Do you have a unique treasure that you found at an antiques store and would like to learn more about its significance? Do you own a one-of- a-kind family heirloom and you’d like to learn its monetary value? On Sunday July 24, 2016 at the Newport Antiques Show, international fine art, antique and jewelry specialists from Freeman’s will be available to examine these objects and provide specific expertise about the item’s value during the special event What’s It Worth.

Four of Freeman’s specialists will be available to offer personalized verbal auction estimates during What’s It Worth. The line-up of specialists features:

 Tim Andreadis, a Specialist in 20th Century Design, American furniture, folk and decorative arts.

Nicholas B. A. Nicholson, Senior Vice President and Division Head, an expert in the area of English and Continental Furniture and Decorative Arts as well as silver and objects de vertu.

Virginia Salem, Vice President and International Specialist, who focuses on jewelry and watches. She has appeared on the PBS television program Antiques Roadshow for more than 15 seasons.

Kelly Wright, Director for Freeman’s Trusts and Estates department, whose expertise includes fine paintings, has appeared as a cast member of the PBS show Antiques Roadshow.

Admittance to What’s It Worth requires a special admission ticket that costs $30 for one antique or $50 for two. This includes general admission for one attendee to the Show and a Newport Antiques Show gift Established in 1805, Freeman’s is America’s oldest auction house and is the Newport Antiques Show’s Tenth Anniversary Sponsor. Their services have been requested by those seeking top expertise in the purchase and sale of a diverse range of antiques including fine art, antiques, furniture and jewelry.

Appraisal expertise does not extend to dolls, toys, stamps, coins or modern guns.

Celebrating its tenth anniversary, the Newport Antiques Show features over 40 of the country’s leading antiques dealers. This year’s event includes a series of exhibit vignettes entitled Curating the Future:

Trends in Collecting Today, presented by the Newport Historical Society, which will showcase objects from the NHS collection that illustrate changes in collecting over the last 200 years. Proceeds from ticket sales and sponsorships support the Newport Historical Society and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport

The 2016 Newport Antiques Show takes place July 22-24 at the St. George’s School Ice Rink in Middletown, RI; the Show opens with the July 21st Gala Preview Party. For additional details about the Show, the expertise of the Freeman’s specialists and to purchase tickets, visit

About The Newport Antiques Show:

The Newport Antiques Show, founded in 2007, is one of the country’s leading antiques and decorative arts shows.

Proceeds benefit both the Newport Historical Society and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County. For more information visit or call 401-846- 2669.