Frequently Asked Questions
How do appointments work?
What kind of merchandise do you buy?
We buy all types of antique and non-antique merchandise such as Watches, Pocket Watches & Clocks, Sterling Silver, Mid-century Modern Items, Asian Decorative Arts, Porcelain Figurines, Plates & Dinnerware Sets, Gold, Silver, Diamonds, Bronze Sculptures, Coins & Medals, Oil Paintings, Lithographs, Prints, Military Items, Swords, Knives, Helmets, Bayonets, Uniforms, Badges, Musical Instruments, Lamps, Chandeliers, Sconces, Judaica Collectibles, Sterling Silver Flatware Sets & Candelabras, Antique Furniture, Used Furniture, Modern Art, Crystal & Art Glass, Jewelry would be precious metals and gemstones including but not limited to gold, silver, platinum, diamonds, rubies, emeralds, sapphires, etc.
How are offers calculated and when and how will I get paid?
Offers are calculated based on a number of factors including market price, supply and demand, the weight of the piece, quality, and brand.
ANS Antiques has a variety of payment options and offers a price on the spot after the appraisal.
Is it safe to sell my valuables to ANS Antiques and why should I trust ANS?
Selling your valuables to ANS Antiques is extremely safe with our insurance policy, 25 years of experience, and affiliations with certified Antique organizations.
ANS has established a reputation of integrity from its numerous years of experience, countless satisfied customers, and affiliations with GIA and other jewelry and Antique institutions.
Is your offer negotiable?
All offers are negotiable, as long as the asking price is reasonable.
How much can you buy?
Depending on the pieces, there is nearly no limit to the amount of jewelry or antiques ANS can buy.
How long will it take for me to get an offer and walk out with the cash? What other forms of payments do you offer?
The appraisal process varies, depending on how many pieces are brought we have to look at and appraise. Generally speaking, it takes about 20 mins to complete an appraisal for one item.
We offer various forms of payment including cash, checks, money orders, and wire transfers.