Appraiser’s Diary

Appraiser’s Diary: Mentorship

Appraiser’s Diary: Mentorship

By Rachel Hoffman    Last month, my column was missing. I wasn’t sure anyone would notice – but Dewey Smith called me to see what was going on. Dewey is a local Senior Personal Property Appraiser and a local legend for his work. He has mentored me in my appraisal practice, and sent some good assignments my way that have helped […]

by · October 11, 2018 · 0 comments · Appraiser's Diary
Denver’s Antique Row Summer Block Party

Denver’s Antique Row Summer Block Party

By Rachel Hoffman    One of my favorite events of the summer is the annual Antique Row Block Party. this year the event is slated for Saturday, August 11th from 10AM-5PM. It is a chance to get out and explore some of Denver’s unique shopping and dining opportunities. It really is a wonderful family event for summer.    My mothership is turn of the Century Antiques which is located on 1475 […]

by · August 9, 2018 · 0 comments · Appraiser's Diary
The Appraiser’s Diary: American Eagle Emblem of Our Republic

The Appraiser’s Diary: American Eagle Emblem of Our Republic

By Rachel Hoffman    The American eagle is the emblem of our republic and one of the most beloved collectibles to be found in every state. The collecting of American eagles promotes an interest in the history of the United States and unites us as a people.    In 1782 the United States Congress chose the bald eagle as the national emblem. […]

by · July 1, 2018 · 0 comments · Appraiser's Diary
Baseball Memorabilia

Baseball Memorabilia

By Rachel Hoffman    Baseball is considered the national sport of the United States. Its history reaches back over a hundred years. Almost anything associated with the game’s past and present has been, is, and will be collected. People collect baseball memorabilia even without much knowledge of its history or fully realizing the game’s popularity.    Most Americans have watched or played […]

by · May 8, 2018 · 0 comments · Appraiser's Diary
St. Patrick’s Day Collections

St. Patrick’s Day Collections

By Rachel Hoffman      Saint Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland and he lived in the 5th century. The feast day of this holy bishop and confessor is March 17th. The feast is celebrated inside and outside of Ireland as a cultural holiday. Exquisite items and art have been crafted to honor St. Patrick, which are collected and preserved […]

by · March 6, 2018 · 0 comments · Appraiser's Diary, Feature Article