Most people are not familiar with  liquidating an estate or consigning to an auction.  Mahn Miller Collective Inc. provides consultation services to help you navigate the auction, donation, or appraisal process.  Drawing on years of experience in the appraisal and auction industries, we can assist you in developing a plan for your property and act as an intermediary to guide you through the process.


noun ap·prais·al \ə-ˈprā-zəl\
an act or instance of appraising; especially :  a valuation of property by the estimate of an authorized person

– Merriam-Webster

What is an appraisal?
An appraisal provided by Mahn Miller Collective Inc. is a document that is compliant with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). This document is required when:

  1. you donate property to a 501c3 charity for which you would like to get a tax deduction
  2. when you need to insure your property
  3. for asset separation in cases of divorce
  4. for estates, specifically: estate planning, estate tax, probate, or for a trust inventory.

Donation is a wonderful way to share and protect the legacy of your item. By placing historic property in the hands of a museum or archive you share in educating and preserving history. By getting an appraisal and working with your accountant you could also receive a tax benefit for your donation.

Whether you have built a large collection or purchased a single item you need to protect your investment with insurance. Your insurance company will require an appraisal from an appraiser qualified to value your items.

Estates and Asset Separation
Appraisals are often required at times of loss or stress. Mahn Miller Collective Inc. offers compassionate assistance whether your appraisal is for matters of estates or in cases of divorce.

Valuation and Consultation
Do you need to know the value of an item before you put it up for sale, throw it away or are you just wildly curious? Mahn Miller Collective Inc. can provide a value and consult with you on how best to proceed with caring for your property, whether that be to insure, auction or donate your item.

Expert Witness and Litigation Support
A lawsuit may require an alternative appraisal, appraisal review, or advisory support.  Mahn Miller Collective Inc. performs these services independently, honestly, and ethically.

Please note that Mahn Miller Collective Inc. is able to appraise and provide valuation services on most items but does not appraise coins, fine jewelry, or real estate.

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