American Society of Appraisers 11107 Sunset Hills Road, Suite 310 Reston, VA 20190 (800) ASA-VALU/(703) 478-2228 The American Society of Appraisers is an international organization of appraisal professionals and others dedicated to the education, development and growth of the appraisal profession.ASA is the oldest and only major organization representing ALL disciplines of appraisal specialists, originating in 1936 and incorporating in 1952.Appraisers Association of America 212 West 35th Street, 11th Floor South New York, NY 10001 (212) 889-5404 X14 Provides referrals for appraisals.
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Antique Appraisal Association of America 1403 Gloria Lane Boulder City, NV 89005 (888) 791-0033 Referral service for appraisers.
Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America 20 West 44th Sttreet, #507 New York, NY 10036 (212) 944-8291 Member of the International League of Antique Booksellers. The Appraisal Foundation 1155 15th Street NW, Suite 1111 Washington, DC 20005 (202) 347-7722 Source of appraisal standards and appraiser qualifications.
You can ascertain the current range of prices for items exchanged at sales and auctions by consulting the price guides available in bookstores or public libraries.
Also, dealers actively engage in buying and selling antiques, professional appraisers attached to sales galleries, and official appraisers of local probate courts usually can give prevailing price values.