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I have a client with a Navaho rug. I have done the "book" research

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I have a client with a Navaho rug. I have done the "book" research on this rug and it seems authentic. How should I proceed from here? Can I forward photos?
Shirley
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Glenda B. replied 1 year ago.
My name is Glenda,
I will be glad to help you today.

Are you wanting the current market value for this? Do you know aproximate age?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

I am looking for current market value but need a verification that an appraisal would be in order first. Is this enough of a Navaho rug to warrant further investigation?

My client got this in the 1960's from a friend in New Mexico.

Expert:  Glenda B. replied 1 year ago.
Shirley

Do you mean an appraisal in person with a local appraiser?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Yes

Expert:  Glenda B. replied 1 year ago.
Shirley

All of these Native American Rugs have about the same avearge value. This one is from the 50-60's area so it is not an antique rug. An appraiser will charge around 200.00 per hour. Are they needing an written appraisal?