|Monday, February 19, 2018|
Please read our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) to find useful information about authentication.
Q. What are the four types of expertise available?
Q. Why should I use an expert? I know a lot about what I collect already.
A. When large amounts are involved, or when an item for your collection is really important to you, you may wish to consult an expert for confirmation of your own good judgement.
Q. Who uses appraisersbidders or sellers ?
A. Both. Sellers can make their goods more attractive by providing evidence of appraisal from a qualified expert. Serious bidders may wish to negotiate this service with a seller, or may have an item appraised after purchase for purposes of insurance or for other reasons.
Q. Where can I find an appraiser?
A. The International Society for Appraisers (ISA) is the largest group of experienced and professionally trained and tested personal property appraisers in North America. Members vary in their level of training and expertise. Certified Members have the highest level of membership in ISA.
The ISA site offers an online version of their member directory to help you find an appraiser in your area.
Want more information? Visit the ISA site.