Valuation Services


Whether you’re seeking an expert opinion on the value of an item with a view to selling it, or are curious as to how much a treasured heirloom is worth, Cuttlestones’ team of specialists can offer a free, no-obligation valuation alongside expert advice in terms of the best selling platform for a specific item.

Please email [email protected] or call 01785 714905 if you have any questions.

WhatsApp Valuations - Send your message and pictures to 07949 603872

Email valuations

For a quick and easy valuation, submit it to us online.

  1. Photograph your item taking care to show any marks, signatures and dimensions. 
  2. Submit your photographs and description to us using our online valuation form.
  3. We will email you back, free of charge, with a valuation for sale

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Large collections and home visits

If you have a large collection of items you would like to consign to auction, we may be able to offer a home visit. Please call our office on 01785 714905 to make an appointment to discuss this with a valuer.


Specialist valuations

As the collectables market is diverse, with new niches appearing all the time, specialised services are available to clients wishing to value new and unusual collectables. Cuttlestones has forged relationships with expert consultants all across the country with a particular focus on stamps, jewellery, coins, militaria and sporting memorabilia.


Insurance valuations

Because accidents can happen, make sure that your valuables are covered for their full worth in the event of loss or damage. Cuttlestones can provide an expert, independent valuation of items on your behalf to ensure your insurance figure is based on the cost of its replacement.


Probate, family division and professional valuations

Cuttlestones is well placed to provide valuation services for the purposes of probate, family division, tax and private treaty purposes, both on behalf of individual clients and professionals.

From a preliminary free-of-charge inspection to the provision of an itemised valuation for estate, probate or family division purposes, Cuttlestones can cover every aspect – whether it involves a single item or the clearance of an entire property, helping to take the strain at what can be a difficult time.


Tax valuations

To assist in the planning of your tax and inheritance, Cuttlestones can provide an accurate assessment of the value of items; in turn enabling you to take the necessary steps to protect your assets.


Private treaty

Cuttlestones can undertake valuations of items due for sale by private treaty, i.e. sold under agreement between two parties without going to auction, providing valuable impartial advice on an item’s value.


Country house valuations & sales

Cuttlestones specialises in country house sales, offering a service tailored to this unique marketplace from initial valuation through to auctions either on location or at a pre-agreed venue. Covering items as diverse as vehicles, ceramics, furniture, sculpture and all types of art, our team of professional valuers has extensive experience in the valuation and auctioning of both rare and period collections.

A Complete Service - From instruction through to identification, assessment and sale preparation, site security and sale day management including catering, telephone and global live internet bidding, Cuttlestones can provide the right solution to every country house sale requirement.

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