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What will the appraisal document look like?

Winston Art Group appraisal documents include color digital images and full catalogue descriptions for each item, with values supported by appropriate market comparables. They are available in both hard copy and digital formats, and are easily accessible through our interactive …
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Can an appraisal be completed without the appraiser seeing the property in person?

Sometimes, yes. Winston Art Group completes many appraisals from images and descriptions provided by the client, without inspecting the piece in person. Please contact Simon Wills at wills@winstonartgroup.com or 212.542.5755 to see if an onsite inspection would be needed.

How long does it take to complete an appraisal?

Typically, appraisals are delivered four to six weeks from either the final date of on-site inspection or from the date Winston Art Group is engaged to complete an appraisal. However, we can usually turn around appraisals in a shorter time …
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Does Winston Art Group prepare inventories?

Yes! Winston Art Group prepares inventory reports, which include color digital images and full catalogue descriptions for each item. Inventories are available in both hard copy and digital formats, and are easily accessible through our interactive collection management system. Inventories …
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How do appraisers determine values?

Depending on the type of property and the appraisal assignment, Winston Art Group appraisers will use one or more of the following approaches to valuation. Comparable Market Data Approach – The most common approach for personal property appraisals. Value is …
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Does Winston Art Group appraise jewelry? Furniture? Wine?

Yes! Winston Art Group has specialists who appraise all types of fine art, decorative art, jewelry, and collectibles. This includes Old Master paintings, drawings and etchings, 19th century art, Modern art, Contemporary art, furniture, 20th century design, sculpture, rugs, silver, …
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