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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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...