Linda Stamm

Curriculum Vitae
Linda Stamm is sole owner of Winter Associates, Inc., and was one of the firm's founding members in 1979. She oversees the management of the firm while also acting as auctioneer and appraiser of estates, antiques, and fine art. The firm specializes in estate liquidation selling approximately 25,000 items per year.
She is a member of the Appraisers Association of America, and has successfully completed the National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) course and exam. She is also a candidate member of the American Society of Appraisers.
Linda Stamm is a graduate of Smith College with an A. B. in American Studies. Her museum experience includes an internship in the American Art Department at Yale University Art Gallery and a year-long Decorative Arts seminar at Historic Deerfield.
In 2010 and 2011 CPTV featured Stamm on Treasure Hunt, with host Brian Smith, as they explored Connecticut homes for unusual items. She has made presentations to the Greater Hartford Probate Forum, the Western Connecticut Estate and Tax Planning Council and the Central Connecticut Paralegal Association examining what constitutes a qualified appraiser and what should properly appear in an appraisal. She has also presented lectures on antiques and the antiques market for Old Sturbridge Village's Antiques Collectors Weekend and to numerous Historical Societies, retirement communities and clubs in the Greater Hartford area.
She has served as program chair for the Decorative Arts study group at the Hillstead Museum. She served for many years on the board of directors for the Enfield Shaker Museum, Enfield, New Hampshire; and was also on their Collections Committee. She also served for many years on the board of directors for the New Britain Youth Museum, New Britain, Connecticut.
Stamm has provided her skills as an auctioneer at fund raisers for The New Britain Museum of American Art, Hill-Stead Museum, Connecticut Children's Medical Center, The American Cancer Society, The American Heart Association, and many other area organizations.
She is a member of the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hill-Stead Museum, The Connecticut Historical Society, New Britain Museum of American Art, Florence Griswold Museum, Mattatuck Museum, and a Friend of Wesleyan's Davidson Art Center.

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