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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- Seacoast National Bank is presenting the "Treasure Finders Roadshow" from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 17 at 1206 U.S. 1, on the corner of U.S. 1 and 12th Street.
Renowned local expert Ralph Oko from Treasure Coast Collectibles will provide valuations for collectibles and memorabilia including sports items, coins and paper money, autographs, correspondence, stamps, comic books, watches, clocks, cameras, Highwaymen artwork, pens, lighters and die-cast cars. No guns, weapons or glassware, please.
Additionally, Treasure Coast Collectibles may purchase items.
Mr. Oko will be available by appointment and complimentary refreshments will be served. A $5 donation per item to benefit Harvest Food & Outreach Center is recommended.
Food donations for Harvest Food & Outreach Center Emergency Food Pantry will also be accepted throughout the day of each event. Harvest Food & Outreach Center is a local nonprofit organization that provides food and hope to impoverished families and the working poor in Indian River County through food, counseling, education and employment opportunities.
Following a career that included working in the stock brokerage industry and owning several businesses, Mr. Oko's personal hobby became his professional career. Over the last 60 years, he has become a collector/dealer of collectibles and memorabilia and has served as a contributor and advisor to several hobby publications and books. Ralph also prepares appraisals and conducts internet consignment and private sales.
To make an appointment to secure a time to present up to two items for appraisal, call (772) 564-8816.