Probate Valuations Chichester

Based near to Chichester in West Sussex, Nicholas Muston Antique Valuations are RICS qualified valuers and well established as an independent firm. We are well-regarded specialists in probate valuations and jewellery valuations in the Chichester area, and cover a wide range of items for valuation such as antiques, silver, paintings, watches and clocks, jewellery, porcelain, collectors items and many more, for probate, sale or insurance.

The experienced team at Nicholas Muston provide a fully confidential service and remain sensitive at all times to the needs of our clients in Chichester and the surrounding towns and villages.

If you need an expert insurance valuation, probate valuation or jewellery valuation and you are located in the Chichester area of West Sussex, we are available to assist you.

For jewellery valuations, we can undertake home visits in Chichester or nearby towns like Arundel, Havant or Bognor Regis. We are able to broker a sale direct to a jewellery collector, dealer or via an auction room, the intent being to achieve the best possible price for your jewellery.

Probate valuations are also regularly carried out in Chichester by our team, for solicitors, executors and beneficiaries. Our valuations of jewellery, antiques and chattels are carried out in accordance with Section 160 of the Inheritance Tax Act 1984. These valuations are also fully compliant with HMRC and are carried out by a RICS qualified art and antiques valuer from our team. Needless to say, the valuations are undertaken sensitively and discreetly at all times. Following grant of probate, we can arrange for the sale of some or all of the contents of a property either via auction or a private sale.

Our team also provide expert advice to executors and trustees regarding valuations of chattels for Capital Gains Tax, the Acceptance in Lieu (AIL) scheme and Conditional Exemption.

We also have an extensive network of national and international contacts, who help to ensure that your items are exposed to the right buyers at the right time, to attract the very highest prices, regardless of the route taken to market.

Solicitors, accountants and insurance companies not just locally in the Chichester area or further afield in the South East, but throughout the United Kingdom, continually recommend our services due to our professional accreditations, excellent reputation and the considerable experience and expertise within the team. We have extensive and ongoing involvement with high net worth insurers such as Dual, Hiscox, AIG, Axa and others.

Consequently, we have gathered recommendations and testimonials from many clients over the years and continue to do so. You can read some of their comments here: https://antiquevaluations.co.uk/testimonials/

To summarise, if you’re based in the Chichester area and need our help with a valuation, for probate, sale or insurance purposes, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. A member of our team will be happy to talk through whatever you need and help in any way we can.

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I discovered this pair of Castellani bracelets on a routine probate valuation in Hove, amongst a group of costume jewellery. The family had no idea what they were or where they had come from.
Fortunately I knew exactly what they were and entered them into a Bonhams auction where they sold today for £30,000 plus buyer’s premium.
Made circa 1865 in a Byzantine style they are set with sugarloaf and cabochon sapphires and each is marked on the reverse with the interlocking CC mark.
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I discovered this pair of Castellani bracelets on a routine probate valuation in Hove, amongst a group of costume jewellery. The family had no idea what they were or where they had come from.

Fortunately I knew exactly what they were and entered them into a Bonhams auction where they sold today for £30,000 plus buyer’s premium.

Made circa 1865 in a Byzantine style they are set with sugarloaf and cabochon sapphires and each is marked on the reverse with the interlocking CC mark.

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Another Louis Vuitton trunk sold on behalf of a client to a private collector. This time a wardrobe trunk complete with drawers and hanging rail. A few condition issues but it is going to be sent to France for a first class sympathetic restoration. No more than it deserves.
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Another Louis Vuitton trunk sold on behalf of a client to a private collector. This time a wardrobe trunk complete with drawers and hanging rail. A few condition issues but it is going to be sent to France for a first class sympathetic restoration. No more than it deserves.
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My birthday girl. ❤️

My birthday girl. ❤️ ...

Alfred Daniels, 1966. London street view near Charing Cross; oil on canvas; signed and dated; 70cm x 90cm.
A great looking painting in lovely original condition that I saw on a probate valuation this afternoon.
Daniel’s was once described as a “Lowry for Londoners”. Born in Bow in the east end of London he studied at the Royal College of Art. In the 1960s he taught at Hornsey College of Art.
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Alfred Daniels, 1966. London street view near Charing Cross; oil on canvas; signed and dated; 70cm x 90cm.
A great looking painting in lovely original condition that I saw on a probate valuation this afternoon.

Daniel’s was once described as a “Lowry for Londoners”. Born in Bow in the east end of London he studied at the Royal College of Art. In the 1960s he taught at Hornsey College of Art.
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I always enjoy walking in London because you never know what architectural gems are just around the next corner. This is the Royal Arcade in Albermarle Street which was built in 1879 and is opposite Brown’s the oldest hotel in London.

I always enjoy walking in London because you never know what architectural gems are just around the next corner. This is the Royal Arcade in Albermarle Street which was built in 1879 and is opposite Brown’s the oldest hotel in London. ...

Just had a fabulous afternoon tea at the Savoy and this beauty was parked outside.
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Just had a fabulous afternoon tea at the Savoy and this beauty was parked outside.
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#lamborghini #goodwood #goodwoodrevival #classiccar #rogermoore #simontemplar #thesaint #classiccars #sportscar #sportcars #italianstyling #italianflair #earlscourt #genevamotorshow #sussex #iconic #iconiccars #motorracing #modernclassic #nicholasmuston #antiquevaluation #supercar #supercars
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