Antique Furniture Valuation Guide. What its worth now. Sometimes you need a more direct and current way to determine a piece of antique furniture value.
Auction house and online selling pricesMainly high end and holy grail items sold in many antique categories. Victorian Oak 4-Door China Display Cabinet Photo courtesy of Morphy Auctions. Wholesale Value If you go to a dealer looking for the value of antique furniture without purchasing an appraisal the price they give you will most likey be the wholesale value.
For insurance purposes insuring high-value items or a collection we recommend first-hand appraisals and renewed valuations every 5-7 years.
State College PA 16801. The Kovels Price Guide has over 1 million prices of antiques collectibles. This should be the price it actually cost not what the furniture store originally wanted everyone knows that furniture is heavily marked up and that you seldom have to pay list price when buying new. What it was worth 2015.