Appraisals and Consignments

What is an appraisal?

An appraisal is an expert assessment of the value of an object. Our partner, Mearto, will provide you with an estimate of what their experts believe your item would sell for at auction.

Can you appraise or sell an item that I have?

AuctionZip is not licensed to appraise or sell items directly, but through a partnership with Mearto we are pleased to offer an online appraisal service. You can learn more and request an appraisal by clicking here.

What types of items can be appraised?

Mearto's experts can appraise a wide variety of items, including furniture, jewelry, paintings, silver, decorative objects, and generally, things typically sold at auction. No matter how obscure your item is, they have years of auction experience and will do their best to find out as much information about your item as possible!

How much does an appraisal cost?

The cost for an appraisal is just $17 and you will receive your appraisal within 48 hours. Expedited appraisals are available for $25 per item.

How can I consign my items?

Receiving an appraisal from Mearto is the first step toward consigning your items. If you are ready to find a seller, you can use AuctionZip to search and find auction houses that might be a good fit.

You can find a list of our active auctioneers in our Auctioneer Directory and can search for someone near you. To contact an auction house, click their company name to view their auctioneer profile page where you can find a phone number and/or email address for the auctioneer.