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2023 were the last of our onsite estate sale liquidations.  2024 offers Personal Property Appraisals and private estate consultations to assist you with options for liquidating and downsizing.

Personal Property liquidation consultations are offered.  There are many options for every situation and we're happy to discuss them and tailor a custom result for you.  Look around our website and feel free to contact us with any questions.

Shirley is a candidate member of the American Society of Appraisers, Licensed, Bonded, Insured and registered with the state of Oregon!

We hope to see you again! Check back later for updates to our website. There's much more to come!

Contact us for a free consultation:

503-762-1272 office, 503-349-2013 cell

See photos below of items sold at prior sales:


  • 2024 ASA 7 hour USPAP 2024-2025 extension course

  • 2024 ASA How to Navigate IRS Appraisals in 2024: Valuations, Penalties & the IRS webinar

  • 2023 ASA International Conference New Orleans 2.5 days; The Beginning and Evolution of Valuation Around the World, Beyond the Obvious:  Unexpected Characteristics of Value, Appraising a Nineteenth-Century American Worktable for Noncash Charitable Contribution & How do you arrive at a credible opinion of value for rare and unique properties?,  Katherine Choy:  1950’s Radical Potter at Newcomb in New Orleans, The market for Louisiana Art: Two decades in review, Blockage: FMV Rental Rates & Fractional Ownership, Inherited Land: Cracking the Code using Archival Records, Navigating the Secondary American Craft Market Through the Lens of Objects:  USA 1969, Confronting Documentation Gaps in the Legacies of Black Artists, Gumbo of Goods: New Orleans Craftsmen and Retailers History, Seeing Through Paintings:  Forensics, The Do’s and Don’ts of Charitable Contributions:  IRS changes to Form 8283 and Instructions, Private after hours tour of MS Rau Antique and Auction House

  • 2023 ASA Santa Barbara Personal Property 2 day Symposium

  • 2022 ASA 7 hour USPAP 2020-2022 extension course

  • 2022 Victoria & Albert Museum Rivals on Bond Street: Faberge and Cartier webinar

  • 2022 AAA The Booming Chinese Art Market and It’s Issues webinar

  • 2022 ASA Is Fair Value Fair webinar

  • 2022 ASA Jade: Stone of Heaven webinar

  • 2021 ASA Tracing the Life of an Art Object: The Role of Provenance Research for Appraisers webinar

  • 2021 Heritage Auctions Americana & Political Market webinar

  • 2021 The Cartiers and the British Royal Family Parts l & ll by Francesca Cartier Brickell webinar

  • 2021 The Cartiers and the Romanovs by Francesca Cartier Brickell webinar

  • 2020 AAA Appraising American Stained Glass Windows course

  • 2020 ASA Decorative Techniques & Themes on Swords course

  • 2020 ASA Post Election Affects on Valuation Professionals course

  • 2020 ASA Rare English Bibles course 

  • 2020 ASA Photograph ID and Connoisseurship for the General Appraiser course
  • 2020 AAA Wine Assessment and Appraisal Practice course
  • 2020 AAA African American Fine Art course

  • 2020 ISA American Furniture; Colonial – Empire course

  • 2020 ISA Home Furnishings & Accessories Currently Being Produced/Retailed course

  • 2020 ISA Current Market for Chinese Porcelain Part 1 course

  • 2020 ISA Current Market for Chinese Porcelain Part II course

  • 2020 ASA 7 hour USPAP 2020-2021 course

  • 2020 ASA Navigating Personal Property Valuation COVID-19 Concerns course

  • 2019 AAA Matrimonial Valuations course
  • 2018 ASA 7 hour USPAP 2018-2019 course
  • 2018 Federal Rules for Donated Property Appraising and Tax Deductions
  • 2018 What’s New in USPAP 2018
  • 2017 ASA International Conference in Houston, TX, Personal Property courses, Speaker
  • 2017 ASA Heritage Auctions course
  • 2016 ASA IRS Standards for Appraisers course
  • 2016 ASA Watches – Luxury or Lie course
  • 2016 ASA 19 Century Costumes and Jewelry course
  • 2016 ASA Personal Property Conference in Vancouver, BC, panel Speaker
  • 2016 ASA 7 hour 2016-2017 USPAP course
  • 2015 ASA Native American Artifacts to Contemporary Craft course
  • 2015 ASA International Conference in Las Vegas, NV, Personal Property courses
  • 2015 ASA Personal Property Advanced Report Writing Update course
  • 2015 ASA Introduction to Appraising Archives course
  • 2014 ASA International Conference in Savannah, GA, Personal Property courses
  • 2014 ASA 16 day, four course Appraisal Personal Property Summer Camp in Purchase, NY courses and exams, passed, Certificate of Completion received
  • 2013 ASA 12 hour USPAP course and exam, passed
  • 2013 ASA International Conference in San Antonio, TX, Personal Property courses
  • 2013 ASA Code of Ethics, exam passed
  • Accumulative continuing education classes at various venues, 110 credit hours

Currently performing Personal Property Appraisals and private estate consultations

Please call for a consultation

Past Events:

2022 - 2023

Floating home private liquidation, 

2000sf home in NE Portland.  Furniture, vintage, tools, books, display cabinets, beer stein collection, Blue Danube, crystal, camera equipment, recumbent bicycle, garden equipment

BMW Repair shop with car parts, tools, equipment


What's It Worth?   2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 At the Oregon Historical Society 

Ever wondered if you had a hidden treasure buried in your closet? The Oregon Historical Society is excited to announce its first "What's It Worth?" event, where local specialists will provide Antiques Roadshow-style evaluations of your collectibles.

Items that can be evaluated include:

  • American Indian art & artifacts
  • Autographs
  • Coins
  • Comic books & rare books
  • Fine art
  • Jewelry
  • Political buttons
  • Pottery
  • Toys
  • Vintage & antique clothing
  • General collectibles including clock


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