Do you want an appraisal of your Coca-Cola item?

Simple Authentication and Evaluation


Do you have a vintage Coke item and simply want to know it's value before selling it?

If you’re looking to sell your valuable vintage Coca-Cola item, you will need to know how much to charge, and potential buyers may want to know how the item’s value was determined. Fair market value is the price at which property would change hands between a willing buyer and a willing seller in today's market. 

You will want the Simple Appraisal

(1) Appraised Item — You will receive a single page PDF format report stating — Estimated Value, Date of Appraisal, Item Appraised, Description, Measurements:, Material, Country of Creation, Manufacturer, Estimated value if sold retail, Photo of  appraised Item. Please allow 2-5 business days.


Getting to know your appraiser


Chad Erichsen 

Inspired by his grandfather in Ohio taking him to onsite auctions, Chad has worked in the collectibles market for over two decades. Chad works with Auction Charleston Antique Mall and is a Certified Appraiser of the Asheford Institute of Antiques. He is an Advisory Board member and contributor for Antique Trader Magazine. He recently published an article in 2019 entitled, “State of the Union for Collecting Coca-Cola".  

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Formal Full Insurance Appraisal


Do you have a collection of Coca-Cola items and now you want to insure it?

To get insurance on your valuable collectibles, you may need to know exactly how much they’re worth. An appraisal will let the insurance company know how much it will cost to replace your items if they  are lost, stolen, or damaged. For this purpose you will need to know the likely retail replacement value of your item. This is considered  the highest amount that would be required to replace a particular item with another item of similar age, quality, origin, appearance provenance, and condition. 

Have you inherited a Coca-Cola item and want to know it's value for taxes?


If you inherited your Coca-Cola items , you may need to have them appraised for the “date-of-death” value. This value may be needed later to calculate capital gains taxes if you decide to sell the collectibles. 

Do you want to donate your item to a museum or another collector?


If your item is particularly valuable and you want to donate it to a third party, you will likely need no know the item's fair market value. Fair market value is the price at which property would change hands between a willing buyer and a willing seller in today's market. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) often requires a qualified appraisal for items of a certain value. You should contact  the IRS for specific details.​ 

You will want the Formal Full Insurance Appraisal

(1) Appraised Item — You will receive a multi-page page PDF format report along with a signed printed report stating — Letter of Transmittal, Appraised Work with Photograph, Narrative Analysis, Comparable, Certificate of Appraisal, Certification of Appraisal, Disclaimer: Assumptions and Limiting Conditions, Definitions & Abbreviations, Curriculum Vitae.  Please allow 5 business days.