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Appraisers List

This list of professional appraisers in Kansas and nearby states is provided by the Kansas Historical Society as a public service to potential donors. KHS does not recommend these appraisers over others.

For appraisers outside this region, consult the American Society of Appraisers, the International Society of Appraisers, or the Appraisers Association of America. These web sites offer searchable listings of appraisers around the country.

The Kansas Historical Society is unable to provide appraisals. See our Appraisal Policy for more information.

Some of the listed appraisers are members of a professional organization (as indicated after their names):
ASA: American Society of Appraisers
ISA: International Society of Appraisers
AAA: Appraisers Association of America
ABAA: Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America

Kansas appraisers

Gary Browne
Bluebeard's History House Antique Gallery
121 E. 4th Ave.
Garnett, KS 66032
785-448-2200
bluebeards@ymail.com
Areas of expertise: American Indian artifacts,furniture, pocket watches, toys, & firearms.

Richard Casagrande, ISA Certified Member
The Ellinwood Emporium
2 N. Main, P.O. Box 184
Elllinwood, KS 67526
620-564-2498
rlcasagrande@sbcglobal.net
Areas of expertise: fine art, antiques, decorative & folk arts, collectables & consignments.

Steve Cregut
2424 SE Stubbs Rd.
Tecumseh, KS 66542
Topeka, KS
785-640-9653
785-379-5751
Areas of expertise: Civil War through World War II firearms; weapons; photographs; and U.S., German & Japanese souvenirs and relics.

Robert L. Dunlap, ISA
Equity Standard
1855 S. Rock Rd. Suite 105
Wichita, KS 67207-5269
316-689-8773
Areas of expertise: coins, currency, gold, bullion, antiques & residential contents.

Frederic M. Gilhousen, Christopher W. Cassell, Larisa A. Cassell
Glenn Books
360 Kaw Lane East
Lake Quivira
Shawnee Mission, KS 66217
913-268-0767
Areas of expertise: books, antiquarian, first editions, illustrated & children's books, private press, American & English literature, natural history, book arts, bindings.

Patricia J. Graham, PhD, AAA Certified Member
1641 Rhode Island St.
Lawrence, KS 66044
785-841-1477
Areas of expertise: Asian art, especially Chinese, Japanese, and Korean art.

John R. Harris, ASA
Marketing & Consultant Services, Inc.
2014 W 13th St
Wichita, KS 67203
316-681-1527
Area of expertise: machinery and equipment.

Susan H. Kearns, ISA
S. H. Kearns Co. Ltd.
6800 College Blvd, Ste. 260
Overland Park, KS 66211-1532
913-339-9955
Area of expertise: gems, jewelry.

AA Appraisal and Consulting
Marvin Mann, ISA
219 SW 8th St.
Plainville, KS 67663-3320
785-434-2492
Area of expertise: antiques & collectibles, residential contents, furniture, coins, glass.

Philip McComish
Watermark West
149 N. Broadway
Wichita, KS 67202-2105
316-263-3007
Area of expertise: books, western Americana, ephemera, maps.

Martin Mease
13010 Shawnee Mission Parkway
Shawnee Mission, KS 66216
913-248-0248
Area of expertise: gems, jewelry.

Ruth B. Moss, AAA
Henry Ruth Fine Arts
31 Compton Court
Shawnee Mission, KS 66208
913-341-1677
Area of expertise: drawings, watercolors, paintings.

Jean A. O'Brien, ASA
4817 West 69th Street
Prairie Village, KS 66208
913-722-2460
Areas of expertise: antiques, decorative arts.

Bahman Raisdana
Apadana Oriental Rug Gallery, Inc.
1312 E. Douglas
Wichita, KS 67214
316-267-6767
Areas of expertise: rugs, carpets, tapestries.

Justin Rogers, ISA Accredited Member
Rogers Fine Art
10050 Fontana Lane
Overland Park, KS 66207
913-669-6502
rogersart@gmail.com
Areas of expertise: fine art, collectibles, residential contents, and personal property.

James C. Sullivan, ASA
31696 Harmony Rd.
Paola, KS 66071
913-294-2878
Areas of expertise: machinery and equipment.

Lloyd Zimmer
Lloyd Zimmer Books and Maps
117 SW 6th Ave.
Topeka, KS 66603
785-354-8899
lloyd@ksbiblio.com
Areas of expertise: printed and manuscript material (books, atlases, maps, photographs, diaries/letters) related to Kansas, western Americana, cartography, psychology/psychoanalysis; also rare and out-of-print books of all genres.

Missouri appraisers

Soodie Beasley, ASA Accredited Member, AAA Certified Member
6314 Brookside Plaza
Suite 205
Kansas City, MO 64113
816-437-8330
info@soodiebeasley.com
Areas of expertise: antiques & decorative arts, modern furniture, architectural elements.

Rachael Cozad, AAA Accredited Member
Madison Group Fine Art Appraisals
Kansas City, MO
888-201-9049
rachael@mgfaa.com
Areas of expertise: fine Art including paintings, drawings, sculpture, prints, photographs, and fine wine.

Burton L. Dunbar, AAA
P.O. Box 30147
Kansas City, MO 64112-0747
913-642-1477
Areas of expertise: paintings, drawings, prints.

Robin Gross, ASA Accredited Member
FaFa Appraisal
4503 Genessee Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
816-221-2727
Areas of expertise: fine art, Asian furniture.

Ann J. Steinberg, ISA
P. O. Box 4665
Springfield, MO 65808-4665
417-887-9062
Areas of expertise: gems, jewelry, porcelain, pottery, folk art.

Ronald I. Zoglin, ASA
Brookside Antiques
6219 Oak St.
Kansas City, MO 64113-2292
816-444-4774
Areas of expertise: antiques, silver, jewelry, Oriental art, residential contents.

Other nearby states

William L. Butts
Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts Ltd.
206 N. Main Street
Galena, IL 61036
815-777-3749
Areas of expertise: books, American history, Midwest & Western Americana, military history (esp. Civil War), Abraham Lincoln, U.S. Grant, out-of-print and antiquarian, autographs.

John Dunning
Old Algonquin Books
P. O. Box 18514
Denver, CO 80218
303-766-1526
Areas of expertise: books, first edition mysteries, literature, science fiction, fine & unusual books in all fields (esp. history and Americana).

Robert W. Topp, ABAA
Hermitage Book Shop
290 Fillmore
Denver, CO 80206
303-388-6811
Areas of expertise: books, western Americana, first editions, travels & voyages, women's studies, sets and fine bindings, early printing, military history.