Can You Tell Me If It’s Real?

Question: I bought a signed Jackson Pollock at a garage sale. I want to know if it’s real. And what’s it worth? Authenticate vs. Appraise The first question is about authenticity. The second is about value. Most people expect an … Continue reading

Conflict of Interest

Question: Isn’t it a conflict of interest for a jeweler to appraise jewelry? Beware Self-Interest It would be if the jeweler sold you a ring and then appraised it for you. He would be hard-pressed not to exaggerate the value … Continue reading