Appraisals for All Musical Instruments, Pro Audio and their related Accessories including:
|Fretted: Guitars, bass, banjo, ukulele, mandolin||Percussion: drum, marimba, piano|
|Brass: Trumpets, trombones, low brass, F-horns||Orchestra: Violins, violas, cello, bass|
|Printed Sheet Music: Collection or sheet||Woodwinds: clarinet, saxophone, flute|
|Double Reed: oboe, bassoon, English Horn||Pro Audio: P.A., amplifiers, speakers, mics|
|International Musical Instruments:||Historic musical instruments|
IRS Qualified Appraisals & Consulting
We provide USPAP Compliant appraisals and consulting services in a confidential manner for individuals, collectors, museums, auctions houses, dealers, Rock Artist, celebrity owned, insurance companies and attorneys.
Why Appraisals are necessary:
- Homeowner and Renter Insurance Policy Coverage
- Insurance Loss/ Damage Claims
- Litigation purposes – Expert Witness Services available
- Donation/Contribution or Estate Settlements
- Airline and Shipping companies insurance claims
- Authentication or documentation of fraud
- Estate planning, equitable distribution
- Disillusionment of Marriage division of property
- Evaluation prior to repairing, selling or purchasing an instrument
A Certified Appraisal is based on actual comparable sales & research very much like a Real Estate Appraisal. A & D Music has compiled a 40 year library of over 500 Books, Magazines, Trade Magazine & Catalogues.
IRS Qualified Appraiser Qualifications
In February 2007 the Internal Revenue Service has put a restriction for appraisals claimed for donated items (including musical instruments) or settlements of Estates.
We speak, read and write in English and Spanish. We have the ability to read some French, Italian, Latin, German, and Dutch including familiarity with musical terms in these languages.
Our reputation speaks for itself.
Selected Client List: Although our clients are kept confidential, these have allowed us to be listed.
|"ABC Movie "Stranger on my Land", Los Angeles, CA||NBC Television Orchestra, Burbank, CA|
|Aliso Viejo Symphony, Aliso Viejo, CA||Oakley Sunglasses, Foothill Ranch, CA|
|Allen, R.C. (guitar maker) El Monte, CA||Orange County Performing Arts Center|
|American Music Conference, Carlsbad, CA||Pacific Symphony Santa Ana, CA|
|Christie's Auction House, NY, NY||Ralph Loren L'Oreal, NY, NY|
|The Musical Instrument Museum, Phoenix, AZ||Ritz Carlton Hotel, Dana Point, CA|
|L.A. Times, Los Angeles, CA||South Coast Symphony, Santa Ana, CA|
|Museum of Making Music, Carlsbad, CA||St. Regis Hotel, Dana Point, CA|
|NAMM International Association of Music Merchants||Musical Instrument Museum, Phoenix AZ|