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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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Treasures: Stylish midcentury recliner carries an unfamiliar name

Dear Helaine and Joe: We received this chair from a friend. The label reads “Plycraft Inc. Lawrence, MA designed by Lou App Copyright 1985.” I have researched midcentury modern furniture with no luck. I hope you can help. Thank you, P. G., White Haven, Pa. Dear P. G.: Part of your research problem may stem […]

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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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