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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...

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...

NugentAppraisal on WordPress

We are excited to transition our site to the WordPress platform. Argon Hosting is heading up the transition. Our goal is to present our appraisal service offerings in an interactive manner. We look forward to receiving your feedback....

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!...

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...

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....