Appraisals of antiques, silver, art and decorative objects since 2001.
Greer Simonton is an accredited personal property appraiser and owner of Simonton Appraisals.He appraises antiques, silver and all types of personal property. For a free estimate of the cost of an appraisal give Greer a call at 901-606-7352.
You may need an appraisal for any of the reasons listed below or others. You should always use a professionally, accredited appraiser.
· insurance coverage insurance claims for damage ·estate probate or estate taxes ·family division of property ·charitable gifts for tax decustions to sell an object
Want To Sell Something?
Greer Simonton can also help you sell your high value items at auction. He has relationships with Christie's, Sotheby's and other auction houses around the country and has helped clients sell art, silver and antiques. Greer will handle all the details of the auction process or guide you through it if you choose to do it yourself. His fee is based upon his hourly rate.
As an Accredited Member ofThe International Society of Appraisers he has passed an intensive series of tests on appraising and the nationally required Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) test. His accreditation was renewed in 2014.
Additionally, he is Certified inAntique and Decorative Arts Appraisal Studies at The George Washington University, Washington, DC.He has also studied antiques at The Charleston Art & Antiques Forum,The Du Pont Winterthur Museum for American Decorative Arts in Delaware and The Williamsburg Institute in Virginia.
Greer serves as one of five people on the Decorative Arts Acquisition Committee for The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, the City's largest and oldest public museum. This committee researches and purchases rare and fine antiques, glass, silver and other decortaive objects for the museum.
He is the past president of The Midsouth Chapter of The International Society of Appraisers. For three years he wrote a monthly column on antiques for The Commercial Appeal in which he featured an outstanding or unusual antique he had come across in his appraisal business.
Greer has a bachelor and masters degree and is the retired COO of Tennessee's largest advertising agency.