No treasure, but plenty of interesting finds at Brookfield antique event
BROOKFIELD – The thought that their antiques could fetch the kind of high prices obtained by ordinary people on TV shows like Antiques Roadshow or American Pickers brought dozens of people to the Brookfield Public Library to have their cherished trinkets, family china and precious heirlooms given an auction price by an actual appraiser.
Sadly, according to John Leonard, of Addison-based Leonard Auction Auctioneers & Appraisers, very few antiques turn out to be worth their weight in gold.
"I would say we end up disappointing 90 percent of the people who bring something in," Leonard said.
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