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About the PAAA

Vision, Mission and Core Values ..... Application to Join PAAA ..... Appraisers at Work

Vision, Mission and Core Values


To provide professional, fair and ethical appraisal opinions to meet the estate and insurance needs of our clients.


To provide accurate assessments of the art and antiques market by providing reliable and timely personal property appraisal and consulting services throughout Eastern Pennsylvania and the adjacent surrounding areas.

  • PAAA upholds professional guidelines established by the Appraisal Foundation Board's Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).
  • Our membership provides clients specialized experts in the art and antiques field.
  • We are consistently aware of the latest market trends, historical and scholarly research and technological advancements in the field.
  • Our broad knowledge base aids in the quick, accurate and thorough preparation of appraisals.

Core Values

Independence: The autonomy to pursue the best answer for all clients, free from undue influence or pressure.

Integrity: Honest, ethical, and forthright behavior in relationships with all clients.

Objectivity: Impartial decisions informed by credible research and thorough deliberations, including due consideration of the views of industry experts and the work of other standards setters.

Transparency: Written appraisal reports with cited comparables and references provides an open process that supports the validity of the valuation.

Application to Join PAAA

To join the PAAA, click here for mail-in application

Appraisers at Work at various Antique Shows & Events


Pennsylvania Antiques Appraisers' Association
Newtown, PA