Sunday, November 24, 2013

CVGS Program on Wednesday, 27 November 2013: Georgie Stillman's "Heirloom Discovery Day"

The annual "show and tell" meeting for the Chula Vista Genealogical Society (CVGS) is Wednesday, 27 November 2013, at 12 noon in the Auditorium at the Chula Vista Civic Center Branch Library (365 F Street). 

The program will be presented by Georgie Stillman, ASA and is called an “Heirloom Discovery Day”

Georgie will evaluate, provide some historical background and estimate a value of family heirlooms brought in by CVGS members.  Her expertise is in evaluating and appraising silver, china, glass ware, furniture, artworks, quilts and samplers.

Georgie Stillman ( has worked as a professional appraiser in London, England, Phoenix, and San Diego since 1971.  She has served as president of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA), vice president of the San Diego chapter, and was founding director of the International Society of Appraisers. Georgie  has received numerous awards for her outstanding service, including Appraiser of the Year. Besides being a professional instructor at various colleges, she has made many radio/TV guest appearances and written articles for many publications, teaching audiences about antiques and art.

If you would like your item evaluated by Georgie, please contact Ralph Munoz (619-421-7251, or email to get on the evaluation list -- there are a limited number of spaces on the list.  Ralph has a form for you to complete and return by November 20th.

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