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Valuation Service

Dunbar Sloane Ltd offer a variety of valuation services across all collection areas including Fine & Applied Art, Maori & Pacific Artefacts, Toys, Rare Documents, Books, Antique & Decorative Arts to General Household Chattels.

Auction Estimates:

Market Valuations: If you require an auction (market) value for your goods we require a photo of the item and relevant dimensions, plus any history and general condition. You are also welcome to bring in the item into our offices, please make an appointment first.
Note: In most circumstances we cannot do valuations over the phone. Valuations are only provided where your intentions are to sell through auction. Valuations for trademe will incur a fee.

Appointments can be made with a specialist staff member. As well as offices in both Wellington and Auckland, our experts travel regularly throughout New Zealand collecting and appraising items for auction.

Formal Appraisal:

Dunbar Sloane Ltd offers a comprehensive formal valuation service for the following purposes:

- Insurance
- Matrimonial
- Estate Division
- Market

Recent valuations of note have included:

- Te Papa Collections 
- Variety of Government Departments including Parliamentary Services
- Regional and Local Body Councils
- Todd Corporation
- Archives New Zealand
- Large number of private homes across New Zealand