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Doris, Personal Property Appraisals
Category: Antiques
Satisfied Customers: 9374
Experience:  Antiques store owner 10+yrs.Best of City Two Years. Collector 56+yrs.USPAP compliant. Member AOA.Founded part of antiques, silver & art collection at local museum.
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I am in need of an urgent appraisal. Had water damage to my

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I am in need of an urgent appraisal.
Had water damage to my empire bow front dresser and was told when we received it that it was an expensive piece. I have no clue but the insurance adjuster is coming in the morning and I have no proof. Any help would be great.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Doris replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome! My name is Doris.
I have been an antiques collector, dealer and appraiser for over 56 years.
I will be pleased to help you.

Please know that I cannot accept any requests for "live conversations" such as phone calls. I must research up-to-date data to give the most accurate answer.

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Thank you for the information and photo.

Please allow me time to research the data required by your question, calculate current values and write my answer.

I will have an answer fr tonight in about 40 minutes.

I thank you in advance for your patience.

Kind regards,

Doris

Expert:  Doris replied 1 year ago.

From my research of 19thC Empire bow front chests, I was able to determine a value of $5800 for yours assuming good condition.

I am so sorry for your loss.

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Doris

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Expert:  Doris replied 1 year ago.

Hi there!

Did my assessment get to you in time for your insurance adjuster's visit?

I'm just following up with you to see how everything is going. Did my answer help or do you have more questions about your item that would help?

Let me know,
Kind regards,
Doris