Our Services

AUCTION SALE ADVICE
Grimwades offers free advice on the sale of antiques and fine art, either for private treaty sales or auction.

VALUATIONS FOR INSURANCE
Crime rates make an accurate up-to-date valuation of your house contents a necessity. A Grimwades inventory and valuation will ensure that you are fully informed of the current market values of your house contents.

VALUATIONS FOR INHERITANCE TAX AND PROBATE
We provide a complete service to Executors of estates, providing a fast and efficient valuation service to meet Executor’s needs.We can advice on tax planning and will arrange and oversee the disposal and sale of complete house contents and individual items from an estate.

LOSS ADJUSTING AND CLAIMS ADVICE
Grimwades specialises in dealing with high net worth claims and those involving fine art and antiques. With over 60 years experience, we are fully aware of the special consideration needed to deal with claims of all kinds in this area of the insurance market and its personal yet professional approach is tailored to respond to these requirements.

LITIGATION
Grimwades has considerable experience in acting as expert witness in cases involving antiques and works of art.

VALUATIONS FOR CAPITAL GAINS TAX
Grimwades provides retrospective valuations to establish base prices for the calculation of Capital Gains Tax.

VALUATIONS FOR FAMILY DIVISION, PRIVATE TREATY AND OPEN MARKET
We provide current market valuations including private sales and sales by auction.

TRANSIT CONDITION REPORT
Damage is commonly caused during transit making it preferable to have a condition report carried out before an item is moved — just in case. Grimwades is experienced in preparing such reports by detailing and photographically recording an item’s condition before it is moved.

With so much to choose from, your biggest problem may be choosing one of our unique services. So please feel free to contact Grimwades at any time should you require any assistance or advice, using the contact details  or by completing our feedback form and submitting it online.