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How to Appraise Drexel Furniture

Drexel Furniture

Drexel furniture is admired by many interior design enthusiasts for its charming all-American quality as a purveyor of both tradition and innovation. It's the ultimate status symbol and statement of elegance that one could proudly showcase in a home. However, appraising Drexel furniture isn't easy. Have you perhaps inherited any furniture made by Drexel that you would like to have appraised? Or have you bought it yourself without knowing the actual value? Read this article to get more knowledge on how to appraise Drexel furniture.

How to Appraise Antique Mirrors: Understanding History, Identifying Vintage Mirrors with Expert Tips

Antique Mirrors

According to historians, the concept of mirrors has been around for more than 8000 years. Over the years it was later established as a status symbol. The better the quality, the higher the value. But there are many other interesting details that affect the value. Did you perhaps inherit an heirloom mirror that you would like to have appraised? Is the piece you bought at the flea market worth anything? Read this article to get more knowledge on how to appraise antique mirrors.

Buyer’s Guide to Ceramics and Porcelain

Written by Pontus Silfverstolpe
Looking back on history, it's fair to state that ceramics and porcelain are two of the oldest mediums that have lent themselves to the creation of artwork. Reports say that even back in 25,000 BC, people sculpted and molded stone and clay. Today, the hobby of collecting ceramics and porcelain is an ever-growing field.

British Royal Memorabilia

written by Alexander Bitar
In conjunction with King Charles III's coronation on May 6, the interest in British royal memorabilia has risen, and people are buying more than ever before. In this article, we'll highlight some of the most valuable and sought-after memorabilia connected to the British royal family.

The World's Most Famous Autographs


written by Alexander Bitar

If you're asked to think of an autograph, you may think of your parents' signatures or maybe someone else close to you. But from a larger perspective, there are some autographs that are so striking and iconic due to their importance.

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What’s in Your Attic?

written by Patrick Morgan and Alexander Bitar

Whether it is a work of art, a vintage toy, a sports card, or perhaps even an old chair, the collectibles market is stronger than ever before! Record-breaking prices for common things found in most households have become a regular occurrence since the COVID lockdowns, and the resulting boom in online auction sales since the start of the pandemic does not look to be slowing down. Antiques, vintage objects, modern designs, and even old toys could be worth a fortune these days, and it's worth looking around your attic, garage, and storage to see what you've got. Read below to learn about some of today's top collectibles and the record-breaking prices being achieved.

Expert Buyer's Guide to Coins


Written by Patrick Morgan

Value My Stuff's top coin-collecting tips on how to start a coin collection and market updates for new and seasoned collectors, including a record-breaking penny, and what to look for in your pocket change.

How to Invest in Luxury Watches


written by Alexander Bitar

The general interest in watches has grown extraordinarily in recent years. Everything from fashion watches and smart watches to luxury watches. The latter is expensive and, therefore, also subject to investments. Read below to learn more about how to invest in luxury watches.

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How to Appraise Sports Cards

Sports Cards

written by Alexander Bitar
People have been enthusiastic about sports since ancient times, and with the advent of the radio and television in the 20th century, the sports cards phenomenon began. Today, they have become an even greater influence in entertainment and popular culture. Read more about how to value sports cards below.

Apple Memorabilia Treasures

written by Alexander Bitar

On the first of April in 1976, the college dropouts Steve and Steve founded Apple Inc. They wanted to revolutionize the computer game, but little did they know that all their early products would become remarkable collectibles.

Cartier, a jewelry to love

Fine Jewelry

Cartier is one of the world's most luxurious watches and jewelry brands. Behind every piece made by Cartier lies a personal story of love, commitment, and friendship dressed in a unique design inspired by the style of the long-gone eras, even in their modern 21st-century editions.

How to Appraise Pop & Rock Memorabilia

Pop & Rock Memorabilia

written by Alexander Bitar

Pop and rock music, though relatively quite recent phenomena, are so deeply embedded into the cultural makeup of society that you could likely go anywhere in the world, and most people would be familiar with at least some tunes of either genre.

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Expert Buyer's Guide to Fine Jewelry From Diamonds, Emeralds and Gold to Museum Shows. Value My Stuff has something for everyone in this year’s Buyer’s Guide!

Fine Jewelry

written by Patrick Morgan

Let’s take a look at the number one question we hear from clients at Value My Stuff

 “How much is my jewelry worth?”

There are a multitude of factors involved in this simple question, and knowing that  “HW” does not stand for Howard Wolowitz (an actor in the popular sitcom “The Big Bang Theory”), but rather is the makers mark for Harry Winston (1896-1978), one of the most respected names in the jewelry business since the opening of his NYC storefront back in 1932, is one of the many ways we can determine the value of your precious jewelry.

Expert Buyer's Guide to Watches. Market Trends and Essential Tips Smart Buyers Need to Know!

Jewelry & Watches

written by Patrick Morgan

How will the watch market look in 2023? Which watch brands to invest? What watch models to buy? What to look on for second hand market? How to avoid counterfeits? If these are the questions you have, then our "2023 Expert Buyer's Guide to Watches" is exactly what you are looking for. Read further for market overview, tips and advice on your future purchases!

How to Value Classic Cars

Since the first ever gasoline-powered automobile was manufactured in 1886, cars have been a subject of intrigue and fascination for generations. It is no wonder that today collecting classic cars is such a popular hobby amongst enthusiasts, with a world and culture of its very own.

Buyers Guide to Rolex Watches

Rolex Watches

Rolex watches has become widely popular over the last decades. Although usually defined as a symbol of status, these timepieces are known for their exemplary world-class quality backed by multiple innovations and are also seen as a source of investment. In our 12 years of experience of providing appraisals of Rolex watches, we really seen the market expand and the community of collectors grow. Now Value My Stuff compiled a guide to help you get started on collecting Rolex watches.

Not Just the Wine Should Sparkle! The Holiday Glamour of Costume Jewelry.

Costume Jewelry

written by Valerie Hammond

After recent years of working from home, and instead of zooming around to go shopping, we were Zooming in our pyjamas, we can finally go back to  “normal” again. The holiday season is only weeks away and we are ready to celebrate. As we plan parties, and get togethers with family and friends, we need to put away the sweat pants and fuzzy slippers and think about ways to be comfortable, yet look fabulous when we are out and about! One of the most affordable ways to do that is with costume jewelry!

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