Palm Beach Appraisers Assn. aligns with US Antique Shows

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Palm Beach Appraisers Association (PBAA) will partner with US Antique Shows at all four of the promoter’s upcoming antiques events, including the New York Antique Jewelry & Watch Show, the Miami Beach Antique Jewelry & Watch Show, the Original Miami Beach Antique Show, and the Las Vegas Antique Jewelry & Watch Show.

“We’re thrilled to forge this unique relationship with US Antique Shows,” said Chris Hayes, president of Palm Beach Appraisers Association. “As a result, we’ll be able to enter and connect with additional antiques, jewelry, watch, luxury estates dealers from around the world.”

Recent industry reports show that more Americans are planning and “actively shopping” for big-ticket items, including new and used cars, appliances, fine jewelry and luxury pieces. “In light of a recent uptick in big-ticket spending, our partnership with the Palm Beach Appraisers Association seems more relevant than ever,” said Andrea Canady, US Antique Shows’ fair director. “This on-going relationship provides our exhibitors with direct access to incomparable levels of expertise in appraising, selling, purchasing and auctioneering of fine jewelry and antiques.”

With many of the major luxury and major retailers showing an increase in sales due to increasing consumer confidence, consumer spending is rising. This trend is just in time for the New York Antique Jewelry & Watch Show, July 23-26, 2010, at the Metropolitan Pavilion, located at 125 West 18th Street, New York, New York. The show brings together more than 100 of the finest dealers showcasing rare and signed pieces, a wide variety of antique jewelry, exceptional jewels and gemstones and unique designer pieces, as well as the finest in personal timepieces representing multiple periods throughout jewelry history.

Show hours are from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, July 23; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 24 and Sunday, July 25; and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, July 26. The one-time admission fee of $15 is valid for all four days of the show.

For additional partnership information about US Antique Shows, please call 239-732-6642 or visit www.usantiqueshows.com.

Palm Beach Appraisers Association is offering all new members a one month’s free membership. To enroll, log on to www.palmbeachappraisersassociation.org.

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