Historical Artifacts & Collectibles

Over the last 22 years, I have appraised and worked with an astonishing range of historical artifacts, from ancient Egyptian ushabtis to 20th-century historical documents – artifacts from the World Wars, vintage ham radio equipment, collectibles ranging from antique scientific instruments to railroadiana, and much more.

I also work with everyday estate items in need of documentation whether historical or even contemporary furnishings, plus entertainment memorabilia, and special collections of things ranging from railroadiana to scientific instruments. Even if you’re not entirely sure what you have, give me a call.

Organization is the key to saving time and money. Whether you’re better served by a Formal Appraisal, Value Discovery Consultation, or Sales Advisory Opinion, I will advise you of steps that will expedite the process and estimate the time the project will take prior to any commitment. Formal proposals are available.

If the item(s) you’d like appraised or evaluated do not warrant the work or expense, I will let you know upfront.

Fees for appraisal services are charged by the hour for small projects or by a negotiated project fee for larger collections, archives, or estates.

Value Discovery Consultations and Sales Advisory Opinions are designed for those seeking only basic information or guidance about their estate or collection. Give me a call at (816) 289-5400 or email me for more information!