Some of the photos we've sold over the years


The Market Is Changing.

What Are Your Pictures
& Prints Worth Today?

Online Valuations & USPAP Appraisals

The Quickest and Easiest Way to Obtain a Value On Your:

  • Wallace Nutting Pictures, Books, Furniture & Memorabilia
  • Early 20th c. Hand-Colored Photographs
  • Popular Early 20th c. Prints
  • Early 20th c. Pastels
  • Most Other Art & Prints
  • Most Other Items

Whether You Are:

  • An individual seeking to establish the authenticity or value on something you have purchased.
  • A dealer looking for help in pricing your newest inventory.
  • A collector looking for the current value of your collection.
  • Or someone in need of an appraisal for Insurance, Inheritance, Legal, or Estate purposes.

And we can perform this service ON-LINE...
offering you two quick and easy options:

  • Online eMail Authentication & Valuation
  • Written USPAP-compliant Appraisal on our letterhead.

You decide the approach that's best for you.

We offer Authentication, Valuation & Appraisal Services
on the following items:

Hand-Colored Photographs
  • Wallace Nutting
  • Charles Sawyer
  • David Davidson
  • Fred Thompson
  • Most other Early 20th century Hand-Colored Photographs

Wallace Nutting Furniture
  • Paper Label
  • Script Brand
  • Block Brand
  • Unmarked
Click for Online Appraisal Details
Click for USPAP-Compliant Appraisal Details

Popular Early 20th Century Prints
  • Maxfield Parrish
  • Bessie Pease Gutmann
  • R Atkinson Fox
  • Harrison Fisher
  • Philip Boileau
  • Most other Popular
    Early 20th Century Prints
Click for Online Appraisal Details
Click for USPAP-Compliant Appraisal Details

Early 20th Century Pastels
  • William Henry Chandler
  • Andrew Gunderson
  • Albert Glatthaar
  • Most other Early 20th
    Century Pastel Artists
Click for Online Appraisal Details
Click for USPAP-Compliant Appraisal Details

Other Pictures, Prints & Artwork
  • Oil-On-Canvas
  • Watercolors
  • Etchings
  • Engravings
  • Lithographs
  • Limited Edition Prints
  • Most other Art & Print Forms
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Click for USPAP-Compliant Appraisal Details

Most Other Items or Categories
  • We offer Online eMail Valuations and USPAP-compliant Appraisals on most other items or categories as well. Call for details.
Click for Online Appraisal Details
Click for USPAP-Compliant Appraisal Details




Online eMail Authentications & Valuations...
The Fastest and Least Expensive Approach

Step #1: Digital Images:

Provide us with a clear digital image of each individual item you are seeking a value on, by sending to our email address (ivankovich@wnutting.com). The digital image should include a close-up image of the picture, matting, and frame. If you don't have access to a digital camera, you may send a good quality photograph(s) through the mail, along with all the information and payment. Please provide an e-mail address for the Appraisal response, as it will not be sent via US mail.
Step #2: Item Specifics: Provide us with the following information:
  • NAME OF PHOTOGRAPHER OR ARTIST (if known).
  • PICTURE OR PRINT TITLE...If no title, call it an "Untitled" picture.
  • MAT SIZE...Measure from inside-to-inside of the frame. If close-framed with no mat, go to "c) Picture Size"
  • PICTURE SIZE...Measure the actual picture
  • DESCRIPTION OF CONDITION...Tell us whether there are any water stains, foxing, tears, or other noticeable blemishes on the picture or matting
  • PEN OR PENCIL SIGNATURE...Tell us whether the picture carries a Pen or Pencil signature
  • BACKING...Tell us whether the backing is original, old but not original, new/newer, or missing/ none
  • OTHER COMMENTS...Tell us anything else special about the picture, (e.g., Label on the back, Signed on the Picture, Copyright on Picture, etc
Step #3: Payment: Payment Terms are as follows:
  • $15.00 for the first picture, $12.50 for each subsequent picture
  • Hourly rates are available on 10 or more items
  • You can either call (215-345-6094) or email with your Visa or MasterCard information. We will need the card #, exp. date, and the 3-digit verification number off the back of the card to process the payment.
  • If you prefer to pay with PayPal, use applicable button below, or for 3 or more picture appraisals, please log onto to www.paypal.com and send payment to: ivankovich@wnutting.com (or call for larger group rate).
Click on above encrypted button to pay for a
1-picture Online Informal Appraisal @$15.00


Click on above encrypted button to pay for a
2-picture Online Informal Appraisal @$27.50


 

The Online eMail Authentication & Valuation will consist of a prompt return eMail which includes:

  • Name or Title of the Picture (if known)
  • Authenticity Confirmation...We will tell you whether the item in question is an original hand-colored photograph, an original print, a reproduction, or a fake.
  • Our Opinion of Value...We will provide you with a current Fair Market Opinion of Value on each individual item.

This Online eMail Authentication & Valuation is usually best suited for dealers looking to quickly price new or existing inventory, or for individuals seeking to quickly confirm the authenticity and value of something they have purchased. Unless we are traveling we can usually respond within 24 hours.


USPAP-compliant Appraisals...
A More Detailed Written Appraisal
on our Letterhead

This USPAP-compliant Appraisal approach can be best done either by bringing your pictures to us, or by having us visit your home. If neither of these options are feasible, it can be done via the Internet by sending us digital images of your pictures, or by mailing photographs, and the related specifics ...in 3 very simple steps:

Step #1: Digital Images:

Provide us with a clear digital image (by sending to our email address... ivankovich@wnutting.com), or send a color photograph (via USPS) of each individual item you are seeking a value on. The digital image or photograph should include a close-up image of the picture, matting, and frame.

Step #2: Item Specifics: Provide us with the following information:
  • NAME OF PHOTOGRAPHER OR ARTIST (if known).
  • PICTURE OR PRINT TITLE...If no title, call it an "Untitled" picture.
  • MAT SIZE...Measure from inside-to-inside of the frame. If close-framed with no mat, go to "c) Picture Size"
  • PICTURE SIZE...Measure the actual picture
  • DESCRIPTION OF CONDITION...Tell us whether there are any water stains, foxing, tears, or other noticeable blemishes on the picture or matting
  • PEN OR PENCIL SIGNATURE...Tell us whether the picture carries a Pen or Pencil signature
  • BACKING...Tell us whether the backing is original, old but not original, new/newer, or missing/ none
  • OTHER COMMENTS...Tell us anything else special about the picture, (e.g., Label on the back, Signed on the Picture, Copyright on Picture, etc
Step #3: Payment: Payment Terms are as follows:
  • $50.00...one item
  • $90.00...two items
  • $125.00..three items
  • $150/hour...four or more items (one hour minimum)
  • PayPal Payments: Use applicable button below. For 3 or more item appraisals, please log onto to www.paypal.com and send payment to: ivankovich@wnutting.com for the appropriate amount.
  • VISA or MasterCard Payments: You can either call (215-345-6094) or eMail your Visa or MasterCard information. We will need the credit card #, exp. date, the 3-digit verification number off the back of the card, as well as the billing address for the credit card, to process the credit card payment.
Click on above encrypted button to pay for a
1-item USPAP-Compliant Formal Appraisal @$50.00


Click on above encrypted button to pay for a
2-item USPAP-Compliant Formal Appraisal @$90.00



The USPAP-compliant Appraisal will consist of a written appraisal, on our letterhead, which includes:

  • Name or Title of the Picture (if known)
  • Authenticity Confirmation: We will tell you whether the item in question is an original hand-colored photograph, an original print, a reproduction, or a fake.
  • Numerical Condition Grading: We will provide you with a Numerical Condition Grading Range using our 5-Point Grading Scale.
  • Picture Location: If we know where your picture was taken, we will tell you.
  • WN Studio #: If a Wallace Nutting Picture, and if we know your picture's WN Studio #, we will tell you.
  • Detailed Picture & Condition Description: We will provide you with a detailed description of each item.
  • Additional Comments: We will include any other pertinent details we may have on each individual item.
  • Our Appraised Value: We will provide you with a current Fair Market Value on each individual item.

This USPAP-compliant Appraisal is usually best suited for individuals seeking a written appraisal for Insurance, Inheritance, Legal, or Estate purposes, or for individuals seeking additional information on their picture beyond just confirming authenticity and value. Our usual turnaround time for these appraisals is 3-7 days after we receive the request. However we can provide a quicker e-mail or verbal opinions, followed up by our written appraisal.


The Michael Ivankovich Antiques & Auction Co. Inc.
PO Box 1536 * Doylestown, PA 18902 * (215)-345-6094
Web Site: www.michaelivankovich.com * E-Mail: info@michaelivankovich.com
PA# AU003494-L