We offer a wide variety of valuation and appraisal services
Valuing Fine Art, Antiques, Jewellery, Watches and all other collectibles is a core competency within our business. We offer the full range of these services from a simple ‘walk through’ to fully documented and illustrated bound paper valuations.
Valuations for sale at auction are customarily offered free of charge if the items are consigned for sale through us. We also handle valuation for probate, insurance, family division, private treaties and single owner collections.
We conduct valuations for many clients, from private individuals, to solicitors, museums, businesses and beyond.
Depending on your collection and location, we can make a visit to your home, but we also encourage you to come and see us at our saleroom where we offer a free walk-in valuation service. Bring pictures if the items is too big to transport. Please ring before you come to make sure someone is available to make the valuation.
Hopefully we can help find a few hidden treasures for you! Our regular specialist auctions also mean you will be able to sell the items promptly and also receive the proceeds from sales four weeks post auction.
If you are thinking of selling items or your collection, we offer a single fixed fee commission with no hidden costs. For example there is no lotting fee and no extra charges for photographs. or pre-sale storage. All of our sales are hosted live on the Internet, we find up to 40% of our sales are now to online bidders.
We also have a transportation service available to you if required.
Our experienced and qualified valuers can assist you whether you are a private individual or a firm of solicitors when carrying out valuation for probate or inheritance tax purposes. Due to our size and flexibility you will find our rates extremely competitive and tailored to each assignment.
We also understand that this is a sensitive time and also the importance of dealing with the valuation in a fast, considered and professional manner. We recognise that everyone is different and each estate and property we value is unique. Therefore, we compile an inventory of all the items present and produce a bound copy for the estate. All our valuations are carried out in accordance with the requirements of the IPAV
Also as part of our services we can assist in the following services for Executors:
- The sale of specific items or extensive Estates
- The immediate storage of vulnerable valuable pieces
- The clearance of properties and residual items through third-parties
- Our regular specialist auctions also mean you will be able to sell the items promptly and also receive the proceeds from sales four weeks post auction.
Whether you are a private individual or a business our experienced and qualified valuation team will produce a valid insurance certificate should you ever need to use it. Over the years we have produced many insurance valuations. These have been from a single unique object, such as a diamond ring or rare collectable, right through to the complete contents of a Georgian manor house.
For each valuation certificate we provide a description of the item or collections and present this in a bound copy for you to keep for your records. We also hold a copy in our records indefinitely.
We are centrally located in Laois, however, we can travel all across Ireland to ensure we can deliver valuations as quickly as possible for you. Depending on your location and the size of your collection, we will discuss costs and expenses upfront to ensure great value for money
We offer Free Valuations in Ballybrittas by prior arangement and watch our website for free evaluation days.
We offer exclusive days where our experienced valuers come and value items of Antiques, Jewellery & Collectables.
We have raised thousands of Euros for Charity. We love selling things, and we also enjoy helping charities get as much money for selling items as possible.
If you wish to have a one off or regular specialist auction of your own we can offer a turn key solution to host you auction. This can be everything from simple room hire, through to a fully organised auction on your behalf…
Sean Eacrett antiques and restoration prides itself on the level of service we give to our clients.
Our large auction rooms are strategically located in Laois. We offer colour illustrated online catalogues, refreshments on viewing and auction days, along with ample free parking.