Welcome to Michelle’s Antique Appraisals

Michelle Staley has over 35 years of experience as an antique collector, picker and dealer. She has done hundreds of insurance and IRS appraisals in addition to just satisfying another collector or dealer’s curiosity concerning what an item is, does or its worth. Other experience includes her work as a forensics consultant and in archeological identification and dating. Michelle writes a monthly column for Discover Vintage America and formerly for WorthPoint, and has been cited in national antique and collectible related magazines, price guides, specialized journals and has been featured on KCTV and FOX4TV

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How does this work?

Based on the information you provide, including images, Michelle Staley researches the item to give you a range of value for retail, auction and for insurance purposes.

Submit Appraisal Payment

When Michelle receives payment. Just submit 3 or more photos of the item you want appraised and all information you have concerning the item, such as where purchased or found, marks of origin on the item and any history, written or verbal, associated with the item.

Get An Honest Answer

The answers you get come from a love of antiques and knowing it is best served by being ethical.

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What antiques, collectibles or vintage wares do you have questions about? Go to Submit Appraisal.

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