Leila Dunbar To Appraise Sports Memorabilia At Concord, MA Museum on May 30th

On May 30th bring your special sports-related items to the Concord Museum in Concord, Massachusetts for a verbal appraisal with Leila Dunbar. A longtime Antiques Roadshow appraiser and former Sotheby’s Director of Collectibles, Leila has auctioned and appraised hundreds of millions of dollars of sports memorabilia for numerous museums, corporations, professional athletes and private collections. Clients include the New York Yankees Museum, United States Golf Association, Pro Football Hall of Fame, Bobby Orr, the New England Sports Museum, Kareem-Abdul Jabbar and Floyd Mayweather. Originally from Milford, MA, Leila is a lifelong Boston sports fan. Leila also serves on the National Appraisal Association Board of Trustees and is a certified sports memorabilia appraiser and grader for the Appraisal Association of America. There is a limit of 2 items per person. 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; Museum Members $15 per item, Non-members $20 per item. Reserve online or by calling (978) 369-9763, ext. 216. Please note that space is limited. Leila’s appearance is in conjunction with the Concord Museum’s exciting new exhibition, The Art of Baseball, exploring the many ways that artists have passionately responded to America’s national pastime. Drawn from The Gladstone Collection of Baseball Art, a private New York collection that has been gathered over the past forty years, The Art of Baseball features works by acclaimed American artists—including William Merritt Chase, Robert Rauschenberg, and William Zorach—as well as folk artists who were inspired by the sport. Please arrive with an item you can carry by 10:00 a.m.; items and appraisals will be presented to the entire audience. If you bring a collection of cards, time may not allow a valuation for the group. Good quality photos should be substituted for large or particularly fragile items. The town of Concord is approximately 20 miles west of Boston. The Concord Museum is easily accessible from Route 495 or Route 128/I95, via Route 2, and is located 1/4 mile east of Concord Center, at the intersection of Lexington Road and Cambridge Turnpike; entrance is on Cambridge Turnpike; parking is free.