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Events for 2013

Paul is currently finishing two new books and presentations.  Please check back for updates on event sites coming in fall of 2013!

See www.ROYKAS.com

Past Appraisal Day & Lecture Events 2012

March 3, 10-2pm,  Unity Church, North Easton, MA

March 10, 10-2pm, Winchendon Historical Society, Winchendon, MA

March 24, 10-2pm, Hazen Memorial Library, Shirley, MA

April 12, 10-2pm, Haverhill Library, Haverhill, MA

T.B.D., Lecture/Appraisals, Medfield Historical Society, Medfield, MA

September 20, Lecture, Martha's Vineyard Museum, MA

Check back for updates to the schedule!

      

A few previous live appraisal events (not a complete list):

Saturday, Oct. 15 Paul raised over $4,000 for the Winchester Historical Society!   

     Thursday, 7pm, Wheeler Library, 101 Main Street, North Stonington, CT

     Thursday, 10-Noon, Byfield Community Arts Center, 7 Central Street, Byfield, MA
   
    Saturday, March 5, 2011, 11-2pm, Appraisal Day open to public
    Fiske Public Library, Wrentham, MA Directions:
http://fiskelib.org/index.html

     Wednesday, March 16, 2011, 10:30am, Lecture open to public
     Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA
http://www.fullercraft.org/ED_Lectures.htm

     Thursday, March 31, 2011, 7pm, Lecture/ Appraisal Evening
     Wheeler Library, North Stonington, CT
http://www.wheelerlibrary.org/

2009
Saturday, January 17, Worcester Irish Club, Noon-3pm, Appraisal Day
Thursday, February 5, 6pm, Barre Library, Lecture on Scandals & Fakes
Saturday, February 7, 10:30-2:30pm, Westford Community Center, Appraisal Day
Saturday, March 7, 10-2pm, Groton Public Library, Groton, MA Appraisal Day

2008

Friday, October 10, 10-2pm, Mt. Wachusett College, LaChance Library, Gardner, MA
Saturday, October 4, Cambridge Senior Center, Cambridge, MA
Saturday, September 20, Tewksbury Library, Tewksbury, MA
Saturday, September 13, Dudley Library, Dudley, MA
Saturday, August 23, Lunenburg Library, Lunenburg, MA
Thursday evening, August 14, Chester C. Corbin Library, Webster, MA 
Saturday, March 1st, 10-2pm Walt Whitman Historic Birthplace, West Hills, N.Y.
Friday, March 7, 10am-12pm, Hamilton-Wenham Library, Hamilton, MA
Saturday, March 8, 10-2pm, Hilton Senior Center, Salisbury, MA
Saturday, April 5, 102pm, Briarwood Retirement Community, Worcester, MA
Saturday, April 12, 10-2pm, Marblehead Arts Association, King Hooper Mansion
Saturday, November 15, 10-2pm, Salisbury, MA Senior Center

2007
Saturday, May 13, 2007 Princeton, MA Princeton Congregational Church, Appraisal Day
Saturday, April 14, 2007, 10-3pm, King Hooper Mansion, Marblehead, MA, all proceeds benefit Marblehead Arts Association
Thank you to all who attended raising over $1800 for the Marblehead Arts Association in one day!
June 2, 7pm, Lunenburg Historical Society, Lunenburg, MA
April 9, 10-2pm Worcester Women's Club, 6 Institute Rd., Worcester, MA: Appraisal Day

2006
April 30, Princeton Historical Society, Princeton, MA: Appraisal Day
May 18, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA: Lecture/Appraisal Event
April 2, Marblehead Arts Association, Marblehead, MA
March 5, Walt Whitman Birthplace, West Hills, NY Appraisal Day
March 13, Cincinnati Art Museum & Cincinnati Decorative Arts Society: Lecture
February 2 & 5, Museum of Science, Boston : Feb. 2 Lecture/ Feb. 5 Appraisal Day

2005
January 29, Oakham Historical Society, Oakham, MA 1-4pm, Appraisal Day
Over $750 was raised  for the Oakham Historical Society!
January 22, Greater Boston Antiques Festival, Shriner's Auditorium, Wilmington, MA
On Saturday, September 18, 2004, Briarwood Retirement Community, Worcester, MA
Over $1,000 was raised for the Briarwood Retirement Community

2004

On Saturday, April 24, 2004, raised over $2,600 for the
Pilgrim Museum, Plymouth, MA
Saturday, May 1, 2004 appraisal day raised $900 for the
Princeton, MA Historical Society!
On Saturday, April 3, 2004, Appraisal Day helps to raise almost $1400 for the church in Westboro, MA!

2003
Saturday, March 29, 2003, Minuteman Regional High School, Lexington, MA
Saturday April 5, 2003, Paxton Center School, Paxton, MA /
Raised over $650!
Paul Royka helps the Paxton Center School auction raise $24,000 for the playground!
Saturday April 26, 2003, Fitchburg Historical Society /
Raised over $800!
Saturday, May 3, 2003, 1st Congregational Church, Shrewsbury, MA /
Raised nearly $1000!
Saturday, May 10, Oxford Library, Oxford, MA, 10 to 2pm
Saturday May 17, Marblehead Arts Association, King Hooper Mansion, 8 Hooper St., Marblehead, MA 10-2pm
Thursday, May 22, 6pm, Rotary Club of Fitchburg
Norwich, CT Appraisal Day
Groton, MA, Appraisal Day
Denver, Colorado, Appraisal Day
Assumption College, Wise Program, Appraisal Day

Previously on PBS Series Antiques Roadshow

Season Four 1999

Boston, MA

Season Three 1998
Columbus, OH
Salt Lake City, UT
Tampa, FL

Season Two 1997
Secaucus, NJ
San Francisco, CA
Albuquerque, NM

Season One 1996
Concord, MA (1st episode of Antiques Roadshow)
Seattle, WA
Southfield, MI
 



Paul finds a group of California gold rush letters on the front porch and Ambrotypes in the attic of the estate.

He transcribes all the letters and sells them for $80,500 for the estate!


About the Show:
No, Appraisal Day is no pawn shop supposedly telling you the value of your items,
some elite auction house or dealer trying to buy your items for half the price.
Appraisal Day is one man based in New England with a lot of experience
(author of several antique books, previous appraiser PBS series Antiques Roadshow, record setting auctioneer, host of hundreds of appraisal events).
Paul tells people the true value and history of their items and by doing so changes their lives forever. 
His wife calls him the human lottery ticket because of all the treasures he has found for his customers. 
Join Paul along with his friends and family as he values fine art, antiques & collectibles for people across the country,
raising money for charities, organizations and good causes and helping people along the way with his pay it forward philosophy.

This Steiff teddy bear was in a closet in the estate of a person with Alzheimer.  Paul got the estate over $10,000 for the bear which was later used for charity!

Found in an attic by a person helping an elderly client downsize they contacted Paul who graded the gold coin and sold it for $17,000!

A lady brings this painting in for an appraisal after a dealer offered her $4,000.
  Paul got her $241,500 for it!

This painting was left by a customer's father in a crate in a basement.  Paul identifies the artist, restores the painting and helps put his customer's children through college!


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