An appraisal from Carter Vintage documents your instrument and its value, not only for insurance but also for buying and selling. Our appraisals are written by Walter Carter, author of a dozen books on vintage guitars and guitar companies, with 25 years of experience buying and selling vintage fretted instruments.
Fees can vary, depending on the number of instruments to be appraised and the time required to inspect and authenticate an instrument.
Our basic fee for a single online appraisal from photographs is $75. If you'd like an online appraisal, please fill out the form below and include photos. We will contact you as soon we receive your information.