The more obvious antiques are framed marriage certificates or baptism records, as well as identified photographs or photo albums. Postcards have names and addresses as well as the sender's names. But there are more obscure genealogy items just waiting to be found -- a silver inscribed baby's cup, an engraved trophy, soldier's framed photos or records of service, etc
On a weekend trip I found a 10 inch high silver plated trophy cup engraved
Buffalo Audubon Club
May 31, 1915
First prize won by George N. Fish
Perhaps one of George's descendants will read this post and reunite with the item or at the very least, learn about George's interests.