Gary Seahag SahagenHUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Waverider Auctions is producing the "2012 U.S. Vintage Surf Charity Auction and Ocean Art Sale" to be held on August 18, 2012 at the Hilton Hotel Waterfront Beach Resort in "Surf City USA" Huntington Beach, Calif.

Charities benefiting from a percentage of the auction fees include: The International Surf Museum, Surfrider Foundation, Wounded Warriors Project and CHOC Hospital of Orange County, according to Seth Schiller, producer of the event.

On Saturday, June 23, 2012, between 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. the public is invited to have their vintage surfboard or surf memorabilia appraised, by Gary "Seahag" Sahagen, former Director and Trustee of the International Surf Museum and one of the worlds foremost authenticators of surfboards and surfing artifacts.

A Portion of the $25.00 appraisal fee will be donated to the above-mentioned charities.

"Who knows, that old surfboard your grandfather rode in the 1950's -60's could be worth thousands of dollars today," exclaimed Mr. Schiller.

"Why not dig it out of your garage, bring it down to Huntington Beach, on Saturday June 23rd and get it appraised for charity and possible inclusion in the 'live' charity auction event on August 18, 2012."

The appraisal location is in the downtown offices of Waverider Auctions, at 305 Orange Ave. Suite E, Huntington Beach, CA 92648.

Call Seth Schiller for more information: 714-594-3931, or

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