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Sample Appraisal: Arms & Armor

Appraisal ID: 11355 Appraised On: Sep 04, 2006 Market Value: $ 600.00 Replacement Value: $ 800.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: This is a pair of swept-hilt rapiers, circa 17th century, in fair condition. The term rapier was borrowed in the 16th century from the French rapiere, where it was recorded in 1474 in the phrase epee rapiere, which itself...

Sample Appraisal: Jackie Kennedy’s One Special Summer

Appraisal ID: 5982786 Appraised On: 2/26/11 Market Value: $600.00 Replacement Value: $750.00 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...

Sample Appraisal: Shakespeare Book Set

Appraisal ID: 22311 Appraised On: 2/23/11 Market Value: $1,200.00 Replacement Value: $1,500.00 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. The information has...

Sample Appraisal: Books Published by Selmar Hess

Appraisal ID: 11346 Appraised On: Sep 03, 2006 Market Value: $ 200.00 Replacement Value: $ 275.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: NY: Selmar Hess, 1892. COMPLETE FOUR-VOLUME SET. Large, heavy volumes, each approximately 9.5 x 12 inches. Covers with gilt lettering on leather background. Corners worn to boards at tips. Subtitled 'A Revised American Edition of the Reader's Handbook,' it...

Sample Appraisal: Picasso’s Alex Maguy Gallerie

Appraisal ID: 10298 Appraised On: Jan 21, 2006 Market Value: $ 500.00 Replacement Value: $ 625.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: Although we can’t tell you where the original Alex Maguy Gallerie is, we find it highly unlikely this is anything but a print. Specifically, we believe it is a lithograph. We have seen other copies of the lithograph...

Sample Appraisal: Picasso Original Drawing Guernica Etude III

Appraisal ID: 10300 Appraised On: Jan 21, 2006 Market Value: $ 1,500.00 Replacement Value: $ 1,900.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: This is another print by Pablo Picasso produced during the late 1930s as he was first experimenting with the printing processes. It is one of many depictions of Guernica created by Picasso, the most famous of which is a...