Quinn & Farmer Auctions hold weekly treasure auctions at their premises in Virginia, featuring a variety of objects from vintage household items to fine art and antiques. They also host specialist collectors' auctions every few months, which focus on a specific genre of collectible or fine art items, and attract buyers, collectors and connoisserus from around the world. Examples of speclalist collectors' auctions include Native American art, stamps, coins, dolls and toys, and firearms.
Ken Farmer, senior specialist at Quinn & Farmer Auctions, has frequently appeared on the PBS series 'Antiques Roadshow' since its launch 20 years ago. He specialises in antique furniture, folk art, decorative arts, and musical instruments. Other specialists at Quinn & Farmer have particular interests in Americana, decorative arts, modern design, and Southern objects.