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What is an Antiques appraisal?

An antiques appraisal is an assessment or estimation of the monetary value of an antique or collectible. It is important for anyone who owns antiques to have an appraisal to know what their item is worth so they may insure it properly, ensure they get a good price if they decide to sell the item, or to just understand what the item is worth to them in case of an emergency. An appraisal is also frequently used by estate executors and claimants to determine the fair market value for the purposes of estate settlement. Appraisers carefully investigate the item’s origin, condition, past ownership and documentation related to the object. Information about the age, manufacturer or maker, materials used, and other details influence the final appraisal value. Professional appraisers can take time to evaluate many components of antiques and collectibles, including condition and rarity.

What are the different types of Antiques appraisals?

Antiques appraisers specialize in assessing the value of antique items (artwork, furniture, jewelry, etc). There are different types of appraisers depending on the particular antiques being evaluated. Collectible appraisers are most commonly found and specialize in evaluating collectibles such as coins, dolls, and stamps. Another type of negotiator is the art appraiser who is knowledgeable in appraisal of art work, paintings, and sculptures and can help negotiate sale value. Furniture appraisers are well-versed in woodcraft, fabrics, and furniture materials and can help with appraising estate furniture items. Fine silver appraisers assess the condition, manufacturer, year and origin of an item, impact on the item's value and negotiate the sale of jewelry and silverware. There are many other types of antiques appraisers, who can assist in valuing a variety of different items.

Why get an Antiques appraisal?

Getting an antiques appraisal can be a valuable process for those who are looking to maximize the value of their antiques collection. An appraisal can give an accurate and detailed assessment of the market value of antiques, which is important for those looking to liquidate or distribute their collection. Additionally, an appraisal can also help provide an estimate of the individual items that make up the antiques collection, which can be helpful when deciding how to dispose of the items. Finally, an appraisal can also provide an accurate timeline of when the items were produced, which can help with insurance, taxes, estate planning, and other issues. In short, an antiques appraisal is valuable because it provides a comprehensive look into the value and history of an antiques collection, which can be an essential guide for those looking to maximize their returns.

Can an Antiques appraisal be done online?

Yes, an antiques appraisal can indeed be done online. AppraiseItNow is one of the only companies that offers USPAP-compliant online appraisals for antiques. The online appraisal process for antiques is simple and straightforward. It begins with the customer submitting their item information and photographs online. The item information includes a description of the item, its age, condition, make, country of origin, etc. The photographs provide the appraiser with an opportunity to view the item and help them form an accurate opinion of the value. Following the information submission, the appraiser will research the item and determine the market value of the item. Once the appraisal is complete, they will provide the customer with a comprehensive report detailing the item's value and any other pertinent information. An online antiques appraisal is a great way to assess the value of a cherished item without needing to go to a physical appraisal.

How much does an Antiques appraisal cost?

Antique appraisals are billed on an hourly basis, ranging between $100 and $250 per hour. These appraisals can be completed with in-person and online methods; in-person appraisals will sometimes include travel fees, when applicable. For some projects, when necessary, the price can be determined ahead of time, in line with the specifications of the work. Additionally, across all of our appraisals, we offer a best price guarantee, beating any lower quote by 5%. If you have any further questions regarding pricing for antique appraisals, please do not hesitate to reach out!

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