When the weather is cold and the days are short, you may be attracted to warmer, sunnier climates by taking a cruise. These words to the wise can help you avoid being taken advantage of with jewelry purchases on a cruise. If you’re on a cruise, you’re relaxed, you’re having fun, you’re in the […]View Post
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The intent of this page is to inform and educate you about interesting situations, unusual items, and news-worthy events that may affect you when the time comes to liquidate your personal property. Visit us frequently for updated, timely information, tips and suggestions, and links to resources about personal property liquidation and appraisals.
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This first article provides insight about how people tend to value their possessions.
Join Rich as he takes his show on the road and appraises antiques and collectibles at the Channahon Antiques Fair. The fair will be held at the Channahon United Methodist Church at 24751 West Eames Street, Channahon, IL 60410. It will run Friday and Saturday March 13th and 14th. More info on the church calendar. http://www.channahonumc.org/calendar/ […]View Post
Essex Estate Services is pleased to be a sponsor of the Raven Theater’s production of Dividing The Estate by Horton Foote. This production runs from January 27, 2015 through March 28, 2015. For more information visit Raven’s web site at: http://www.raventheatre.com/dividing-estateView Post
“Precious” or “semi-precious”, what gives a gemstone value? The greatest contributors to a gemstone’s value are its beauty, rarity and desirability, according to the Gemological Institute of America, (GIA), the most highly regarded source of education in the gem industry. It has been a misnomer for many years to segregate gemstones according to the terms […]View Post
The holiday shopping season is upon us and we are all looking for values wherever we shop. Retail stores hold a variety of sales throughout the season, from Black Friday doorbusters to cyber Monday or cyber Week deals to special discounts throughout the season. These creative ploys attempt to lure the customer by leading […]View Post
Merrill Essex and Richard Meliska will be valuing vintage and antiques items at the “What’s It Worth” appraisal event hosted by the Brookdale Plaza this coming Wednesday, October 8, 2014. The event will be held at the Brookdale Plaza, Hawthorn Lakes, 10 E Hawthorn Pkwy, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 at 2pm. This will be a […]View Post