Experience — Our team of appraisers and auction professionals share over 50 years of experience in handling antiques and fine art.
Persistence — We work hard to ensure your item is fully researched, described and represented to maximize its appeal to potential buyers.
Worldwide Exposure — Your item will be viewed by an international audience as a result of our extensive advertising, direct marketing, internet, and publicity.
Strategic Marketing — We communicate with our large base of specialized private collectors and dealers to ensure that potential buyers have information about your item.
Competitive Format — The auction format requires multiple bidders to compete, allowing your item to reach its top market value. Bids are accepted from live auction attendees, absentee and phone bidders, and internet bidders from around the world.
That all depends. If you need an appraisal for insurance reasons, you will want a Formal Written Appraisal.
If you are thinking of selling your items, we will happily appraise your items
so you can understand their value. If you aren't sure which appraisal type is right for you, contact us
Let's schedule a House Call
. We're on the road almost every day and will gladly stop by, take a look and give you our opinion.
After deciding which things you'd like to keep, and establishing a time frame, you can turn the details over to us. Because of our experience in this area, we can thoughtfully help you through these steps.
No, that’s a common misconception. After your item(s) have been evaluated you can decide if you want to keep the item, sell it outright, or consign
the item to auction.
The appraisal type discussed on this page is complementary. We will provide you with a complimentary evaluation of your item(s) once you’ve filled out the form below. If your insurance company, or probate court requires you to have a formal written appraisal
, we can provide this service for you. This is a paid
service and the appraiser, accompanied by a recording assistant, will come to your location and document a single item or a line-by-line, room-by-room appraisal of your items.
Thomaston Place Auction Galleries is always accepting high quality consignments for our multi-million dollar auctions that attract a worldwide bidding audience! Have an item you'd like appraised? Fill out the form below and we'll let you know what it's worth, no strings attached.