Probate Valuations London

Welcome to Nicholas Muston Antique Valuations. We are an independent firm of professionally RICS qualified valuers that conduct appointments in London every week. Our speciality lies in probate valuations and jewellery valuations, and in addition we cover a wide range of other items for valuation including antiques, paintings, jewellery, silver, watches, coins, medals, Chinese works of art, collectors items and many more, for the purposes of probate, sale, and insurance.

The team at Nicholas Muston have vast experience and provide a fully confidential service, remaining sensitive at all times to the situations and needs of our clients in London and the surrounding counties.

If you live in London and have need of an expert insurance valuation, probate valuation or jewellery valuation, or advise on the sale of all types of art and antiques we can help you.

For jewellery valuations, we can undertake home visits in London. We are able to broker a sale direct to a jewellery collector, dealer or via the most suitable auction room, the intent being to achieve the best possible price for your jewellery.

We also regularly undertake probate valuations in London, for solicitors, executors and beneficiaries. Our valuations of jewellery, antiques and chattels are done in accordance with Section 160 of the Inheritance Tax Act 1984. The valuations we carry out are also fully compliant with HMRC and are undertaken sensitively and discreetly at all times, by a RICS qualified art and antiques valuer.

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

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 comprehensive network of contacts, both nationally, internationally and within London, will help to ensure that your items are exposed to the right buyers at the right time, to attract the very highest prices.

Solicitors, accountants and insurance companies both locally and nationally recommend our valuation services due to our professional accreditations, long experience and excellent reputation. We have extensive and ongoing involvement with high net worth insurers such as Dual, Hiscox, AIG, Axa and others.

Over the years we have gathered testimonials and recommendations from many clients. You can view some of these here: https://antiquevaluations.co.uk/testimonials/

So, if you’re based in London and need our help with a probate valuation, insurance valuation, jewellery valuation or any other related business, please do contact us to discuss. We’ll be happy to talk through your requirements in order to help you 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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