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I have an original book of applications for The Society of

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I have an original book of applications for The Society of The Sons and Daughters of the Pilgrims. It was organized in Dec 21 1908 by Thomas W Bicknell. The applications are from Illinois. I was wondering if this is worth something or if the society is still going and they would want it.
Thanks Paul Rieger ***@******.***
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 8 months ago.

Hello and welcome, Paul! My name is Doris.
I have been an antiques collector, dealer and appraiser for over 56 years.
I will be pleased to help you.

Here is the current address for the National Society of The Sons and Daughters of the Pilgrims

Here is the address for the current Illinois chapter.

Information from their site:

Governor: Lorna Wright


1st Deputy Governor: Kathy Carey

2nd Deputy Governor: Anne Sears

Recording Secretary: Margaret Sopp

Corresponding Secretary: Sonja Hayes

Treasurer: Susan Erlick

Registrar: Miriam Giebel

Historian: Valerie Perron

Elder: Gayle Coan

Captain: Don Coan

Appointed Officers are:

Counselor:Ryan Worrell

Parliamentarian: Shari Worrell

Your book of Illinois applications would really only be of real value to this organization, not anyone else.

They should be willing to buy it from you for $100-125.

In general, a private seller to a dealer, via consignment or at auction can expect 30-50% of estimated retail value.

Insurance replacement values are usually about 10% more than retail values.

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