Discover the value of your art.

On site certified appraisals with no travel fee in Orange County. Call for an appointment: 949-715-0308

Reasonable flat-fee service:
$175 for the first appraisal and $150 for each subsequent appraisal if done at the same appointment.

You can be confident about pricing. No unexpected charges; no hourly fees, no mailing charges, no "add-ons" at all. No travel fee within Orange County, California.

Check, cash, credit card, and PayPal accepted..

Your art will be inspected, measured, photographed and thoroughly researched in order to provide you with a complete written appraisal. The appraisal will include pertinent information, photographs of the art, and the current value of your art. Fair market value will be applied for most purposes including charitable donations, selling, buying, and equitable distribution. Replacement value will be applied if the appraisal is intended to be used for insurance purposes.

Appraisals can also be done via email or regular post.
Just send photographs of the art and close-up photographs of the signature and edition numbers or other markings. Measure the art with and without the frame. If the art is a sculpture include the height, width and depth.

The fee for an email or mail appraisal is $125

Feel free to call if you have questions: 949-715-0308.

All appraisals are completed using Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice.

Catalina Appraisal Service Inc
by appointment

30100 Town Center Dr, O-153
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

Gloria Gales has passed the national test for
Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice

Palm Beach Appraisers Association, member
certified to provide appraisals throughout the United States


Gloria Gales 949-715-0308

Certified appraisals prepared for:

donating to a charitable organization
certified appraisals may be required for IRS purposes

equitable distribution
certified appraisals insure fair division of art and other valuables

estate planning
don't forget to include the value of your art in your portfolio

homeowner's insurance
your homeowner's insurance policy may require certified appraisals for art, rugs and fine furniture

divorce or dissolution of partnership
certified appraisals will insure the fair distribution of assets

purchasing art
know the true fair market value before your buy art

selling art
a certified appraisal provides a professional opinion and a written document for both the buyer and the seller