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Antique Appraisal: Rare Book Appraisal

[singlepic id=37 w=320 h=240 float=none] There are many elements to look for while performing an antique book appraisal that will prove important in determining value.  It is very important to check the date on the front of the title page and on the backside of that...

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Antique Appraisal

When you have a need for an expert opinion on the value of an antique item, at NugentAppraisal.com we are the professionals that specialize in antique appraisals. Many times our customers are confused about just what is an ‘antique.’ In general terms antiques are defined as...

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Jewelry Appraisal

The collector of jewelry should become familiar with and be able to identify the various metals and gems most often found in jewelry. A trained jewelry appraisal expert at NugentAppraisal.com will generally distinguish between different types of stones and point out why there is an...

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Upcoming blogs

Welcome to our new blog Nugent Appraisals are proud to announce the addition of our new blog. Future posts will include articles covering various aspects of art and antique appraisals in the coming days and weeks. So watch this space!...

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Preparing for your appraisal examination

Unless we have quoted a set fee, the total appraisal fee is based on the amount of examination time. Therefore, it serves your interest, if possible, to prepare. The appraiser will likely need to pick-up and examine smaller, table top items. Any of these items that are in...

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Sample Appraisal: Porcelain Pitcher

Appraisal ID: 5982782 Appraised On: 2/19/11 Market Value: $250.00 Replacement Value: $350.00 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....

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Yamaha Clavinova Model CLP-280 Digital Piano

Appraisal ID: 14762 Appraised On: Aug 13, 2009 Market Value: $4,400.00 Replacement Value: $5,950.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: 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...

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Sample Appraisal: Watch

Appraisal ID: 14547 Appraised On: Jun 14, 2009 Market Value: $2,500.00 Replacement Value: $3,375.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: Watch; Ladies cocktail wrist watch; circa early 20th century; Swiss; manufactured by Ebel; 14ct gold band; 17 jewel Incabloc; diamond accents; Condition: Good. This is a ladies cocktail-style wrist watch with a flip top. The top opens to reveal...

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Sample Appraisal: Meissen Dressing Table Box Set

Appraisal ID: 11202 Appraised On: Aug 08, 2006 Market Value: $225.00 Replacement Value: $300.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: Early 20th century Meissen dressing table box set with flowering vines. In 1708, Johann Frederick Bottger accidentally discovered how to make hard paste porcelain. Of course, this was already known to Chinese for many centuries. In 1710, the Royal...

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Sample Appraisal: Ladies Rolex

Appraisal ID: 11334 Appraised On: Sep 02,2006 Market Value: $2,700.00 Replacement Value: $3,500.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: This is a vintage 18K Ladies Rolex Precision watch with a bangle band and a hinged face cover encrusted with 16 diamonds in a diamond patters. The approximate date can be determined by finding the serial number on...

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