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John T. Abbott, ASA, PNG
Master Gemologist , Numismatic, and Jewelry Appraiser
33700 Woodward Ave
Birmingham, MI 48009
USA
phone: 248-644-8565
fax: 248-644-7038
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John T. Abbott, ASA, PNG, Master Gemologist Appraiser, Numismatic, and Jewelry Appraiser has over 30 years of appraisal experience. He specializes in Gold, Silver, Rare Coins, Fine Jewelry, and Diamonds. Mr. Abbott provides appraisals for insurance, re-sale, fair market value (divorce, charitable donation, estates), and liquidations. His services have been requested by such entities as the United States Department of Justice, and the states of Arizona, California, Nevada, New Jersey, and Washington. He has also been retained by the Michigan Police Department for the past 30 years for appraisals on seized and unclaimed property.

John T. Abbott's Expert Witness services are available to judges and attorneys in need of an accurate, independent, and unbiased approach to valuing assets in an estate. All reports are prepared for the specific purpose and function of the client's needs. Various types of reports include:
  • Replacement Value for Insurance
  • Marketable Cash Value, Re-Sale
  • Fair Market Value - Divorce, Charitable Donation, Estate, Probate settlement
  • Liquidation - Orderly or Forced
  • Pre-Purchase Consultations
  • Post-Purchase Consultations
  • Damage
  • Collateral
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Analee McClellan, ASA
P.O. Box 5656
Hacienda Heights CA 91745
USA
phone: 626-330-8597
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Analee McClellan Antiques Appraisal Expert PhotoAnalee McClellan is an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) with the American Society of Appraisers (ASA). She is currently the Personal Property Education Chair for the ASA’s International Education Committee and a Member-at-Large of the ASA’s Personal Property Committee. She is a Course Developer and an Instructor of Valuation Theory Courses for the ASA, offered in conjunction with university partners: University California Irvine, University of Chicago, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), SUNY Purchase, New York.

Ms. McClellan is an independent, unbiased, and objective appraiser specializing in American and Continental European furniture, silver, ceramics, glass, and decorations dating from the 18th century to contemporary items, as well as general residential contents. Valuations are also performed for popular culture, Rock and Roll, music, celebrity memorabilia and collectibles. Ms.McClellan has a large network of qualified experts in other fields and can provide personalized service and project management for larger collections and additional specialized items. She provides consultations and professionally written and substantiated reports that conform to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and the ethical code of the American Society of Appraisers. Her experience and background satisfies the IRS requirements of a qualified appraiser writing qualified appraisals for tax related assignments.

Litigation Support: Ms. McClellan offers objective opinions of value that comply with the USPAP and the ASA’s Code of Ethics. Consultant and expert in standard of care and typical practice for appraisers including USPAP compliance and IRS requirements, her services are available to counsel representing both Plaintiff and Defense.

Professional Services:
  • Insurance: Coverage, Damage and Claims of Loss
  • Estate Matters: Estate Tax, Equitable Distribution, Probate
  • Financial Planning for Trusts and Estates: Establishing Cost Basis, Estate Management
  • Large Projects and Collections
  • Asset Valuation for Bank Loans
  • Dissolution of Marriage
  • Charitable Contributions and Gift Tax assignments that meet IRS requirements
  • Inventory and Condition Reports
  • Litigation and Expert Witness Assignments