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Alexandria Auction House Hosting Jan. 17 Event To Benefit Medical Scholarship for Native Americans

Featuring special guest Linda Dyer, Native American Specialist on 'Antiques Roadshow'

Paul Revere hand-colored engraving. Sold for $200,000. (Image courtesy Potomack Company Auctions)

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Do you own Native American art or jewelry? Historic documents related to Native American history? Bring your artifacts (and art!) to Appraisal Day at The Potomack Company Auctions on Tuesday, Jan. 17. Scheduled for 10 a.m to 4 p.m., the event will benefit the American Indian Medical Scholarship fund.

Potomack’s team will assess any object’s value andtalk about its significance, Learn all about what you own from experts, including  Linda Dyer. She is a consulting specialist for the auction house, possessing knowlege on Native American, Intuit, and American West items. She can be seen on the popular “Antiques Roadshow” on PBS.

Art Deco-style diamond bracelet. Sold for 12,000. (Image courtesy Potomack Company Auctions)

The auction house is asking for a minimum donation of $25 to go toward the scholarship.

Email Kira Greene to reserve a Jan. 17 appointment: [email protected].

Unable to attend in person? Send an email to set up a phone or Zoom call on a day convenient for you.

Potomack Company Auctions is loacted at 1120 N. Fairfax Street. Phone: 703-684-4550.

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Kevin Dauray

Kevin is Publisher's Assistant with The Zebra Press. He has been working for Alexandria's "Good News" newspaper since 2019. A graduate of George Mason University, he earned a bachelor's in English with a concentration in Creative Writing. He also studied at the Columbia School of Broadcasting and holds a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marymount University. He is an alumnus of T.C. Williams High School. Go Titans!

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