Authentication = Usually costs a few hundred dollars. Difficult cases or requiring considerable research cost more.
Attribution = Often just a few hundred dollars. Difficult cases or requiring considerable research cost more.
Identification = Can generally be done for $200. Rare, weird items, hard to identify cost more.
Pre-ban certification = $275 per ivory item. This includes the $75 we have to pay to the US Fish and Wildlife Service
Informal estimate of value = $100 per ivory item. If you have several or many items we usually give you a greatly discounted quote.
Official appraisal of value = Starts at $200 for a single ivory item. If you have multiple pieces or a substantial collection we usually give you a much discounted quote.
Opinion = If you just want our opinion about what an item is, whether it looks authentic or how old it is or where it was made, we usually give these opinions for $100.
Travel = The cost of getting there and $500 a day.
We regret that we don’t provide free services.
All fees are due and payable at the outset. Work begins after we receive payment.
Call 1-305-447-7643 to make a payment with a credit card, or pay via PayPal using the button below. If you want to pay by a different method we also accept bank deposits, bank transfers, checks, money orders, Western Union and Moneygram. Let us know and we’ll email you all details.
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