, Newburyport, MA

January 8, 2013

Treasures still sought for Historical Society auction

Newburyport Daily News

---- — NEWBURYPORT – Though the author is unknown, the sentiment is accurate: “One man’s junk is another man’s treasure.”

Extended through Friday, Feb. 1, the Historical Society of Old Newbury ( will be taking consignments for March 9’s ’Bury Treasures Auction.

“We welcome donations, as well as consignments for this very popular auction,” curator Jay Williamson said in a press release. “The auction has proven to be exceedingly popular, offering many wonderful and affordable finds.”

If you have paintings, prints, vintage items, jewelry, toys, mirrors, furniture, china, candlesticks, marine-related items, silver, tools, ceramics, pottery and any Newbury/Newburyport-related items in your attic or basement, a consultation is your first step.

Call the Historical Society of Old Newbury at 978-462-2681 to set a meeting.

The auction is set for Saturday, March 9 at the Masonic Hall in Newburyport.