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Doris, Antiques Appraiser
Category: Antiques
Satisfied Customers: 9823
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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Have thinking original Louis Seybold painting stage coach

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Have thinking original Louis Seybold painting stage coach and couple found on line but no pricing artist 1886 thru 1963
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.

Sometimes my customers click the wrong button when they really do not want a "live conversation." Please be careful what choices you click on.

I can give you the auction value of your painting but probably not the retail art gallery price.

Will the auction value be enough for you? Let me know.

If you agree, please tell me the dimensions of your painting not counting the frame.

Do not remove the painting from the frame.

Kind regards,


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi Doris I would like to send picture no how to do so with contacts but will have to have one of my kids help send to u yes auction price ok
Expert:  Doris replied 1 year ago.

To send photos you may use the "attach" or "add" link or "paper clip" you see on your reply page.

Please send me the size - length and width - of your painting not including the frame.

Kind regards,


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The picture is approximately 12 wide 20 long 12x20 there is 2 inch frame but old back nailed don't want to damage trying to see actual size
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Took did u get oicture
Expert:  Doris replied 1 year ago.

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 should be back in 30 minutes.

I thank you in advance for your patience.

Kind regards,


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you Doris
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Doris I am updating measurement 14x22 sorry
Expert:  Doris replied 1 year ago.

Louis Seybold (1886-1963)

"Born in Philadelphia, PA on June 17, 1886. Seybold was a resident of Los Angeles in 1929. By 1936 he had returned to Philadelphia. He died there in February 1963. Exh: Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1929."
E***** *****, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"

When assessing an artist's work, appraisers must look at sales of works by the same artist. Art gallery sales prices are private.
We must then go to auction sales prices which are public. When using comparable work by the same artist, medium, subject matter and size are factors to be considered.
Appraisers most often use price per square inch of previously sold comparable works by the same artist as a measure of value.

Using this standard method, I was able to determine an estimated auction value of


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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank u so much Dorid for your prompt response.From the info u had to work with and not seeing painting seems totally fair appraisal . Judging by what little info I was able to gain myself! The picture was given to me for free! I resell and my girlfriend couldn't sell it at her garage sale! Top "A" Doris
Expert:  Doris replied 1 year ago.

I was glad to help.

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Kind regards,


Expert:  Doris replied 1 year ago.

Hi there!

I'm just following up with you to see how everything is going. Did my answer help?

Let me know,