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Glenda B.
Glenda B., Antiques Appraiser
Category: Antiques
Satisfied Customers: 22200
Experience:  40+ yrs. Experience, 40+yrs.Dealer buying/selling antiques.14+ yrs. Antique Store Owner. Member of AOA, AADA. Advanced studies in Antiques at University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
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I bought a statue at a estate sale its made in Greece by A&d

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I bought a statue at a estate sale its made in Greece by A&d is it worth anything the name on the statue says Minerva
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Glenda B. replied 1 year ago.

Hello,
PLEASE DO NOT RATE THIS UNTIL AN ANSWER HAS BEEN GIVEN. EVEN IF YOU GET EMAILS PROMPTING A RATING. I mention this because you may get random prompts asking you to rate me before I've submitted an answer. Ignore them. They are automatically generated by the system (it doesn't seem to be able to distinguish an answer from preparatory back-and-forth and information gathering) and don't come from me.

Brief Explanation of how the appraisers work on Just Answer for you. The appraisers, do not work for the just answer site, we come to the site to answer questions customers ask there. We do not send customers any messages through email. We only communicate with a customer in this message box. We do not send emails asking for anything. After we type a communication to you, you get notified by the site we sent you a message. Just like when you send us a response we get notified so we come to this message area to respond to you.

Please Note: I am sorry I am unable to do live conversation per phone. There is data that needs to be obtained, this is always best in written form, in order to give a correct, honest appraisal.

It is very important to be able to see what the customer has in order to give a correct informed value!
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Here are instructions for sending images several ways, you can choose which one best fits you , be sure it is uploaded to your computer,
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If you do not see the blue button that states attach file at the bottom of your page here are instructions to upload images !
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Click the link: for instructions on uploading images
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http://ww2.justanswer.com/how-do-i-send-photo-or-file-expert
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Or you may use this method:
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Go to www.imgur.com
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click on Computer
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Select the picture file from the box that pops up.
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Hit open.
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Click on Start Upload
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This a completely free photo hosting site, it does not cost one thing to use it.
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http://www.photobucket.com/ it is very easy to use, you log in, create an account , make a user name, do not use an email address as user name , then upload your pictures, making them public, then come give me your user name, I have an account and can log into them and see them...
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Or:Send them like this: In an Email! This can take awhile depending on how busy they are at Just answer, they do forward them to me.
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Send the picture to ,***@******.***, in the subject line put " Pictures for Glenda B in Antiques".
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Sometimes it can take over 24hrs, depending on how busy the site is. We the appraisers are not employees of the Just Answer site, we come to the site to answer questions, we do not work there. They get photos in from customers, they then send them to the correct departments ( categories, ) then they are forwarded to the appraisers. I have no control over how fast all of this happens. I will let you know as soon as they send them to me.
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Glenda

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I think your professionals are not fair I don't know how to do what you want I figured this was a rip off you call your selves professionals but I don't see any professionalism here can you refund my credit card and we will call it a day
Expert:  Glenda B. replied 1 year ago.

Hello

I am not sure what you mean by the professionals are not fair. We are certified Appraisers, and we cannot value what we cannot see. I am sorry you cannot send an image of what you have but, this is not a scam by any means. Any appraiser that gives you a value without seeing this is not doing a professional job.

I would have been happy to help you with your images if you needed help. If you want to cancel this you need to contact the customer service department on the justanswer site, as I explained the Appraisers are not employees of that site.

You contact them by clicking on " Contact us " at the bottom of the page.

Glenda

Glenda