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Antique and Collectibles Appraisals

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There are several art, artifact & antique appraisal options. Whether you simply want an antique valuation of your item for auction, or you need to insure your item in case of catastrophic loss, Antique Helper will work with you to provide a fair market evaluation that best suits your needs. 

Verbal Art, Artifact & Antique Appraisal

If your goal is to determine the potential value of your item for auction sale, usually you only need a verbal evaluation. We will provide an initial review of your item or collection at no cost or obligation. This evaluation can be very valuable when making your decision to sell at auction or selling to a dealer or at a tag sale. Use our simple appraisal form to submit an item for review. 

Need a free appraisal of your antiques and collectibles? Use this form!

Our free antique appraisal service is exclusively for items we sell at our auctions. Items that are not of the type or value we sell will not receive a reply. Similarly, items that are unable to be shipped or delivered to our gallery because of size or expense will also not receive a reply. This free service is only for potential consignments. Contact us to set up an evaluation of a large estate or collection.

Written Art, Artifact & Antique Appraisal

If you need an insurance or estate valuation, our staff includes accredited and experienced appraisal services. Many insurance companies expect a written antique valuation when considering insuring your art or artifacts. If you're considering transporting your item, it's important to get a written appraisal and physical condition report on the item before transportation. An antique valuation can be based on very different pricing criteria. Please speak to one of our department specialists to find out if you need one of the following:

  • auction market value
  • retail market value
  • estate and inheritance value
  • insurance replacement value.

We invite you to do research on your own with our searchable auction results. Our searchable database is free of charge and includes thousands of items sold since 2004.

Think you have a treasure sitting in your closet? Contact Us to find out! 


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December 13, 2013

Silver and Decorative Arts Highlights from December 14 Sale

The December 14 Art, Antiques and Jewelry Auction includes a large selection of silver and decorative arts, including a gorgeous Martele silver bowl and examples of Reed and Barton's popular "Diamond Pattern" flatware and hollowware. MORE