Testimonial – Lynn Hardacre, Esq.

My mother was downsizing after years of being a collector. My sister and I had no idea as to the value of her (very specialized) collections. Lisa and Lorie did a wonderful job of evaluating and appraising the items, marketing them and selling them. We really wanted one stop shopping, and within a week of.. read more →

Testimonial – Debby Phoenix

Lisa made a home visit as I had tons of questions about items I inherited and accumulated over the years. She was thorough and knowledgeable as we walked from room to room. Many of my questions were answered about various items including lamps, furniture and glassware. However, the best part of the visit was when.. read more →

Testimonial

You ran a fine Eastside sale last Friday and Saturday–courteous, clear, professional, secure. We appreciate the several Santons and the Cartier bottle opener for Perrier…Thanks for a good experience. I’ll sign on for your notices about Upcoming Sales. read more →

Is Your Valentine Worth A Fortune?

As seen in the Solon Life Magazine (February 2014) & EzineArticles.com When you think of February, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Snow? Leap Year? Groundhogs Day? The Super Bowl? If you are like us and many fellow romantics it is Valentine’s Day of course! February 14th, the time school children begin.. read more →

Ann Stone Collection of Napoleonic Decorative Arts

It has been an honor this past year working with the Ann Stone Napoleonic Collection. This collection was assembled from Mrs. Stone’s love and passion for Napoleon. A rarity indeed to find such a large and fine collection with only owner, but even more rare for the collector to have been a woman. Now, in.. read more →

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 →

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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 →