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Treasures: Reticulated Plate More Valuable in a Set of 8

Q. I am sending photographs of items I found at a garage sale. I hope you can send me some information on what they are and if I should insure them. One of them has no markings except for something that looks like crossed swords, another is marked “Dresden” and the third is marked “RS […]

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Appraisers Association of America Presents First Belmont Award to Helaine Fendelman

The Inaugural Belmont Society Award was presented to Helaine Fendelman on November 9, 2013 at the Appraisers Association of America’s National Conference held at the New York Athletic Club in New York City. Awarded to Fendelman in recognition of her significant contributions to the Appraisers Association of America over the course of 25 years.  The derivation of the name […]

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Treasures: Amethyst stone is not to be confused with amethyst glass

Dear Helaine and Joe: I have had two verbal appraisals saying this liquor set was worth between $6,000 and $8,000. The piece is egg shaped and made from amethyst gem stone and painted with real gold. It has a decanter and six glasses inside. What can you tell me about this piece? Thank you, L. […]

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Country Living Magazine

Helaine Fendelman appraises treasures from reader submissions across the US in Country Living Magazine's longstanding What is it Worth? column.
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