antiques valaution and sales advice

Blackmore Essex

Jericho Cottage
The Duckpond Green
Essex CM4 0RR
T 01277 821031

valuation and restoration advice on antiques

Valuation & Sales Advice

House Clearance

We offer a friendly and usually free advice service for house clearance, downsizing, moving house. I can advise on the best place to sell or recycle items, be it auction, ebay, charity shop, boot sale, or another specialist dealer like Megarrys.  I can also advise on how to go about organising a house clearance - whether to recycle, restore, sell or store your items.
valautions of unwanted items may yeild some cash in the attic
silverware should be carefully cleaned


The first advice is dont throw it out or give it away until you check its value. Either bring the items to me at the shop, or send me a photo, hard copy or email. If I don't know the value I almost certainly know someone who will. I will also look at things in your home if there is too much to transport, but will have to charge a small call out fee based on mileage and time. 

Sale on Commission

Megarrys sell on commision for the general public. If you bring an item you want to sell, I will discuss it with you, agree a sensible selling price, agree a commission rate, based on it's value, size, and condition. Please dont repolish or clean items  until I've looked at them. For example pewter should not be polished, and a lovely mellow but distressed piece of furniture can be totally de valued by a coat of varnish - let Megarrys give you the best advice.

Finally I will agree a time limit - I cant keep things indefinately, or the shop will become too full. You will be given a detailed receipt for your items which we both sign, and hopefully they will sell.


DIY restoration can be performed on dolls and toys get good advice