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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. The Historical Society 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. 

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
38 Rockwood Drive
Ottawa, KS 66067
Areas of expertise: American Indian artifacts, furniture, pocket watches, toys, and firearms.

Richard Casagrande, ISA Certified Member
The Ellinwood Emporium
2 N. Main, P.O. Box 184
Elllinwood, KS 67526
Areas of expertise: fine art, antiques, decorative and folk arts, collectables and consignments.

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

Brady Dreasher ISA, CAGA, CES
Art of Estates
Consultant & Appraiser
401 E. Douglas, 3rd floor
Wichita, KS 67202
Areas of expertise: 20th century art,Impressionist and Modern art, 20th century photography

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

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

Patricia J. Graham, PhD, AAA Certified Member
1641 Rhode Island St.
Lawrence, KS 66044
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
Areas of expertise: machinery and equipment.

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

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

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

Martin Mease
13010 Shawnee Mission Parkway
Shawnee Mission, KS 66216
Areas of expertise: gems, jewelry.

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

Jean A. OBrien, ASA
Senior Appraiser, J.A. OBrien Associates
4817 West 69th Street
Prairie Village, KS 66208
Areas of expertise: fine art, antiques, decorative arts.

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

Justin Rogers, ISA Accredited Member
Rogers Fine Art
10050 Fontana Lane
Overland Park, KS 66207
Areas of expertise: fine art, collectibles, residential contents, and personal property.

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

Lloyd Zimmer
Lloyd Zimmer Books and Maps
60 Poplar Heights Rd.
Chanute, KS  66720

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

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

Robin Gross, ASA Accredited Member
FaFa Appraisal
521 E 63rd Street
Kansas City, MO 64110
Areas of expertise: fine art, Asian furniture.

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

Ronald I. Zoglin, ASA
Brookside Antiques
6219 Oak St.
Kansas City, MO 64113-2292
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
Areas of expertise: books, American history, Midwest and Western Americana, military history (especially 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
Areas of expertise: books, first edition mysteries, literature, science fiction, fine and unusual books in all fields (esp. history and Americana).

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