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Professional, on-site appraisers are a key element of our shows!  Attendees are welcome to bring in their family heirlooms and treasures to get oral appraisals and learn more about the history of such items.  The cost for appraisals is just $5 per item. Click on the underlined names below to view biographical information for some of our appraisers.

Appraisers Who Support Our Shows, and their Specialties
Bill Henderson Art, Native American Artifacts, Baskets
Ernest Lopez American & European Glass, Silver, Porcelain, Clocks, Watches, and Asian Artifacts
Ruth Reese Dolls, Toys, Linens
Dick Keiser Stamps and Coins
Earl Bowers China, General
Leila Johnson Dolls and Teddy Bears
Appraiser Bios
 Ruth Reese: Ruth was born and raised in Bremerton and is a lifelong resident of Kitsap County.  Both of her parents were born and raised here and grandparents on both sides were early settlers.  She has been president of the Manette History club for the past ten years. Ruth is a lifelong collector (over 50 years) with wide ranging interests.  She owned and operated antique shops and mini-malls almost continuously for the past 30 years and has considerable experience in estate appraisals and sales.
 Ernest Lopez: Eagles Nest Antiques, Keyport. Ernie serves as the Executive Director of the West Coast Clock and Watch Museum. He is a Certified Appraiser of Antiques and Fine Art and an advisor to the PBS Series "Antiques Roadshow". Also, he was seen on the A&E television series "Modern Marvels". He has over 40 years experience actively engaged in the antique trade, specializing in antique American and European glass, silver, procelain, clocks, watches, and Asian artifacts. Ernie holds membership in the International Society of Appraisers and the Antique Appraisers Association of America=.
 Dick Keiser: DK Enterprises, Bremerton. Dick has been a full-time stamp dealer and appraiser for over 30 years. During that time, he has done numerous appraisals with valuations from $100 to $75,000. He travels and exhibits at many national stamp shows throughout the USA and was a booth holder at the International Show in Hong Kong in 1980. Dick also was the office manager for Harmer-Schau Auctions NW, where he described and sold individual stamps and collections. He appraised the Ansel Adams collection that is now in the Smithsonian Museum, and he recently did an appraisal for the Robert Paine Jr. estate (a direct descendant of one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence). Dick is a member and serves on the Estate Advisory Committee of the American Philatelic Society. More details can be found at
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Puget Sound Genealogical Society, 1301 Sylvan Way, Bremerton, WA  98310