Guest Appraiser on Value This Radio Show!

I was recently asked to be a guest appraiser on the nationally syndicated radio show “Value This with Leon and Brian”. I jumped at the opportunity because not only do I think Leon Castner and Brian Kathenes are brilliant appraisers, but they are incredibly fun! They asked me to speak about some “weird and cool”.. read more →

Tis’ The Season For Toys

Tis’ the Season for toys. What is it about toys that we all love? Yes they are fun, entertaining, and can bring out creativity in both young and old. Toys have a way of sparking special memories that evoke many emotions. Maybe toys remind you of a time when life was simpler, no stress, where you were surrounded by friends and loved ones. To most, toys symbolize a time of happiness and laughter. Some are treasured items, while others you wouldn’t mind parting with. read more →

24 Nov 2013
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Re-Appraising Valuables is an Important Planning Step

Re-Appraising Valuables is an Important Planning Step written by Lorie Hart (as seen in The Crain’s Cleveland Business 11/11/13) No one likes surprises when it comes to their money and assets. You (and clients) want to know where you stand financially at any given moment. Most of us check our back accounts, stock portfolios, investments.. read more →

Robert Indiana

As I tossed and turned last night I decided to comb through my emails and found I had been sent a link “At Home And In The Studio With Robert Indiana“. Immediately one of my favorite Pop Art icons came to mind, Robert Indiana’s “LOVE”. I don’t know what it is about seeing these simple.. read more →

What’s Your Treasure?

Lorie and I were very excited to be included as community contributors for the Solon Life magazine’s October issue. Unfortunately they do not have an online presence just yet, so we thought we would put the unedited version of our article in our blog. Enjoy! And we would love to hear your thoughts and tips.. read more →

Testimonial – T.Sharkey-Goodnight

Lamb chops on the Weber Genesis bought from L&L. The grill has been a great purchase for our home. We continue to look forward to the many more fabulous finds at your sales. Thank you! We love our new grill. We enjoy going to each and everyone of your sales. There is always something for.. read more →

Testimonial – Lloyd H. Ellis

Thank you again for appraising our Malangatana painting on November 7, 2012. The Cleveland Museum of Art accepted the painting into its permanent collection on September 4, 2012. Eager to have the painting appraised in the 2012 tax year, we had understood that the Museum would arrange a timely appraisal. When this turned out not.. read more →

Top 10 Collection Trends for 2013

Check out the latest collecting trend predictions from Lark Mason, founder of iGavel Auctions. Lark Mason Predicts Top 10 Collecting Trends for 2013 www.igavelauctions.com/…/lark-mason-predicts-top-10-collecting-trends read more →

Testimonial – Jim Calco

I was executor for my cousin’s large estate. The will forced me to liquidate the entire estate and I was fortunate enough to find Lisa and Lorie. My concerns that the liquidators would descend on the house and sell off the contents without concern for the family’s feelings were soon shown to be unfounded as.. read more →