If you are unsure of the value or origin of your item, you may wish to have it appraised. Some auction companies have in-house appraisers who can help determine the value of the item(s) you are selling. Others may be able to recommend an appraiser.Read More »
At Fruitcocktail Collectables, we can help you determine whether an auction is right for you or whether it makes more sense to choose another sales method, like an estate sale or consignment.Read More »
Since the estate sale company will help figure out the pricing of your items, you need to make sure they know what they’re doing. You want to hire someone with the experience to tell whether the jewelry you want to sell is a valuable designer antique or generic costume jewelry.Read More »
If you want to sell your items quickly and efficiently, it’s usually best to go with an estate sale. If you have more time and want your items to be sold at the highest price possible, an auction may be a better choice for you.Read More »
Consignment is where you entrust a third party business or retailer (the consignee) to sell your possessions for you (the consigner). In return, they take a percentage of the sale. At Fruitcocktail, we offer services to help you streamline the consignment process.Read More »
We are experts in appraising collections, photography, sculptures, Native American art, paintings, antiques, jewelry, vintage items, and entire estates. As a local appraiser, we know what items sell best in the Seattle area and are familiar with local regulations regarding consignment and estate sales.Read More »
Thank you for doing such a service in cleaning out my Aunts...We were at a loss for how to deal with it all and your company was the perfect solution.
It is a pleasure doing business with you. I shall certainly recommend you to all my 'moving friends'.
Thank you for a Successful estate sale and clean up. You do good work
I will always refer you when I have a chance and now I can actually say how wonderful you are to work with. Thanks from me and my clients.
Alyssa and her crew did it with grace, humor and a level professionalism I’ve not seen matched. I would definitely recommend her to other clients.