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Sample Appraisal: Glass Plate

Appraisal ID: 10232 Appraised On: Jan 14, 2006 Market Value: $5.00 Replacement Value: $10.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: In 1976, everybody was busily trying to cash in on the biggest event in 200 years of American history. Even companies that had never before indulged in producing commemorative items came up with some sort of bicentennial item. Avon came up...

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Coffee table, sofa table and two end tables

Appraisal ID: 11256 Appraised On: Aug 17,2006 Market Value: $600.00 Replacement Value: $800.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: Carved French style marble top furniture set all with cabriole legs ending in paw feet: coffee table with carved apron, oval shaped rosey marble insert. Console table with two small drawers with brass hardware, carved apron and rectangular...

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Sample Appraisal: Budweiser Advertisement

Appraisal ID: 10294 Appraised On: Jan 21, 2006 Market Value: $ 125.00 Replacement Value: $ 150.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: This advertising collectible is a hanging motion lamp, circa 1980s. It features the Clydesdales, the Budweiser mascots. Budweiser has produced tons of advertising items of every possible description. Starting in 1982, the year of the Clydesdale 50th anniversary, they produced numerous lamps, steins,...

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Sample Appraisal: Antique Dolls

Appraisal ID: 11483 Appraised On: Oct 08, 2006 Market Value: $ 60.00/pair Replacement Value: $ 75.00/pair APPRAISER COMMENTS: Pair of circa 1920-1930's unmarked, likely German, celluloid dolls with stationary heads, painted eyes and closed mouths with cloth bodies dressed in provincial costumes. Boy has molded hair; shows crack down side of head. Girl has wig, possibly over molded hair. Both...

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Sample Appraisal: Antique Buffet

Appraisal ID: 10235 Appraised On: Jan 14, 2006 Market Value: $ 4,000.00 Replacement Value: $ 5,000.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: This is a Victorian sideboard. We would describe the style as Renaissance Revival. The piece features heavily carved walnut with figures and Renaissance decoration, marble top, beveled glass panes in the upper cabinet doors, and molded crest and base. Based on comparative data...

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Sample Appraisal: Cigarette Holder

Appraisal ID: 11255 Appraised On: Aug 16, 2006 Market Value: $ 125.00 Replacement Value: $ 160.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: This appears to be a 19th century Meerschaum cheroot holder (cheroot holders were typically slightly curved, as is this example) with original leather, velvet lined case. Size: 2" in length. Fair condition. Nearly 300 years ago, the first meerschaum pipe was carved by...

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Sample Appraisal: Pair of Binoculars

Appraisal ID: 11361 Appraised On: Sep 07, 2006 Market Value: $ 50.00 Replacement Value: $ 65.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: This is a pair of early 20th century brass, center focus binoculars manufactured by Verda Fabt., Paris, in good condition. There are several types of binoculars. Generally, field glasses refer to simple Galilean optics, where...

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Sample Appraisal: Two Crystal Lamps

Appraisal ID: 11553 Appraised On: Oct 24,2006 Market Value: $600.00/pair Replacement Value: $750.00/pair APPRAISER COMMENTS: This appears to be a pair of circa turn of the 20th century four light girandoles, with crystal prisms and bobeches. (Originally, bobeches were used to catch dripping wax from a candlestick, but today they can be used on chandeliers and candelabras...

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Sample Appraisal: Table

Appraisal ID: 11332 Appraised On: Sep 01, 2006 Market Value: $ 1,200.00 Replacement Value: $ 1,600.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: This is an early 20th century quarter-sawn oak table, the round divided top with a deep plain apron raised on a heavy pedestal base on four heavy splayed legs. Good condition. Size: 28"H x 44" diameter. Quartersawn oak, a material little used...

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Sample Appraisal: Sofa

Appraisal ID: 11267 Appraised On: Aug 18, 2006 Market Value: $ 850.00 Replacement Value: $ 1,000.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: This is a mid 20th century Kittinger Williamsburg Collection sofa with curved back, rolled arms and mahogany legs with a full stretcher base, and upholstered in a brocade fabric. Size is 92"L. Good condition. Thompson, Colie and Company opened its doors in...

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