Insurances v. Estate Appraisals, Victor Wiener, 04/03

General Interest April 2003 The Difference Between Insurance and Estate Appraisals Victor Wiener April 1, 2003 Some clients of insurance companies have expressed reluctance to appraise and insure their jewelry, fine art, furniture and other collectibles for fear that the IRS would use insurance appraisals during estate settlements. Clients cite the potential negative financial impact of a replacement cost appraisal … Read More

Protecting Your Fine Art Collection, Chubb, 10/03

Conservation , October 2003, CHUBBCOLLECTORS.COM Protecting Your Fine Art Collection Staff Writer As a collector of fine art, you are more than just the owner of your valuable items–you also are the caretaker. Purchasing valuable articles coverage is one of the best ways to help protect your financial investment in fine arts. However, there are several preventative and maintenance steps … Read More