OVERVIEW Turner Auctions & Appraisals offers a range of auction and appraisal services for buyers, sellers and collectors. Its online auctions are held several times a month in diverse categories of personal property, including:
• Fine Art Prints, Photographs & Works on Paper • Fine Art Paintings & Sculpture • Decorative Arts • Silver • Asian & Ethnic Arts • Jewelry & Timepieces • Luxury Accessories & Vintage Fashion • Vintage Posters • Automobilia • Books & Manuscripts • Toys • Coins • Militaria
THE APP The Turner Auctions app enables you to browse and bid online in real time from anywhere and from any device – mobile phone, tablet, laptop or desktop. This means you can:
• View and bid conveniently on your schedule, using the app’s intuitive design that makes it easy • Search, browse and view upcoming auctions, listed items, and past auction archives • View high-quality digital images and pinch-to-zoom to see them better • Watch lots and share them with friends or family • Manage upcoming bids; place max bids; set a spending limit • Place real-time bids and find out instantly if you are outbid • Rely on safeguard technology to not bid against yourself.
OTHER SERVICES In addition to online auctions, Turner Auctions + Appraisals offers related personal property services, including appraisals for individuals, estate attorneys, insurance companies and museums. Prepared for all purposes, the company's appraisals conform to the stringent industry standards of USPAP (Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice). The company welcomes consignments and appraisals.
BACKGROUND Turner Auctions & Appraisals was founded by Stephen G. Turner to complement and expand the capabilities of Stephen G. Turner Associates, a San Francisco-based auction and appraisal consulting firm founded in 2004. A professional appraiser of personal property and a seasoned auctioneer, Stephen Turner has over 25 years experience with leading live and online auction houses in California and Western Canada. His areas of expertise include Fine Art, Decorative Arts, Antiques & Residential Contents.
Turner has made numerous appearances on TV, radio and newspapers. As a regular featured appraiser, Turner appeared on HGTV's 'Appraise It!' for five years and in the San Francisco Chronicle's Sunday appraisal feature, 'What's It Worth?', for 10 years. He is also a popular guest speaker on art and antiques at seminars and appraisal events in California. In addition, he has been a regular auctioneer in Northern California and makes frequent appearances at Bay Area charity auctions.