What do you do with a house full of stuff? Should you keep it, toss it, or sell it? This month’s lecture brings you answers from the man who knows! Collectibles expert and professional appraiser Harry Rinker helps to simplify the complicated personal, familial, and financial decisions. In his lecture, he’ll be giving valuable advice such as:
• Passing treasured mementos to future generations
• How to recognize valuable collections
• Finding reputable appraisers and auctioneers
• Getting a tax benefit from donating unwanted items
• Maximizing the profit on items sold
Harry L. Rinker is a prolific antiques and collectibles editor. He has written several books including Dinnerware of the 20th Century, Stemware of the 20th Century, Silverware of the 20th Century, and The Official Price Guide to Flea Market Treasures. His opinions and commentary have been seen in BusinessWeek, Money, and U.S. News & World Report. Mr. Rinker has appeared on numerous television shows including The Oprah Winfrey Show, the Today show, Good Morning America, Inside Edition, and Martha Stewart Living. His “Rinker on Collectibles” column appears in leading trade and daily newspapers across the country.