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PO Box 86133 Portland Oregon 97286

503 358-2235

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Services

As a generalist appraiser, I provide accurate and thorough evaluations of antiques and personal property.


I can appraise most items in households; I call on other specialists as needed.

​​Appraisal vs. Evaluation
An appraisal is a written document that provides a value conclusion by a subject matter specialist or appraiser of an item or collection of items. Appraisals are typically required for legal purposes like:

 

  • insurance for owned items of personal property, from a single piece of art to an entire household

  • estate division between heirs or taxation for estates

  • or tax deductions for donations.


An evaluation can be a range at which your item might sell for under current market conditions for all or one of the ways items sell on the open market:
 

  • at retail in a gallery or shop 

  • from seller to buyer through venues like craigslist, eBay or estate sales, or

  • on the auction market through a reputable, auction house with well-advertised specialist auctions.


Do you need an appraisal or a valuation for your item or collection? Are you seeking a company to host an estate sale?  I am happy to help you determine your needs. Give me a quick call at (503) 358-2235.