Antiques

Have antique repair questions? Ask an antiques appraiser

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

How do i authinticate a abraham lincoln letter. How do I…

Customer Question
How do i authinticate...

How do i authinticate a abraham lincoln letter

Expert's Assistant: I always love having an appraiser look at my stuff. Sometimes its turned out to be surprisingly valuable. Tell us what else you do know and the Antiques Appraiser will be able to better assist you.

How do I authenticate a lincoln letter

Expert's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Antiques Appraiser should know?

Gettys burg address at the dedication of the cemetary

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Antiques
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Antiques Question
Answered in 7 minutes by:
10/6/2017
Antique Expert: Glenda B., Antiques Appraiser replied 10 months ago
Glenda B.
Glenda B., Antiques Appraiser
Category: Antiques
Satisfied Customers: 28,213
Experience: 40+ yrs. Experience, 40+yrs.Dealer buying/selling antiques.14+ yrs. Antique Store Owner. Member of AOA, AADA. Advanced studies in Antiques at U of A
Verified

Hello

Are you wanting to know who to take this to in order to have it authenticated?

Glenda

Ask Your Own Antiques Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with an antique expertLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Great House Antiques Your Own Question
Great House Antiques
Great House Antiques
Great House Antiques, Appraiser/ Researcher/ Entrepreneur
Category: Antiques
Satisfied Customers: 2,191
2,191 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 30+ years in all aspects of the Antiques and Decorative Arts Industry

Great House Antiques is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here.

DianeDallas, TX

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Kim D.

Kim D.

Certified Appraiser & Antiques Expert

5,090 satisfied customers

25 Yr Decorative & Fine Art, Historic Objects Expert, CAGA, AOA

C&amp;A Appraisals (Randi)

C&A Appraisals (Randi)

Antiques and Collectibles Researcher

1,502 satisfied customers

ISA Certified fully accredited USPAP. 30+years experience. Speaker, TV, Radio, Newspaper Featured.

AntiquesExpert

AntiquesExpert

Accredited Appraiser

74 satisfied customers

Accredited Member of ISA; passed USPAP; full time appraiser; collector for 20+ years

Doris

Doris

Personal Property Appraiser

8,777 satisfied customers

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.

Glenda B.

Glenda B.

Antiques Appraiser

28,213 satisfied customers

40+ yrs. Experience, 40+yrs.Dealer buying/selling antiques.14+ yrs. Antique Store Owner. Member of AOA, AADA. Advanced studies in Antiques at U of A

Nora

Nora

Expert in Fine and Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary

13,360 satisfied customers

Liberal Arts BA College Degree, Post-Graduate Christie's Education in London, 10 Yrs Art World Experience in NYC, President & Founder own Corporation. Member AOA & ISA USPAP Compliant through 2019

Judith-on-Antiques

Judith-on-Antiques

Antiques and Collectibles Researcher

6,010 satisfied customers

A noted expert, author, TV personality, appraiser and columnist. President, Association of Online Appraisers. Author of 3 books on collecting.

< Previous | Next >

Related Antiques Questions
My Cousin has asked me to help in getting an appraisal of a
My Cousin has asked me to help in getting an appraisal of a letter signed by Abraham Lincoln. The letter (3 pages) was written on December 6th 1862 on "EXECUTIVE MANSION" stationary and has a watermar… read more
jennem22
jennem22
Appraiser
Bachelor's Degree
57 satisfied customers
I have the original "land granting bounty land" letter of Patten
I have the original "land granting bounty land" letter of Patten dated 1862. Is there a value to this piece of paper? It has the original seal on it and President Lincoln name is ***** ***** bottom of… read more
Nora
Nora
Expert in Fine and Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary
Post-Graduate from Christies London
13,360 satisfied customers
I have a letter from Abraham Lincoln that has been in my
Good afternoon, I have a letter from Abraham Lincoln that has been in my husbands family for several decades, I believe it was to an Aunt from when she was young. How do we tell if it is real. I have … read more
Nora
Nora
Expert in Fine and Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary
Post-Graduate from Christies London
13,360 satisfied customers
Purchased Letter written by Abraham Lincoln April 30, 1864.
Purchased Letter written by Abraham Lincoln April 30, 1864. The letter is written to Lieutenant General Grant. "Not expecting to see you again before the Spring campaign.... Also purchased a Campaing … read more
Judith-on-Antiques
Judith-on-Antiques
Antiques and Collectibles Researcher
Bachelor's Degree
6,010 satisfied customers
I have a copy of the first printing of Memorial Addresses circa
I have a copy of the first printing of Memorial Addresses circa 1903 which is signed by the Rev Dr. W. Herbert Burk. How can I verify it is real?… read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antiques Appraiser
28,213 satisfied customers
While cleaning out my husband's family home last weekend, I
While cleaning out my husband's family home last weekend, I came across a docment/map tube that cotains an extremely fragile/brittle document that has darkened over time. While we have not completely … read more
jennem22
jennem22
Appraiser
Bachelor's Degree
57 satisfied customers
How much is this book worth speeches and addresses by Abraham
How much is this book worth speeches and addresses by Abraham Lincoln and the rubaiyat of omar khayyam… read more
Nora
Nora
Expert in Fine and Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary
Post-Graduate from Christies London
13,360 satisfied customers
I have two antique portraits of XXXXX XXXXX and Abraham
I have two antique portraits of XXXXX XXXXX and Abraham Lincoln in a wood frame, approx size is 21 and a half inch long and 16 and a half inch wide. copyright either 1801 or 1901 its hard to tell,Grav… read more
Diana F.
Diana F.
Appraiser
Bachelor\u0027s Degree
3,999 satisfied customers
I have an Abraham lincoln doll that i keep hearing is very
I have an Abraham lincoln doll that i keep hearing is very old, found it at garage sale in a box of dolls, how do i find out what i actually have?… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Certified Appraiser & Antiques Expert
5,090 satisfied customers
I have these books by Carl Sandburg: Abraham Lincoln: The
I have these books by Carl Sandburg: Abraham Lincoln: The War Years (Volumes I and II); Copyright 1939 Abraham Lincoln: The Prarie Years (I and II); Copyright 1926 I have this book by Carl Van Doren: … read more
ExpertAppraiser
ExpertAppraiser
Appraiser
Master\u0027s Degree
1,004 satisfied customers
hello, I have in my collection an Abraham Lincoln Letter that
hello, I have in my collection an Abraham Lincoln Letter that has been in a friends family from New York since 1917 obtained as payment for a legal fee from a Union Veterans family, and handed down fr… read more
Wayne
Wayne
727 satisfied customers
I came across an early photograph purportedly from the first
I came across an early photograph purportedly from the first inauguration of Abraham Lincoln on March 4th 1861. It may have been taken by Matthew Brady, Alexander Gardner, George Barnard, or Timothy O… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Certified Appraiser & Antiques Expert
5,090 satisfied customers
I have a document with Abraham Lincolns signature. It is
I have a document with Abraham Lincolns signature. It is dated 1864. I would like to know it's value.… read more
Michelle
Michelle
Antique Dealer/ Researcher/Journalist
Bachelor\u0027s Degree
816 satisfied customers
I am in possession of a silver locket 1 3/4" x 1 1/2" that
I am in possession of a silver locket 1 3/4" x 1 1/2" that is marked "Sketch of Abraham Lincoln birthplace Harding, Ky. Feg 12....Made from a lock of Lincoln's hair secured by Dr. Sabin Tafton the nig… read more
Will
Will
Executive Director
Bachelor's Degree
12,084 satisfied customers
I have a hand written letter to Grace bedell signed by abraham
I have a hand written letter to Grace bedell signed by abraham lincoln dated oct.19,1860 in regards XXXXX XXXXX suggestion for the president to grow whiskers. the paper feels thick,and is darkened yel… read more
Will
Will
Executive Director
Bachelor's Degree
12,084 satisfied customers
I have some old documents that my mother found in an old plantation
I have some old documents that my mother found in an old plantation house...they are as follows.......Congrefs of the United States (copy)......An authentic copy of the contents of the constitution of… read more
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Appraiser Alan AOA C
Certified & Licensed Adjuster/ Appraiser
All Organizational & Government Required Courses
6,527 satisfied customers
I would like to know if my bliss Gettysburg address written
I would like to know if my bliss Gettysburg address written dated and signed by president Abraham Lincoln is authentic and the value of it. I have it framed and it is. in perfect condition. it is very… read more
Will
Will
Executive Director
Bachelor's Degree
12,084 satisfied customers
Promotion papers in a metal tube circa 1863 signed by Abraham
Promotion papers in a metal tube circa 1863 signed by Abraham Lincoln and Edward Stantion promoting Horace Brooks to Brigadier General. Significance and value?… read more
JM Dunmire
JM Dunmire
owner
Associate Degree
5 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x