Have you ever wondered what the value of your inherited antique furniture is worth? Perhaps you have a great piece of art or a unique collection that you wish to insure and need to be able to provide accurate information on the items. It can be challenging to figure out where to start with a project like this. Figuring out who you can trust and if their experience will prove accurate is key. Fortunately the folks at WorthPoint are here to help you discover your hidden wealth – or if you have any!
WorthPoint is the leading online resource for collectors. The site provides market data on art, antiques and collectibles along with professionals who offer opinions and appraisals to help people value, preserve, buy and sell items. WorthPoint’s core feature is a vast database of more than 100 million sales records aggregated from eBay, virtual marketplaces and leading auction houses worldwide. WorthPoint licenses these items from eBay. This database, known as “Worthopedia,” features photos, descriptions and sales information to help people determine the value of their items.
One of the most awesome features that that WorthPoint provides is advice from “Worthologists,” — subject-matter experts who share their views on collecting through articles, blogs and webinars. These experts also provide item valuations through the “Ask a Worthologist” service on the site.
There are also Collectors’ Forums are available where people can share insight, advice and knowledge on everything from china to coins, toys and glassware.
So the next time you’re “cleaning” out the the attic, keep WorthPoint in mind, maybe you can identify some old treasures that have a new “hidden” value!