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Antiques Club of the Finger Lakes: Roundtable of Antiques and Collectibles

February 3, 2024, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Geneva History Museum
543 South Main Street
Geneva, NY 14456

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Antique candlebras, flatware and coffee grinders on a table.The Antiques Club of the Finger Lakes will present a virtual Roundtable of Antiques and Collectibles on February 3 at 2 p.m. at the Geneva History Museum. The meeting is free and open to club members and the general public.

Attendees are invited to bring antique or vintage items they would like to learn more about or simply discuss. Antiques dealers Christina Champion, Peter Jablonski, and Michael Haskins will examine and comment on items brought to the meeting. Audience members will also be invited to comment. Suggested items include paintings, prints, bottles, china, glassware, oriental rugs, decorative accessories, art work, primitives, textiles and small furniture.

The Antiques Club of the Finger Lakes is in its 49th year of programming. Meetings are free and open to the public, but membership is welcome and encouraged at $10 per year. Programs include meetings at the Geneva History Museum, field trips and social events.

About the panelists:

Christina Champion is the owner of  Christina's Antiques, in Red Creek, NY, in business since 1979.  Christina has participated in numerous antiques shows in the Northeast and South. She specializes in 18th, 19th and early 20th-century furniture, art & accessories, folk art, advertising, stoneware, textiles, vintage clothing, sterling, decoys, bottles, fine china and glass. Christina is a Certified Antiques Appraiser with the Asheford Institute of Antiques (A.I.A.).

Peter Jablonski of Peter J's Antiques and Collectibles, Buffalo, has been buying, selling and appraising antiques and collectibles for over 20 years as well as selling nationally and internationally on eBay. He has also appeared on cable television presenting live appraisals. Peter serves as president of the Greater Buffalo Bottle Collectors Association. He was the Antiques Club speaker last October on the intriguing subject, “Time Capsule in Your Backyard.”

Michael Haskins got a start in his antiques career many years ago by setting up a flea market in Newark. Through that venue he met his friends and long time mentors, Carol and Bill Scheetz. Michael currently has an in-house shop in Palmyra and does antique shows in several states. He deals in Americana, accessories, furniture, oriental rugs, art work and curiosities. Most of his customers are dealers, in and out of state, but he welcomes all collectors.

For more information, see the Facebook page for the Antiques Club of the Finger Lakes.


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