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Help to determine its value or significance, or to get a Printed Appraisal of your Bible: Read Below…
We receive DOZENS of phone calls and emails every week from people with questions about a Bible they own. Over 90% of these inquiries could have been avoided by taking only ten seconds to JUST DO STEP ONE below:
STEP ONE Please click on one of the five options below which indicates your Bible’s age, to see if it is even worth inquiring about an appraisal:
STEP TWO Answer the ten questions below. You may “cut-and-paste” the questions into an email window, and then answer them… or you may just email us the answers. For your convenience, our current email address is located on the CONTACT US page. Please do NOT email us any “attached file” containing answers or photos of your Bible. We do not need photos and we cannot open email attachments. Our fee for doing appraisals is outlined below.
Ready to get started? (Hint: Answers to the first three questions are usually found on the Title Page of the Bible). Here we go…
HOW MUCH DOES AN APPRAISAL COST? If you are seeking an appraisal, please be aware that just like real estate professionals we do charge for our appraisals, as the research takes time and we get MANY such requests each week. Our APPRAISAL FEE is $175 for the first item appraised, and $145 per additional item appraised. This is less than one-third of what any other truly QUALIFIED company would charge you. If we review your email answers to the ten questions above, and determine that your Bible is worth more than one thousand dollars; we will call you back on the phone number you gave us in the answer to question 10, and let you know that we are willing to do the appraisal for $175. If we review your answers and determine that your Bible is worth less than one thousand dollars, we will simply email you back, and let you know that the Bible is not valuable enough to justify an appraisal, and there is of course no charge to you.
WHY WOULD I WANT AN APPRAISAL? There are essentially two reasons you might NEED and appraisal, and two reasons you might simply WANT and appraisal:
WHAT EXACTLY WILL I RECEIVE? Within less than one week, you will receive via First Class Mail, a large manila envelope containing the following:
ANYTHING ELSE I SHOULD KNOW? Yes! Please read this carefully and understand that we are offering only a basic one-page appraisal of the wholesale and retail value of your Bible, with a brief paragraph of discussion concerning its historical significance, and whether it is listed in any reference catalogue, and a repeat of the description you gave us.
We do not wish to seem insensitive, but this structured protocol for appraisals is the only way we can efficiently handle the very large volume of appraisal requests we receive every week. We DO value you as a customer, and THANK YOU for your understanding and your cooperation.
Click Here for a brief discussion of the difference between “rare” and “valuable”.
if you THINK you have a “1611 King James Bible First Edition”.