Behind-The-Scenes at Nadeauís Auction Gallery

August 6th Tour Concludes Collecting Windsor Series

The Windsor Historical Society invites collectors and antique enthusiasts on a behind-the-scenes tour of the Nadeauís Auction Gallery from 10 a.m. to noon on August 6, 2005.  Gallery owner Ed Nadeau will guide the tour through the auction house as it prepares for a sale of Victorian furniture, glass, and other decorative arts.   Participants will learn about the inner workings of one of New Englandís largest and fastest growing auction houses, and gain helpful tips on evaluating potential collections objects and developing successful bidding strategies. 

Ed Nadeau first opened Nadeauís Auction Galley in 1985, and moved the business from Colchester, Connecticut to Windsor, Connecticut in 1991.  Family owned and operated since its founding, the gallery holds bi-weekly auctions that specialize in fine arts, decorative arts, and antiques.   Nadeauís deals in a range of Connecticut and East Coast pieces, including a cherry high chest currently on display in the Windsor Historical Society exhibition Collecting Windsor, Treasures from the Windsor Historical Society on display at the Society through August 26th 2005.

Reservations for the tour are required by August 5, 2005 and can be made by calling the Windsor Historical Society at (860) 688-3813.   The cost of the program is $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and students, and $3 for Windsor Historical Society members.  All participants will meet at the auction house located at 25 Meadow Road in Windsor at 9:45 a.m.  For more information about the tour, or directions to the gallery, call the Windsor Historical Society at (860) 688-3813.

 

 

 

Location:  Windsor Historical Society

      96 Palisado Avenue

     Windsor, CT 06095  

 

Tel:  860-688-3813

Fax:  (860) 687-1633

E-mail:  info@windsorhistoricalsociety.org

 

 

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