Dozens of dealers flocking to Wilmington to showcase antiques collectibles

first_imgWILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) – From American furniture, jewelry and clothing, to toys, silver and collectibles, more than 30 dealers from across the country will be participating in this weekend’s Wilmington Antique Show and Sale.Now in its 49th year, Teresa Lee is organizing this year’s event, presented by the NC Junior Sorosis and NC Sorosis organizations.- Advertisement – “We have dealers from five states as far away as Delaware and some local dealers,” Lee said. “This year, we have added some vintage dealers because it’s very popular.”Some of the other items you’ll be able to see fall into a wide range of categories including farmhouse, industrial, architectural, primitives and Mid-Century Modern.“I’ve had calls from all over North Carolina and Virginia just asking about the show could they bring things in that they’ve had for years that they don’t know the value and our dealers are wonderful about looking at something and giving you their opinion of something,” Lee said.Related Article: NHSO keep kids smiling this holiday seasonWilmington antique appraiser Bob Warren will also be present to offer appraisals for attendees.There will also be a silent auction.“Our dealers and members donate items and all the money from the silent auction will go to local scholarships,” Lee said.The event will be held Friday, Jan. 18 (10 AM – 5 PM), Saturday, Jan. 19 (10 AM – 5 PM), and Sunday, Jan. 20 (11 AM – 4 PM) inside the lobby area of the Wilson Center located at 703 N. Third Street in Wilmington. Admission is $10. Click here for tickets.last_img