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Rolex Oyster Submariner

The Oyster Perpetual Submariner’s robust and functional design swiftly became iconic. With their subtly redesigned Oyster case, distinctive dial with large luminescent hour markers, graduated rotatable Cerachrom bezel and solid link Oyster bracelet, the latest generation Submariner and Submariner Date are firmly in line with...

Persian Rug Appraisal

12’ x 18’ Persian Kashan carpet, elaborate floral field and a centralized motif on a predominantly blue and red background. Surrounded by a 4 layer floral border with blue and red colors, there are inter-linking designs around the edges. This rug is non directional, with...

Buffet Appraisal

Georges Guerin buffet with display case, arched top with a bold scroll-carved center crest over a conforming frieze band above a two paneled glazed doors, along outside carved, solid doors, supported by carved S-shaped legs over chest with carved and fluted quarter columns, floral applique...

Grandfather Clock Appraisal

19th century Scottish Grandfather tall-case clock. Crafted in the Gothic style and manner, featuring double spires and a centralized gothic fret, an 8 day movement with weights and a centralized pendulum that consists of a steel rod and a brass-faced bob.  The central dial is...

Stamp Appraisal

This week I am busy continuing the appraisal of a large postage stamp collection. This stamp appraisal report will be used by the family of the collector to make an equitable distribution decision and possibly market the collection for sale. Collecting stamps was a lifelong...

Three Outrageously Expensive Gems

We have cherished gems since the beginning of time, using them as symbols of royalty and wealth, or giving them as gifts to show deep love and adoration. All gems are beautiful, interesting, and timeless, but some are significantly superior to others, some being very...