Antique map appraisal

Antique maps are a valuable tool when exploring history. Because they are so integral to our understanding of the past they are a very valuable piece to have in your collection. Some maps can be especially valuable if they were used in battle or contain hand drawn elements. The New York Public library has an entire map room that contains some very interesting items. Maps are often on display in museums and libraries for public viewing or to enhance the understanding of an exhibit.

There are many factors to consider during map appraisal that cannot be done by someone who hasn’t worked with maps before. You need to have very specific appraisal tools and specialty knowledge to be able to accurately appraise and value a specific map. Allowing the experts at to appraise your antique map or collection is the best way to ensure that you get accurate value and information.