American Antiquities Incorporated
Always Bid with Confidence Buyers- Whether you are building a personal collection of specialty, seeking acquisitions for a museum, or buying for resale as a dealer, we always work with efficiency to make your experience with us a pleasant one. American Antiquities, Inc. Auctioneers match buyers and sellers without compromising either's integrity. Our standards are recognized among our peers as leading edge in Estate & Real Estate disposition. Our President, Joseph Merkel is a member of the International Society of Appraisers who, in 1987, developed grading standards for the collectibles industry, now widely used in several specialty fields. Our grading is often called conservative and always includes relevant defects. We do not overuse the words RARE, MINT or UNIQUE without the knowledge to back up our descriptions. As Auctioneers we have sold at public auction and on Ebay, Personal Property that has included: items used in the Revolutionary War, Tiffany Lamps, Collections of Artwork, Vintage Toys, Art Pottery, Stoneware, gh End Fishing Lures, Fine Shotguns, Fine Glassware, Sports cards, Bottles, Fruit Jars, Adverting, Ephemera and quality Americana plus many unique and previously un-catalogued items in several fields of specialty. As Appraisers, we research and write appraisal reports used to settle estates and include in trusts. We regularly find items of historical importance within the Estates and Trusts we represent. Our staff is both knowledgeable and friendly. We maintain the highest standards of packaging and shipping regardless of the final auction value realized. Bid With Confidence!!! Committed to Professionalism Our more than 20 years in the antique and collectibles business assures you of a pleasant experience. Your experience with us will be one that will leaving you waiting for our next auctions. Our return policy is simple: If we miss obvious damage or omit relevant information that greatly reduces the value of the item being offered, we will take the item(s) back. Remember, we have educated appraisers on staff who really do know what they are inspecting. Anyone who tries to take advantage of our return policy will be blocked from bidding on future auctions and our legal counsel will immediately advise Ebay of the transaction and provide Ebay with copies of all correspondence between the seller and buyer(s). Our President, Joseph A. Merkel, is among the industry's best and most sought auctioneers. His award winning approach has landed him on the cover of a national publication. He is often called upon to work with national organizations. If you are representing an estate in need of disposition or appraisal, youay call us for free consultation at 734-320-9828. Just ask to speak with Joseph Merkel or leave a message for him to return your call. Thank you and best of luck with your bids.
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