radio show host will introduce attendees to ways to determine the value of antiques and collectibles and personal treasures.

During the virtual program, he will evaluate attendees’ items, one-by-one, and share buying and selling tips and strategies.

Anyone who wishes to have his or her item appraised is asked to email Julie Howard, the OCFPL Adult Programming librarian, at jhoward@oceancitylibrary.org.

Spots are limited and appraisals will be done in the order of registration. Participants will be invited to show one item during the appraisal and should have a backup item on hand. It will take two to three minutes per appraisal.

If you would just like to watch and not get anything appraised, email Julie Howard at jhoward@oceancitylibrary.org and mention that you will only be watching.

About Host Mike Ivankovich:

Ivankovich has been involved in some phase of the antiques and collectibles business for more than 40 years. He is a frequent lecturer and has spoken before many groups on the subject. He has authored more than 20 books in his areas of specialty and has also written articles and columns for major national trade papers.

He is the host of the “What’s It Worth? Ask Mike the Appraiser” Radio Show that airs every Friday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. on WBCB 1490 AM in Philadelphia. As a Pennsylvania auctioneer, he has been named Pennsylvania’s “Auctioneer of the Year,” by fellow auctioneers.