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Sample Appraisal: Fishing Reel

Appraisal ID: 11340 Appraised On: Sep 01, 2006 Market Value: $ 35.00 Replacement Value: $ 50.00 " title=""> " title=""> " title=""> " title=""> " title=""> APPRAISER COMMENTS: This is a Pflueger Pakron Model No. 3178 fishing reel in excellent condition. The Model 3178 is a trolling reel and was manufactured in the years 1952,1956-57, 1959, 1962-63, 1965 and 1967-80. Ernest F....

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Sample Appraisal: Decorative Glass Plate

Appraisal ID: 11264 Appraised On: Aug 18, 2006 Market Value: $ 60.00 Replacement Value: $ 80.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: This appears to be a Victorian milk and green art glass Brides bowl, with handpainted floral decoration. Brides bowls or baskets were usually one-of-a-kind novelties made in just about every color of art glass by American and European glass...

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Sample Appraisal: Candy Dish

Appraisal ID: 11554 Appraised On: Oct 24, 2006 Market Value: $ 350.00 Replacement Value: $ 450.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: This is a late 19th century dish manufactured by the Richard Ginori manufactory marked with the crown and N hallmark used beginning in 1850 to the present. The dish is profusely decorated in deep...

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Sample Appraisal: Muzzleloading Rifle, Percussion

Appraisal ID: 10307 Appraised On: Jan 21, 2006 Market Value: $ 1,500.00 Replacement Value: $ 1,900.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: This is a signed pre-1899 muzzleloading percussion rifle (the other type would be flint). Based on the description – the type of wood, the engraving, the size, etc. – we assume this rifle was...

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Sample Appraisal: A Sword, Shield and Leather Case

Appraisal ID: 10269 Appraised On: Jan 17, 2006 Market Value: $ 250.00 Replacement Value: $ 325.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: This is what is commonly known as a fraternal sword (sometimes also known as ceremonial sword). Fraternal organizations, religious organizations, lodges, or secret societies have been active in Europe and the Americas for many centuries. Part of the ceremony...

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Sample Appraisal: Sword

Appraisal ID: 11228 Appraised On: Aug 17, 2006 Market Value: $ 995.00 Replacement Value: $ 1,300.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: Manufacturer: Otto Mertens, Solingen Germany. Circa early 20th century artillery officer’s lionhead sabre. The sword has gilt mounts with lionhead pommel, P hilt guard, Damaststahl pattern blade. The lionhead is the traditional German style with the long snout, with...

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Sample Appraisal: Arms & Armor

Appraisal ID: 11355 Appraised On: Sep 04, 2006 Market Value: $ 600.00 Replacement Value: $ 800.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: This is a pair of swept-hilt rapiers, circa 17th century, in fair condition. The term rapier was borrowed in the 16th century from the French rapiere, where it was recorded in 1474 in the phrase epee rapiere, which itself...

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Sample Appraisal: Jackie Kennedy’s One Special Summer

Appraisal ID: 5982786 Appraised On: 2/26/11 Market Value: $600.00 Replacement Value: $750.00 QUALIFYING STATEMENT: Remote identification of this item has been determined to the best of the appraiser’s ability from at least one or more of the following: description, image, third-party certificate of authenticity, receipt of origination and statement of...

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Sample Appraisal: Shakespeare Book Set

Appraisal ID: 22311 Appraised On: 2/23/11 Market Value: $1,200.00 Replacement Value: $1,500.00 QUALIFYING STATEMENT: Remote identification of this item has been determined to the best of the appraiser’s ability from at least one or more of the following: description, image, third-party certificate of authenticity, receipt of origination and statement of provenance. The information has...

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Sample Appraisal: Books Published by Selmar Hess

Appraisal ID: 11346 Appraised On: Sep 03, 2006 Market Value: $ 200.00 Replacement Value: $ 275.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: NY: Selmar Hess, 1892. COMPLETE FOUR-VOLUME SET. Large, heavy volumes, each approximately 9.5 x 12 inches. Covers with gilt lettering on leather background. Corners worn to boards at tips. Subtitled 'A Revised American Edition of the Reader's Handbook,' it...

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