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Rachael Ray

"For items in your “sell” category, how do you know what they’re worth? Peter suggests going online (like the site www.valuemystuff.com) to get an idea..."
November 2015
Rachael Ray
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The Independent

“Small Business Person of the Week: Patrick Van der Vorst, Founder, Value My Stuff.”
July 2014
The Independent
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Sunday Express

“Value My Stuff is an online service to which customers can upload photographs of their items and receive a ­valuation from a team of more than 60 experts, many with ­experience at auctioneers Sotheby’s, Christie’s or Bonhams.”
July 2014
Sunday Express
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Homes & Antiques

“According to a new survey by online valuation service, Value My Stuff, a large proportion of us could be sitting on a goldmine.”
June 2014
Homes & Antiques

Female First

“Value My Stuff experts can give sellers realistic auction prices and advice on each item’s selling potential.”
June 2014
Female First

Compellier

“Value My Stuff is an online valuation service which enables customers to simply take photos of their items which they can then upload directly onto the site where, within just 48 hours, they will receive a valuation report from one of over 62 experts.”
June 2014
Compellier
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The Daily Express

“A report from experts Value My Stuff found 15 per cent of homes have furniture worth £500 or more while 17 per cent have paintings worth more than £500.”
May 2014
The Daily Express

Antiques News & Fairs

"The Value My Stuff brand has grown into a multinational company supplying valuations by email to thousands of satisfied customers.”
April 2014
Antiques News & Fairs

The Sun

“App of the week: popular valuation service valuemystuff.com has launched a new mobile app.”
April 2014
The Sun

City A.M.

“Down to a Fine Art: Annabel Palmer talks to Patrick van der Vorst, the ex-Sotheby’s art expert who used a £100,000 investment from Dragons Den to build online valuation service Value My Stuff.”
March 2014
City A.M.
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WatchMyWallet

"Your grandmother’s knick knacks or that present your aunt gave you 25 years ago that you hid in the loft may in fact be worth more than you thought"
March 2014
WatchMyWallet
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The Globe and Mail

"It's like the Antiques Roadshow, without the lineups."
June 2012
The Globe and Mail
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The Huffington Post

“Three years ago, Patrick van der Vorst started the website ValueMyStuff.com to bring auction-house expertise to the masses, in the United States and the United Kingdom.”
May 2012
The Huffington Post
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Time Business

“Virtual Appraisals: ValueMyStuff.com Offers an Expert Take on Art, Antiques and Oddities.”
May 2012
Time Business
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Star-Telegram

“The Valuemystuff.com app lets you snap photos with your smartphone and send them in for appraisals by folks from Sotheby's and Christie's.”
April 2012
Star-Telegram

Forbes.com

“Valuemystuff.com allows Spring Cleaners access to 62 experts appraisers for a flat fee of $9.99 per item, a price that seems well worth it when you consider some of the surprise appraisals the company has valued.”
March 2012
Forbes.com
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BBC Dragon's Den

“Value My Stuff appeared on Dragons' Den and received a £100,000 investment from Deborah Meaden and Theo Paphitis. They look forward to further expanding these services in a quest to make art expertise accessible to all.”
August 2011
BBC Dragon's Den
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Management Today

“The antiques entrepreneur on providing estimates for everything from Monets to dentures.”
June 2011
Management Today
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Dolls House and Minature Scene

“Have you ever wondered what your dolls house is worth? Perhaps you have to sell a treasured miniature collection, or want to make sure you have adequate insurance cover? Well, help is now at hand at valuemystuff.com.”
June 2011
Dolls House and Minature Scene
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BBC Home & Antiques

“A new company dubbed the 'online Antiques Roadshow' is revolutionising the antiques industry.”
May 2011
BBC Home & Antiques

The Sunday Times

“The brainchild of a former Sotheby's director and backed by two dragons from Dragons' Den, this site is a fast and easy way to put a price on anything from sports memorabilia to African tribal art.”
April 2011
The Sunday Times

The Times

“Antiques experts at your fingertips.”
March 2011
The Times
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The Daily Mail

“The new website www.valuemystuff.com allows people to email a photograph of an item and have it valued within 48 hours.”
March 2011
The Daily Mail

The Mail on Sunday

“Online valuation site booms in hard times.”
November 2010
The Mail on Sunday
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The Irish World

“It's one of those wonderful ingenious but equally simple concepts that it's hard to believe somebody hadn't come up with before.”
October 2010
The Irish World

The Independent

“A new website offers quick antique valuation services based on photos - reflecting the rising popularity of antiques and "products with personality" in the worlds of decoration and collecting.”
September 2010
The Independent
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Antiques Trade Gazette

“Dragons back online valuer.”
September 2010
Antiques Trade Gazette
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The Wall Street Journal

“Upon testing 5 appraisal sites, Value My Stuff was the simplest to use and with the fastest, most accurate results.”
July 2010
The Wall Street Journal

The Sunday Times

“If the Antiques Road Show isn't making a visit to your local town hall, you can use valuemystuff.com.”
July 2010
The Sunday Times

The Daily Telegraph

“One of the top 25 of the best money saving websites!”
March 2010
The Daily Telegraph

Gavel Magazine

“Valuers and Auctioneers may feel ambivalent but it was bound to happen sooner or later: a professional valuation service that operates purely online! And the word to note is 'professional', as the founder headed up Furniture at Sotheby's.”
March 2010
Gavel Magazine

The Sunday Telegraph

“Valuemystuff provides accessible, specialist appraisals. Net some extra cash by checking the values of your items. We check out the best websites.”
February 2010
The Sunday Telegraph

Homes & Travel

"There is no conflict of interest or ties with auction houses, so the service can give a fair and reliable appraisal.”
February 2010
Homes & Travel

The Move Channel

“Thanks to this specialist appraisal website, homeowners can decide whether it's worth selling their 'stuff' to help towards moving costs.”
February 2010
The Move Channel

London Evening Standard

“I intend to make full use of its services after my positive experience last week.”
February 2010
London Evening Standard

LoveMoney.com

“Rather than taking a gamble with an auction site or car boot sale, it is worth checking out the value first with valuemystuffnow.com.”
January 2010
LoveMoney.com

Webuser Magazine

"Best New Website of the Month. Certainly easier and cheaper than lugging a grandfather clock around different dealers.”
January 2010
Webuser Magazine

Country Life Magazine

“Is your unwanted 'junk' treasure? Use this online valuation service to find out.”
January 2010
Country Life Magazine

CNBC

“Cash in the Attic? Valuemystuff.com is 'the' internet-based valuation service. Within 48 hours you find out the value of your items.”
December 2009
CNBC

Consett & Stanley Advertiser

“The service is quick and easy. Users simply click on valuemystuffnow.com and follow three simple steps. ”
December 2009
Consett & Stanley Advertiser

The Durham Times

“Turn junk into cash through online valuation service which offers the services of experts from Britain's leading auction houses.”
December 2009
The Durham Times

The Huddersfield Daily Examiner

“Valuation service ensures your treasures don't go for a song.”
December 2009
The Huddersfield Daily Examiner

Irish Examiner

“Home owners are flocking to this new valuation service which has unearthed a Damien Hirst spin painting valued at over €120,000.”
December 2009
Irish Examiner

Chicago Tribune

“Team of professional experts offers invaluable e-pinions for a very small fee. Experts who have worked at Sotheby's and Christie's, now at your finger tips. ”
November 2009
Chicago Tribune

City AM

“Treasure trove - Valuemystuffnow will give you an online valuation for your treasures and trinkets ahead of going at auction.”
October 2009
City AM
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The Sunday Times

“Got something in your attic? This new online valuation service has been set up by a former director of Sotheby's, and offers an expert valuation within 48 hours.”
September 2009
The Sunday Times

Mail on Sunday

“The website will encourage people to dust down their items - much in the style of the BBC Antiques Roadshow.”
September 2009
Mail on Sunday

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