Services & Information
Pence Auction provides a wide variety of services. From appraisals to
liquidation sales, we've got you covered!
Since 1982, Pence Estate Sales & Auctions
has been preparing appraisals for antiques,
jewelry, and fine arts. The knowledge used
is based on hundreds of estate sales and
auctions conducted over the years. It is
to stay attuned to the latest
developments in the ever-changing market.
Rick Pence's qualifications include being
an associate of the
International Society of Appraisers, and a
member of Mid-Am Antique Appraisers Association. Expert appraisals have been
prepared for many corporations, private collectors, fiduciaries, and government entities. His valuations are
greatly respected among collectors and legal authorities.
The appraisal services are convenient.
can be arranged to meet at a residence
other site to make a complete appraisal.
Certain legal situations require a
appraisal. This can be arranged so
can be returned in only a few days.
Estate / Insurance Appraisal
Estate Appraisals are used for tax and family
division purposes. The values reflect
market value. This is defined as a
that a willing buyer and a willing
Insurance appraisals are used for insuring tangible personal property. The
values reflect the cost of replacing the item.
Pence Auction have been serving the needs of fiduciaries
for years in the disposition of large
small estates. A full range of estate
are offered, including estate sales
The ability to offer both types of
is beneficial in determining the most
method of liquidating personal property.
The experience of Rick Pence and his
assist attorneys, accountants, and
officers in obtaining the true market
for fine arts, antiquities, and complete
households. The full service provided
ease the complex tasks of estate liquidations
for both heirs and executors.
alternative to consignment of an estate is the outright purchase of the
estate. In such a case, the items will be evaluated and a price mutually
agreed upon between the parties.
The estate sale method of liquidation is
an effective way of disposing general antiquities
and household items. The arrangement for
an estate sale includes all preparation for
the sale, extensive advertising, and the
actual conducting of the sale. The personal
property is offered for sale with every item
individually priced. At the conclusion of
the sale, an itemized accounting, along with
proceeds, are provided to the executors or