My Client Wants a Stamp Collection Appraised, Now What!?
Registration Information
January 29, 2014 | 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Appraisers Association of America Office
212 West 35th Street, 11th Floor South
New York, NY

My Client Wants a Stamp Collection Appraised, Now What!?
Wednesday, January 29, 2014; 1:00 - 5:00pm
At the Appraisers Association Office In New York City

$85 for AAA/ISA/ASA/RICS Members 
$110 General Admission

Members earn 4 Continuing Education (CE) credits for this program. 

Join the Appraisers Association and Dick Colberg, AAA, for an in-depth seminar helping to answer the complex question, “My client wants a stamp collection appraised. Now what do I do?”  Mr. Colberg will address the following:

  • What to do and what to look for after you first walk in the door.
  • How to separate the elements of the collection into segments worth spending time on and those that are not. 
  • The philatelic jargon (so you can walk the walk and talk the talk)!
  • The appropriate materials, philatelic libraries, and philatelic auctions to consult for reference as well as where to go for expertization services. 
  • Fakes and forgeries. 
  • Standard collections, specialty collections, and exhibit collections.  
  • Appropriate market places for disposing of a collection.

PLUS: Corey Long, Vice-President of Siegel Auctions in New York City, will discuss what Siegel Auctions can do for the appraiser, in addition, of course, to eventually selling the collection or parts of it. Siegel archives its past sales as well as prices realized. The archives are also searchable by the catalogue number of the stamp. Mr. Long will also bring a supply of auction catalogues for attendees.

Please click here for a printable (PDF) registration form (which also includes information about Dick Colberg)

Note: All payments and cancellations must be made in advance (by Wednesday, January 22nd).  Email confirmations will be sent upon receipt of payment (if you do not receive an email confirmation, please call the Appraisers Association at least a few days prior to the program); registration accepted only with payment. Programs require at least 10 people to run (please keep this in mind when making flight and hotel arrangements). 

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