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Best Art Appraisers In Orange County

If you are interested in having art appraised, these seasoned Orange County art appraisers offer several services to help you. Some of these appraisers will not only assess the value of your art, but will also auction and purchase your art. Additionally, some of them specialize in valuing coins, jewelry, antiques, watches, collectibles and more.
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Art Resource Group
20351 Irvine Ave, Studio C-1
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 640-1972

The Art Resource Group offers over 20 years of experience in art appraising and has been a member of the Appraisers Association of America for eight years. Its appraising services are kept confidential and comply with the professional code established by the Uniform Standard of Professional Appraisals Practice. Art Resource Group provides several appraising services such as insurance, equitable distribution, liquidation, charitable donations (IRS), marketable cash value, fair market and damage. You can even receive consultation services where clients are charged for every 20 minutes that are used during the consultation.

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Catalina Appraisal Service, Inc.
30100 Town Center Dr, Ste O-153
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
(949) 715-0308

For over two decades, Gloria Gales, the appraiser at Catalina Appraisal Service, Inc., has assessed the value of art for galleries and private collectors. Her work has enabled her to travel the world to several destinations including Australia, the Middle-East, Mexico, Canada, Europe and all over the United States. Before appraising art in Orange County, Gales was the owner and director of the Modern Art Gallery of Boca Raton in Florida and worked in Telluride, Colorado as an art dealer. She charges $175 for the first written art appraisal and $125 for additional written art appraisals. If you would like to send in pictures of your art to be appraised and are knowledgeable about the authenticity of your art, you may want to purchase an online written art appraisal for $75.

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Art Services Company
1160 Catalina St
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 494-1902

Clarence H. Boyd, III has been a fine-art appraiser since 1984 and owned two international art galleries in the past. His work experience and completion of required coursework and exams enabled Boyd to become an Accredited Senior Appraiser with the American Society of Appraisers. Boyd offers a variety of appraising services including donations, trusts, expert witness, insurance and estate planning/division of property. Some of his clients include the United States Government, Norton Simon Museum, Orange County Museum of Art, Los Angeles County Art Museum, Santa Barbara Art Museum, The Share Foundation and The Tisch Trust.

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Tangible Investments, LLC
218 Forest Ave
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(888) 655-9255

Tangible Investments, LLC not only appraises art but also buys art from clients. It has been in business since 1977 and specializes in appraising fine art, antiques, rare coins, jewelry and watches. The staff has extensive experience to put you at ease; during the last 30 years of business, it transacted over $2 billion. Tangible Investments, LLC does not charge for consultations. You may call to set-up a meeting and get some more information of what your art is worth.

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International Auction Gallery
1580 S Sinclair St
Anaheim, CA 92806
(714) 941-0716

The International Auction Gallery appraises and auctions its clients' art. Having been in business since 1986, the staff knows a thing or two about appraising and auctioning fine art, jewelry, antiques and collectibles. The International Auction Gallery also serves as a consultant for Asian artwork in museums, with a specialty in artwork derived from China. Give them a call to set-up a free consultation. If looking for a new piece of art for your collection, attend one of the many auctions that the gallery hosts.

Stacy Brecht is a professional writer, dancer, marketer and model in the Los Angeles area. Brecht also enjoys traveling, wine, fitness training, volunteering, movies and trying new restaurants. Her work can be found at

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