Sports memorabilia expert Leila Dunbar to speak in NYC Monday

Sports memorabilia expert appraiser Leila 'Lee' Dunbar.

Sports memorabilia expert appraiser Leila ‘Lee’ Dunbar.

NEW YORK – Leila “Lee” Dunbar, former head of Sotheby’s Collectibles department and longtime Antiques Roadshow sports memorabilia appraiser, will speak on the subject of valuing sports collectibles on Monday evening, Oct. 1, at the Salmagundi Club in Manhattan.

A Certified Member of the Appraisers Association, Dunbar will demystify the process of reviewing and valuing sports memorabilia and offer specific resources for authentication and valuation. The lecture will benefit both collectors and general antiques dealers who want to know how to value sports items that may turn up in estates and consignments.

Those who’ve watched Dunbar in action through her television appearances know they can expect an entertaining, highly informative lecture on Monday evening. The start time for the two-hour talk is 6 p.m., and the cost of admission is $25 ($15 to Appraisers Association members).

The Salmagundi Club is located at 47 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10003. For additional information log on to or call 212-889-5404.

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