Advice on Selling Antiques and Collectibles

Appraisers Offer Advice on Selling Antiques and Collectibles

The American Society of Appraisers offers advice to people who want to sell their antiques or collectibles.

“Reston, VA (PRWEB) March 11, 2008 — Many people will find themselves cleaning out their attic or garage this spring and looking at things that were inherited, or bought at yard sales flea markets or antique stores and wondering what is this worth and how do I sell it. The American Society of Appraisers offers advice to people who want to sell their antiques and collectibles.

“Many people own or have inherited things that they don’t want or need, but they don’t know what the items are worth, so they don’t know how they should go about selling them and what they should expect to receive,” says Vivian Riegelman, accredited senior appraiser of the American Society of Appraisers. “There are a range of places to sell items from auction houses to yard sales, consignment shops, to on-line sites. However, the fear is that you’ll sell something cheaply that is actually worth much more.”

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