Helping people through transitions in life.
Helping people through transitions in life.
Helping people through transitions in life.

There are times when you need to have your personal property or collections appraised, including before a potential sale, for insurance purposes, settlement of an estate, or even to donate an item to a museum. Whether it is your grandmother’s antiques in the attic, your parent’s estate, or the autographed baseball from your childhood, Alderfer’s property appraisers can help you understand the value of these objects.

  • Estate Tax Liability
  • Litigation Support
  • Insurance Claims
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Casualty Loss
  • Charitable Contribution & Donation
  • Dissolution of Marriage/Equitable Distribution
  • Asset Valuation
  • Appraisal Education
  • Pretrial Research & Report Preparation/Consultation

We can provide an accurate, defensible, professionally-prepared appraisal report that you can rely on. Our appraisers support financial advisors, accountants, banks, executors, estate/elder law attorneys, insurance companies & individuals. 


  • Historical Documents
  • Historical Autographs Historical Manuscripts
  • Paper Ephemera
  • Photography & Photos
  • Rare & Collectible Books Rare & Collectible Archives Rare & Collectible Correspondence
  • Yachts/Boats
  • Nautical & Marine Items
  • Oriental Rugs & Textiles
  • Sports cards & Memorabilia
  • Movie Memorabilia
  • Movie Star Collectibles
  • Aircraft Commercial & Private
  • Asian Artifacts & Artworks
  • Glass, China, Pottery Decorative Arts
  • Equipment – Electronic, Commercial & Industrial
  • Antiquities, Ancient Artifacts Pre-Columbian & Oceanic Artifacts
  • Coins, Currency & Stamps
  • Antique & Period Furniture
  • Silver
  • Fine Jewelry & Gems
  • Dolls & Collectibles
  • Fine Art, Paintings, Sculpture
  • Firearms
  • Military Memorabilia