Resolved Recently, the 9th Circuit Court upheld a U.S. Tax Court opinion that an appraisal from a highly regarded auction … More
Pretty sure this didn’t end well.
Every so often I’m asked about the most rare and valuable item or collection I’ve evaluated. Was it Saddam Hussein’s … More
The phone rings. The voice on the other end is tinged with exasperation. “My family is working through my late … More
New clients sometimes come to me with the belief that an appraisal is the same as an authentication. It is … More
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From the Manion’s years: February 2003 Early 20th century. Gold bullion Austrian double headed eagle mounted over two acorns and bullion twist, … More
In 2014, Consumer Reports published a handy flow chart outlining the process of dealing with personal property, or what … More
Personal property often requires a formal appraisal in order to obtain insurance, settle a claim, help determine estate tax liability, … More