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Kenneth Farmer Auctioneer

KENNETH W. FARMER JR. is the owner of Ken Farmer Auctions and Appraisals, LLC based in Radford, Va. His specialties include the appraisal and sale of American furniture and folk art as well as the sale of fine art and decorative art. His company, in partnership with Woltz & Associates in Roanoke, Va. Also offers multi-parcel real estate auctions of historic homes, acreage and commercial and recreational properties.

In 1995 Farmer formed Ken Farmer Auctions and Appraisals in order to focus on the auction sale of antiques and real estate. The company has set several national records for selling both American and English antiques at auction.

Farmer has served as a guest appraiser in furniture, folk art, decorative arts and musical instruments on the PBS television series Antiques Roadshow, and also appeared on the Oprah Winfrey show. He lectures frequently about antiques, auctions and collecting for both public and private institutions throughout the United States. He is a member of the Certified Auctioneer’s Institute, the Virginia Auctioneer’s Association, the Appraiser’s Association of America and the National Auctioneer’s Association. Farmer also consults with collectors, museums and institutions regarding the appraisal, sale and purchase of antiques and fine art.