Last Updated on 8/30/2005 by bidz

Some good advice in the following article if you’re looking for an appraisal on a potentially valuable item:

What’s your family heirloom really worth?
Wednesday August 24
Dana Dratch

“You’ve seen it happen a hundred times on antiquing shows: an ugly family heirloom or hideous garage-sale find turns out to be worth five figures.

Does that mean the singing fish or dancing Santa stashed in your garage might pay for that dream vacation or down payment on a summer cottage? Probably not.

But if you want to find out what some of your valuables really are worth in hard cash, it might be easier than you think.”

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