Antiques

Have antique repair questions? Ask an antiques appraiser

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

This answer was rated:

This is a hard one! I got it at an estate sale of the man…

This is a hard one...
This is a hard one! I got it at an estate sale of the man that did it. It is a taxidermy bass head he caught in the 40's and 3 Lures Heddon Head-On Basser I know they are collectible. it all is mounted to a board along with a original book he wrote 1 of 15 copies he made but only one with the bass and lures he write about in his book. The book is about all the different animals that live in the pond and grand pas battles with a bass name Buwell. He was a Folk artist died at 96 I think they said. Gene C Martin.
How to come up with a value? or even market it as what book, art ,taxidermy, fishing and so on. 24" high.
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Antiques Question
IMG_1686.JPGIMG_1686.JPGIMG_1687.JPGIMG_1687.JPGIMG_1688.JPGIMG_1688.JPGIMG_1692.JPGIMG_1692.JPGIMG_1697.JPGIMG_1697.JPGIMG_1698.JPGIMG_1698.JPGIMG_1699.JPGIMG_1699.JPG
Answered in 20 minutes by:
3/14/2018
LadyTanya65
LadyTanya65, Certified Appraiser
Category: Antiques
Satisfied Customers: 2,377
Experience: 25+ years experience in Antiques, Certified Appraiser, Speaker, Member of AOA, Asheford Institute Antiques,and I am an Antique Researcher
Verified

Hi my name is***** am a certified appraiser and would be happy to help you. This is considered folk art. It has however the antique lures, curiosity, a published book 15 of 20 copies -so limited edition, the bass head noted and documented on back. So a combination of several things that the man put together. All together it has a value of 200.00 and you will need to type out the above information and keep it all together noting who he was, and where you bought this. Has odd as the piece to you is someone would collect it and add to their fishing, taxidermy, story telling etc collections. It is mounted wonderfully and the book the was well printed and put together.

Ask Your Own Antiques Question
The value would be 200-250.00 in today's market of American Folk Art. Places to sell would the area he lived and also the place the Bass was caught. Area people are more apt to buy pieces about things they know and people they know of. Moving out from there it would be buyers of American art and folk art aside from the groups noted above. This could be marketed in many different ways. A very unique item and well presented.
LadyTanya65
LadyTanya65, Certified Appraiser
Category: Antiques
Satisfied Customers: 2,377
Experience: 25+ years experience in Antiques, Certified Appraiser, Speaker, Member of AOA, Asheford Institute Antiques,and I am an Antique Researcher
Verified
LadyTanya65 and 87 other Antiques Specialists are ready to help you
Ask your own question now
Was this answer helpful?
Ask LadyTanya65 Your Own Question
LadyTanya65
LadyTanya65
LadyTanya65, Certified Appraiser
Category: Antiques
Satisfied Customers: 2,377
2,377 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 25+ years experience in Antiques, Certified Appraiser, Speaker, Member of AOA, Asheford Institute Antiques,and I am an Antique Researcher

LadyTanya65 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

Antiques Appraiser

7,171 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

21,541 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 University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Nora

Nora

Expert in Fine and Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary

11,454 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

Frank

Frank

Antiques and Collectibles Researcher

5,970 satisfied customers

Expert in gold, silver, jewelry and American antiquities.

< Previous | Next >

Related Antiques Questions
Would you be able to tell me the value of an antique clay
would you be able to tell me the value of an antique Peruvian clay statuette taken from a grave -not by me- 50 years ago? … read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antiques Appraiser
College
21,541 satisfied customers
1925 Borin Chicago Fox Urgelles Mother & Child Print. I can
For Glenda. 1925 Borin Chicago Fox Urgelles Mother & Child Print. I can send you a pic of it.… read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antiques Appraiser
College
21,541 satisfied customers
I have a Rand McNally -A Ding School Book titled: I Decided
I have a Rand McNally -A Ding Dong School Book titled: I Decided by Miss Frances. Can you tell me it's worth? … read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antiques Appraiser
College
21,541 satisfied customers
I have a 19th century mahogany buffet with a tierd marble
I have a 19th century mahogany buffet with a tierd marble top ( Louis XI style) very ornate with brass inlays, 8 drawers and 1 door. It has a signature under the marble top. looks like J. Ziegler … read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antiques Appraiser
College
21,541 satisfied customers
I was i st searching the Internet got information about a
Hi, i was i st searching the Internet got information about a Frederick Remington colored lithograph print … read more
LadyTanya65
LadyTanya65
Certified Appraiser
2,377 satisfied customers
I have a 36 inch porcelain doll “Nellie” want to save it for
I have a 36 inch porcelain doll “Nellie” want to save it for my granddaughter is it worth anything? … read more
Diana F.
Diana F.
Appraiser
Bachelor\u0027s Degree
3,999 satisfied customers
I have a f.f. English painting. titled "TWILIGHT" with his
i have a f.f. English painting. titled "TWILIGHT" with his signature bottom right corner and number what appears to be 1618 bottom left. … read more
jennem22
jennem22
Appraiser
Bachelor's Degree
57 satisfied customers
I have a six piece dJamestown Stirling dining set with two
I have a six piece dJamestown Stirling dining set with two xtensision pieces, purchased it new in 1986, it is in imacculate condition, … read more
Rarewares
Rarewares
594 satisfied customers
I have a Doulton pitcher and a silver trophy. The pitcher
I have a Doulton pitcher and a silver trophy. The pitcher has a Doulton & Slaters Patent stamp on the bottom and is about 9 inches tall. The pitcher has The Lanlord's Invitation on the front. The trop… read more
Rarewares
Rarewares
594 satisfied customers
What about this dresser? These belong to my godmother who
What about this dresser? These belong to my godmother who has lived in the same house since 1931… read more
Nora
Nora
Expert in Fine and Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary
Post-Graduate from Christies London
11,454 satisfied customers
Nocturne yakama China set 12 place setting. I have this set.
Nocturne yakama China set 12 place setting. I have this set. It was my mother in laws. I am looking for prices on these serving pieces. Dessert bowl or fruit. I have 12. Round serving bowls I have 2, … read more
Diana F.
Diana F.
Appraiser
Bachelor\u0027s Degree
3,999 satisfied customers
I have a card posted in australia 1910 with queensland
i have a card posted in australia 1910 with queensland 1penny stamp.mothers joy coronation series 260 high holborn london w.c.it belongs to my familys history. it is a painted depiction of small girl … read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antiques Appraiser
College
21,541 satisfied customers
We have a Remington Rant 10 key electric adding
We have a Remington Rant 10 key electric adding machine.....it may be a 93 model. Would like some information about it, how old is it & anything else you know about it. We are giving it to our 27 year… read more
Jon
Jon
Gunsmith/Police Officer/Training Officer
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
86 satisfied customers
Is there a charge for this service as I was looking to take
Hi, is there a charge for this service as I was looking to take the items to a Antique Road show that shows on PBS here in St. Louis, MO as I have a Bass National bank big sign to one drawing pic and … read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antiques Appraiser
College
21,541 satisfied customers
First day of issue" United Stated in Space...a Decade of
quot;first day of issue" United Stated in Space...a Decade of achievement … read more
ExpertAppraiser
ExpertAppraiser
Appraiser
Master\u0027s Degree
994 satisfied customers
I was wondering what the value of my Philco tv is...model
I was wondering what the value of my Philco tv is...model #L4924. It also has #2290033 and #EO90+ … read more
LadyTanya65
LadyTanya65
Certified Appraiser
2,377 satisfied customers
I have another Golden Book titled: What Am I? A picture quiz
for Glenda, I have another Golden Book titled: What Am I? A picture quiz book by Ruth Leon, Simon and Schuster, New York… read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antiques Appraiser
College
21,541 satisfied customers
I have a sealed VHS copy of Elvis Presley's love me tender.
I have a sealed VHS copy of Elvis Presley's love me tender … read more
Rarewares
Rarewares
594 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