Allan Baitcher is recognized as one of the leading antique and personal property appraisers and auctioneers in the United States.From high-end cars, to multi million dollar necklaces, to President Eisenhower’s private paneled room, Allan has sold it all.Considered perhaps the most knowledgeable appraiser in the United States as well as one of the country’s foremost auctioneers, Allan currently travels throughout the world as a professional appraiser for private individuals, museums, and collections.His private client list reads like a who’s who in the art, collectables, and museum world.In addition, Film celebrities, national sports figures, recording industry stars, and many others utilize his expertise and heed his advice in their high-end acquisitions and sales.
Over 50 major insurance companies utilize Allan Baitcher’s expertise annually for a wide variety of reasons. Claims, loss prevention, proof of existence, valuation, and documentation are just a few of the services he provides daily.
Allan is a member of the American Appraisers Association and is one of the leading antique appraisers in the United States. Mr. Baitcher is a “Legal expert” as defined by the court in numerous states, works frequently for the United States Customs Service, and has been recognized many times as a highly qualified antiques expert by numerous government agencies and legal entities.
Allan provides consultation for many wealth management groups on how to best protect and insure a high value client’s assets. As one of the worlds leading experts in the field of decorative arts and antiquities Mr. Baitcher holds accreditation from several recognized national Appraisal Associations in America.Known widely in many professional circles as the “What’s it worth guy”, Allan is frequently called upon by a wide range of individuals, companies and museums to determine actual value of unique one of a kind and unusual objects
Mr. Baitcher is well known in charity circles as the leading volunteer auctioneer in the world, having raised millions of dollars both nationally as well as locally for The Georgia Transplant Foundation, Habitat for Humanity, The Make a Wish Foundation, The Muscular Dystrophy Association, CURE, and dozens of other well recognized national organizations.In 2005 alone, Mr. Baitcher raised over $5,000,000.00 for various charitable organizations through live auctions.