|Postal museum plans art auction|
|Thursday, September 26, 2013 12:04 AM|
The Museum of Postal History of Delphos will hold a fundraising art auction presented by Marlin Art of New York with a preview at 3 p.m. Nov. 3 and the auction at 4 p.m.
The event will be held at the museum located in the historic 1902 Kundert Building at 339 N. Main St.
Tickets are $10 per person and include complimentary hors d’oeuvres and wine. There will also be a 50/50 drawing and a raffle for a one-week condo rental in one of many resort locations in the US.
The collection of art in the auction will include hand-blown glass, sports memorabilia, watercolors, oils, lithographs, giclees and serigraphs in all price ranges. Featured artists may include Jane Wooster Scott, LeRoy Neiman, Michael Delacroix, Marc Chagall, Guido Borelli, Itzak Tarkay, Lena Liu, Robert Lui, Norman Rockwell and many others. Examples of the type of art to be offered at the auction can be seen at marlinart.com or arinross.com.
To purchase tickets, mail a check for $10 per ticket payable to “Museum of Postal History” to MPH, PO Box 174, Delphos, OH 45833. Include a name and contact information. Or, contact Ruth Ann Wittler at 419-296-8443 or Rick Hanser at 419-863-0703. Tickets will also be available at the door the night of the auction.
If unable to attend the art auction, people can still help the Museum of Postal History raise funds by purchasing art on the Marlin Art website. Simply go to www.marlinart.com and use the code 64062 when you purchase art. A percentage of the sale will be credited to the Museum of Postal History.
For more information, contact Gary Levitt at 419-303-5482, Wittler or visit the museum’s website at postalhistorymuseum.org.