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"Tom’s Amazing Collectible and Antique Appraisal Event" -  A Unique Way To Get People To Attend & Enjoy Your Event



Plus, 8 Reasons To Get An Appraisal ...  

  1. You Should Know What Your Items Are Worth
  2. You Should Have An Inventory For Estate Purposes
  3. You Should Have An Inventory To Determine Adequate Insurance Coverage
  4. If You Relocate, A Moving Company Needs To Know The Value
  5. In Case Of Burglary, You Need To Know What Is Missing
  6. If You Donate Items, You May Get A Tax Deduction
  7. You Must Know The Relative Scarcity Of Your Items
  8. If You Decide To Sell Items You Need To Know What Is A Fair Price To Ask

Determining the value of an antique or collectible means more than just locating an item in a price guide.  In fact, that could be the worst way to begin the valuation process.  There are a number of factors to consider when deciding how much your antiques are really worth and valuing antiques and rare coins takes years of study & experience. 

Trust Tom Bassett to provide you with the best, most accurate appraisals available for your prized belongings.  Tom regularly provides appraisals for all kinds of antiques, specializing in rare coins, glassware, jewelry, pottery, china and furniture. 


Tom has done appraisals for individuals who have then given items as tax deductible donations to groups and organizations such as:



Nebraska State Historical Society
Pioneer Village in Minden, NE
Hastings Museum in Hastings, NE
Stuhr Museum in Grand Island, NE
Various Museums in Colorado and Iowa
University of Nebraska Foundation
Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln, NE
Hastings College in Hastings, NE
Masonic Lodges
Boy Scouts
Numerous Churches