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Designer Handbag Value Guide

How Much Are My Luxury Accessories Worth?

Find your luxury handbag value in three easy steps. First; check the list of valuable comics below, second; lookup the value of similar comic books sold by Heritage Auctions, and third; request a free appraisal of your comics and comic book art when you're ready to sell.

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Check the List of Luxury Accessories

Lookup the value of your designer handbags and accessories from Hermes, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, and more. Which designer handbags are most valuable? Read more

Lookup the value of your designer handbags and accessories from Hermes, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, and more. Which designer handbags are most valuable?

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  • Hermes
  • Chanel
  • Louis Vuitton
  • Bottega Veneta
  • Yves Saint Laurent
  • VBH
  • Celine
  • Other high-end, designer accessories
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We do not usually take items that are unsigned. Although they can be expertly crafted and beautiful, the secondary market is driven primarily by designer bags.

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How to Value Designer Handbags and Accessories

There are several factors an appraiser looks at in determining the auction value of an individual item. Read more

There are several factors an appraiser looks at in determining the auction value of an individual item.

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  • Designer: Is the luxury item attributed to a particular designer?
  • Condition: Items that are new or in pristine condition have the highest value.
  • Materials: What is the item made of, an exotic skin? Leather? Does it have precious materials in the construction, such as metals or stones?
  • Rarity: Was this a custom order piece? Or part of a limited edition?

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How Do I Get My Designer Handbag Appraised?

The first step in getting an accurate appraisal is to have the items assessed by a professional. Read more

The first step in getting an accurate appraisal is to have the items assessed by a professional.

With the agreement of your Heritage representative, Heritage can provide insurance on overnight delivery for your package. Contact us today to discuss a free auction evaluation.

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For a formal written appraisal for estate planning, insurance, or tax purposes, please contact our Appraisal Services Department. Charges for formal written appraisals are based on our experts' time. Appraisal fee schedule can be viewed here.

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Meet our expert: Jill Burgum

Senior Director, Fine Jewelry, Dallas
1-877-HERITAGE (877-437-4824)  x1697

Specialties: Antique Jewelry, Antiques Roadshow Expert, Gemstones, Jewelry, Timepieces
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Jill Burgum has dedicated the last two decades to the field of jewelry. After graduating from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, with a B.A. in Art History, she attended Bowman Tech and Stewart’s International, both for training in jewelry manufacturing and repair. Her studies then lead to the Gemological Institute of America in Santa Monica, California, where she completed degrees in both Graduate Gemology and Jewelry Design in 1994.  

Ms. Burgum began her professional career working for a private jeweler in San Diego, CA. She then moved to San Francisco as a jewelry cataloger for Butterfield & Butterfield Auctions in 1996, transferring to their Los Angeles Jewelry department in 1997 as lead specialist, which she eventually left to build two jewelry websites for start-up companies. She has also worked in retail jewelry sales and owned her own independent jewelry appraisal business. Ms. Burgum is USPAP compliant. She has been a contributor to Art + Auction, Brilliant, Eclat, Maine Antiques Digest, Modern Jeweler, MSN Money, and Rapaport magazines.  

Ms. Burgum has been a guest lecturer for the Los Angeles Natural History Museum, Gem & Mineral Council, the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers, and appeared as a specialist on HGTV, KTLA, CNN, FOX Business, and Antiques Roadshow.



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