Treasures in the Attic

Antique Appraisals
Antique Appraisal

Appraisals, antique car show, live & silent auctions
September 17th at St. James Church, Hudson Quebec

This is an fun filled day celebrating antiques and what they tell us about our history.

  • Live Auction (3:15 p.m.), featuring Michael Lawrence as our auctioneer. Items to be sold include a set of 4 Victorian carved-back chairs, a handsome upholstered wing chair, antique butter churn, stained-glass window, spinning wheel, brass candle chandelier, antique silver and marcasite necklace, Victorian settee, steamer trunk, quilt and more.
  • Silent Auction (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), featuring china, silver, chairs, a drop-leaf cabinet, copper washtub and much more.
  • Treasures From the Pantry, a wide selections of jams and jellies for sale.
  • Tea Room, featuring warm scones with jam & cream, wonderful homemade apple pie with ice cream, and a cup of tea or coffee.
  • Appraisals 
  • Antique Car Show
Some of the appraisers that will be on hand...


Specialty: General Antiques: Continental, English, Irish, 18th and 19th Century Objects, Carpets, Arts and Paintings.

In the world of antiques, precious objects often start off in one place only to end up in another. The same can be said for Kevin Colgan, a born Brit who came to Canada and stayed. Kevin Colgan is a general appraiser with a particular interest in paintings and pictures. He buys and sells for a shop with locations in England and Montreal.

Fashion Historian: Specialty: Vintage Clothing and Accessories

Jennifer Millen received her degree in Art History from Concordia University and has worked at the McCord Museum and St.Lambert's Marsil Museum. Today she is continuing her studies while teaching the history of clothing and textile design at LaSalle College.

Specialty: Jewelry, modern and antique

Maureen Decelles is a practicing gemologist in the Montreal area. Her company buys and sells antique jewelry and silver smalls over the internet and in Europe. She is a graduate of the École de Gemmologie in Montreal, a Graduate Fellow from the Gemological Association of Great Britain and is a Graduate Gemologist of the Gem Institute of America. Maureen Decelles presently works for Ex-Aurum jewelers in downtown Montreal.

Specialty: Militaria and Antiques
Ross Wilson's extensive knowledge of arms and militaria includes decorations, uniforms, and accoutrements, particularly those of the 18th and 19th century. Although his specialties include British and Canadian medals, swords, antique and modern firearms, his knowledge is not just confined to militaria. His over 40 years of experience has given him a discerning eye for antiques and collectables from all periods. He is a Fellow of the Company of Military Historians, a member of the Orders and Medals Research Society and the Naval Historical Collectors and Research Association. He is also the Arms and Militaria expert on the popular television series 'Canadian Antiques Roadshow'.


Specialty: General Antiques: Decorative and Fine Art European, Canadian and American

His early career was as a collector and appraiser of silver, followed by a growing interest and expertise in porcelain, ethnographica and fine arts, with a particular interest in Canadian, American and European art. He has now turned his expert attention to the fast-growing Canadian art market where the knowledgeable can still acquire items of beauty. 

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