Valuations

We provide free valuations verbally or by e-mail. Collection, from a single item to an entire house contents, can be arranged with our recommended carrier Mr. John Reilly 086 1721676. Collections can be arranged nationwide. Consignments can also be delivered in person to our Oldcastle Auction Rooms in Co. Meath, open 10am – 1pm and 2pm to 5pm, Monday to Friday. However, it is best to telephone beforehand to ensure a valuer is in attendance when you arrive, (049) 8550055. We are also happy to travel to value items in-situ that are being considered for sale by auction. We generally hold two Antique & Fine Art auctions per month and advertise extensively, both nationally and internationally.

Our auctions regularly offer for sale Antique Furniture, Jewellery, Silver, Gold Coins, Irish and European Art including Old Master paintings, Sculpture, Gilded Mirrors, Rare Clocks & Watches, Antique Books, Rugs, Porcelain – Oriental & European, etc. Our large database of previous buyers and extensive advertising and PR campaigns, along with a highly tailored service to meet the requirements of our clients, ensure that we achieve excellent results. Our expert consultants are also available to offer advice on more specialised collections, whatever they may be.

If required for insurance purposes a bound valuation document giving full descriptions and photographic images of each item can be supplied – from an entire house contents to specific items or collections.

For all initial valuation enquiries please contact Damien Matthews at (049) 8550055 or (086) 841 4421. We can also be contacted by email:info@matthewsauctionrooms.com.

Sale Valuations by e-mail

Please e-mail images of items you wish to be valued and we will advise, free of charge, regarding each items approximate sale value at auction.

Probate Valuations

We offer a complete property contents, or part contents valuation service for executors. We are one of very few firms in Ireland who provide such a comprehensive in-house valuation and sales service for executors in relation to house contents, including detailed discussions on valuations, security, family division and sale by auction. It is important for executors to show that due diligence has been observed and our wide range of knowledge & experience ensures this. We also offer a secure storage facility for the safekeeping of removable valuables if required.

Insurance Valuations

We can prepare on request detailed insurance schedules enabling clients to ensure that they are maintaining adequate insurance cover for their antiques, fine art and collections. These schedules can be illustrated with images of each item. We provide complete and specialist advice on all Antique Furniture, Oil paintings & Watercolours, Silver, Fine Jewellery, Rugs, Continental and Oriental Works of Art, Ceramics, Books, Wine, Watches and Other Collectables, etc.

 

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