Appraisal Services

Appraisals are needed for different reasons and we can meet the needs of your situation. We can appraise the contents of an entire estate or single collections for insurance coverage, estate tax and settlement, equitable distribution, fair market value, and charitable donations. David Vaughan's certified appraisal services appraise to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisers Practice (USPAP) guidelines and are compliant with Internal Revenue Service requirements. He is also a "Certified Member of the Appraisers Association of America, AAA" specializing in household contents.

 

Since his appraisals often include an array of items found in households, he has a wide range of expertise, particularly in the areas of antiques and fine art, furniture, collectibles, paintings, prints, sculptures, pottery, silver, china and crystal, clothing, sports memorabilia, decorative art, 19-C photography, cased images, movie film, Civil War and WWI & WWII militaria, documents, maps, and ephemera.

 

All of his reports are prepared in compliance with the standards set forth by the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisers Practice (USPAP) and the American Association of Appraisers (AAA). All charitable donations comply with the requirements set forth by the Internal Revenue Service.

 

Testimonials 

Vaughan Estate Sales & Appraisals exceeded my expectations. The appraisal was very detailed. Each item to be appraised was photographed and included thorough written descriptions.  R. Rowell, MD

                                                       

David appraised my father’s estate and was professional, knowledgeable and easy to work with. After examining and evaluating the items in the estate, he prepared a fair market report which greatly helped my family determine the value so we could equitably divide the antiques and art. Now, 2 years later, I called him with some questions about it and he was equally responsive and polite. I also had the pleasure of speaking with his son as well. He is definitely my "go to guy" with these types of projects now! L. Genone

Vaughan Estate Sales and Appraisals was most helpful after our mother’s passing. When you have lost a loved one and your world is upside down, you can count on David to help you calmly move forward with the estate liquidation and equitable distribution. He quickly evaluated the estate so our family could equitably divide the estate property. From that point forward everything went seamless. David was kind enough to come over on Father’s Day weekend to meet with the family. He was timely and gave an immediate estimate for all the household goods. With his extensive contacts and long term relationships, he was able to assist with the sale of the misc. gold and silver jewelry in a very expeditious way. He is completely trustworthy.
We highly recommend Vaughan Estate Sales and Appraisals for all your estate appraisal needs. 
S. Gause