September 2009

We now have a list of appraisers and their specialities for our October 31 event.  As a reminder, pre-registration is due on October 16 and if you pre-register your items, you will be guaranteed a slot with an appraiser and save money with your items!  Download your pre-registration form at remember that only CASH or CHECK will be accepted at the event as we are not set up for credit cards!!!!!

Advertising Memorabilia – Guy Manion and Manion staff   

Asian Art – Dirk Soulis or Rob Lee

Automotive – Guy Manion and Manion staff  

Books, manuscripts and photos – Ron Brown

 Clocks – John Bryant  

Decorative Art – Dirk Soulis  

Ethnic Art & cultural items – Doug Drake   

Fine Art – Dirk Soulis  

Firearms & Edged Weapons – Pat McWilliams (Manions staff member)

Furniture – Rob Lee 

 Jewelry – Dirk Soulis  & Manion staff

 Militaria and Armor – John Conway  & Manion staff

 Musical instruments – Darren Welch  & Matt Kesler  

Organizational memorabilia (Boy Scouts, Lodge, etc.) Jody Tucker  

Photography  Doug Drake  

Political memorabilia – Manion Staff   

Pop Culture (Vintage clothing, posters, Comic books, quilts, iconic memorabilia)  Manion’s Staff

 Sports Memorabilia – Glen Jones

Stamps & Coins – Kirk Doan (stamps)  & Manion’s staff 

 Toys / Dolls / Trains – Joe Tucker (toys & trains)  & Manion’s staff

We are back open after the long holiday weekend and this is a perfect time to visit our annual quilt show.  Here is a sneak peek of some of the quilts!

Tomorrow, Friday the 4th, is the first of 15 furlough days for the Unified Government of Wyandotte County. Therefore, the museum will be closed. We will reopen after the holiday weekend on Tuesday, September 8. We hope you have a wonderful and safe holiday.

If you are interested in bringing ANY type of WEAPON to the appraisal fair on October 31, you MUST be PREREGISTERED so that we can accomodate and track all weapons during the event. if you are not preregistered, your weapon will not be able to be appraised.

Also, we are only accepting CASH or CHECK for registration, so please plan ahead. If you are pre-registering, which is preferred, you may send in your form with a check. Please call 573-5002 with any questions. We look forward to seeing you on halloween!