Valuation Department


Presale Valuations

Ewbank’s offer FREE pre-sale valuations without obligation, at our salerooms or in your home. Valuers are available every day from Monday to Friday from 9.30 am to 5.00 pm. Although it is better to avoid days when a sale is going on. Alternatively you can go to our enquiry page and send us details of your items and we shall give you an opinion based on what you can provide (subject of course to a more detailed inspection when goods are delivered to us.

For further information on selling at auction please click here and note our terms and conditions for sellers.


Professional Valuations

We also provide written professional valuations for the purpose of insurance, probate, family-division and capital gains tax from entire collections to single items.



Insurance companies require owners to maintain a detailed inventory and up-to-date values to maintain cover and there is also a much better chance of recovering stolen items if they are professionally described and photographed.



Valuations are required for accurate calculation of inheritance tax liability. We have many years’ experience of dealing with probate lawyers and executors and can also recommend house clearance experts. Probate valuations can also be the basis for the equitable division of an estate amongst beneficiaries and/or the eventual sale at auction of any surplus antiques.


Capital Gains

Where required we can advise on values in relation to capital gains tax assessments.