Our certified (American Society of Appraisers) appraisal staff determines the current market value of fine art, estate jewelry, rare books, vintage vehicles, designer furnishings, and special collections. We utilize a wide range of resources to conduct research and will consult with our own network of experts for specialty items.
Our sales and auctions take place at our Altadena Showroom. All auctions reach a world-wide audience online on multiple auction platforms.
We advertise events through print, local radio, multiple national listing sites, social media, a massive emailing list of active buyers, and extensive street signage. Our mailing list is comprised of antique dealers, private collectors, interior designers, Hollywood set decorators, and many longtime loyal customers.
Yes, we have a certified American Society of Appraisers staff member who conducts appraisals for insurance and estate planning purposes. We also provide fair market value estimations.
Our rates vary depending upon many factors. We take into account your specific needs and the scope of the project. We will gladly give you a quote after we have seen the scope of the project.
Yes, complete and detailed accounting comes with your settlement.
Yes, we are fully insured with General Liability, carry Workers Compensation, and are Bonded.
Our sales team is comprised of highly experienced and trained full-time employees of Hughes Estate Sales. We do not use consultants.
We provide estate liquidation services to all of Southern California and can travel nationally if required.