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Art Antiques Furniture Collections Appraisal Toronto GTA About Us

  • Valuation and Consulting Services of personal property, serving legal firms, insurance professionals, banks, executors and trustees and the general public

  • Asset inheritance, asset division for marital divorce dissolution divorce, insurance protection for high value assets, value establishment for damaged assets for insurance settlement, valuation of assets for charitable donations, market value assessments and selling strategies and more

  • Expert and confidential appraisals for artwork, collections, home contents and other personal property

  • In home and remote service

  • Selling strategies and brokerage services available

  • Over 37 years of hands on industry experience

  • Full industry accreditation and certified itemized reports

Elliot Melamed has been involved full time in the fine art, antiques and collector markets as a professional auctioneer and certified accredited personal property appraiser for 37 years, first from 1986-2020 with Empire Auctions Inc, a Canadian based public auction house which historically handled 1,000 lots on a monthly basis in each city of operation and since 2020 as an independent appraisal consultant with Empire Appraisers and Consulting Inc.  His educational background includes a University of Toronto Honours BSc undergraduate degree, as well as a York University Schulich MBA at the post graduate level. Within the art and antique industry, he is a graduate of the Missouri Auction School and has a licensed auctioneer designation. He is an accredited member of CAGA (The Certified Appraisers Guild of America). Additionally, he has accreditation with the GIA (Gemological Institute of America) having attained the Diamond Grading and Coloured Stones Essentials Degrees. 

CAGA Certified Appraiser
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