National Institute of Appraisers



Insurance damage claim appraisals contain three different values:

1. The item's value in "as is" condition. ID
2. The item's value if in "restored" condition.
3. The item's value "before damage or loss".

I. For works of art valued "before damage or loss" UNDER $12,500. each, the fee is $225.00 per item.

II.. For works of art valued "before damage or loss" OVER $12,500. each, add 25% to the appropriate fee shown on attached SCHEDULE.


  1. Examination & research 
  2. Secretarial service & document preparation 
  3. Mailing or delivery costs back to client 
  4. Two (2) Certified copies of the final appraisal

All fees are due at the time of the initial examination, in advance of research and document preparation


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If you are looking for the value of your limited edition artwork -- we have a $50 charge for certificates of value if you provide the title, the number of your piece, and an image of your artwork.  Original one-of-a-kind pieces require a formal appraisal.  Please see our Appraisal Services page.

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