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Dwight Schannep American Heirloom Appraisers       Christine Schannep American Heirloom Appraisers

Dwight and Christy Schannep

Qualified and Experienced Personal Property Appraisers

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     (1) A qualified appraiser is someone who: 

  • has earned an appraisal designation from a recognized professional appraiser organization or has otherwise met minimum education and experience requirements prescribed by Treasury regulations;
  • regularly performs appraisals for which the individual receives compensation;
  • can demonstrate verifiable education and experience in valuing the type of property subject to the appraisal;
  • has not been prohibited from practicing before the IRS at any time during the three years preceding the appraisal;
  • meets any other requirements prescribed by Treasury regulations          
  • according to the IRS

      (2) An accredited appraiser is someone who:

  • Satisfies Member level requirements and demonstrates knowledge in their field through education or specialty expert work in that field.

AMERICAN ANTIQUE MALL:

American Antique Mall is home to American Heirloom Appraisers

  • When the Schanneps are not appraising or consulting clients, they run Tucson's oldest and best antique mall.  They co-created, developed, and manage a 7,500 square foot retail store where multiple dealers and consignors place their antiques and collectibles for sale to the public. 
  • General responsibilities include managing all phases of day to day operations. They assist dealers and consignors in researching their antiques and collectibles, and advise in pricing and assist in display. They also perform sales duties and assist customers. 
  • The American Antique Mall has been home to over 500 antique dealers, dozens of employees, and has retailed and wholesaled millions of dollars of merchandise since 1993.

 

Curriculum Vitae

Dwight Schannep

  • Appraisal Association of America Personal Property USPAP 2014/2015 re-certification course February 2014.
  • Dwight was the featured appraiser on the Travel Channel © Dig Wars - Ruby, Arizona © Summer 2013.                                                                                                   
  • International Society of Appraisers Annual Conference presentations attendee: Bonhams & Butterfields Collector's Car Market, Mid-Century Furniture, Inspection Techniques for Fine Art, Costume Jewelry, Fine Art: How do we know what's real?, Appraising autographs, manuscripts & historical documents, Native American Indian Jewelry Tempe, Arizona, April 2012.
  • International Society of Appraisers Personal Property USPAP 2012/2013 re-certification course Tempe, Arizona April 2012.
  • International Society of Appraisers Antiques and Residential Contents course and exam Chicago, Illinois October 2010.
  • American Society of Appraisers Personal Property USPAP 2009/2010 certification course Portland, Oregon July 2009.
  • International Society of Appraisers Core Course in Appraisal Studies: Appraisal Theory, Principles, Methodology, and Report Writing Standards (formerly ISA courses 101, 102, and 103) Hoffman Estates, Illinois July 2009
  • Continuing daily education through running the American Antique Mall: an antique, collectibles & estate retail/wholesale co-op business.
  • Continuing education: regularly participates in antique shows, attends estate sales, and regularly tracks internet auction results.
  • Participant in many "Antiques Road show" type events and extensive experience giving verbal approximations of value.
  • 2010 (January 13) Front cover story on professional appraisers in the Antique Trader Weekly.
  • Antique and collectible topics featured in the Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Weekly, Today's Vintage, Arizona's Antique Register, the Antique Press and multiple other local and regional periodicals.
  • Featured in numerous local news programs highlighting antiques and collectible topics.
  • 1998 - 2000 contributing writer for the Antique Press (Tucson monthly antique periodical).
  • 1997 appraised the antiques and residential contents of the largest mansion in Bisbee, Arizona.
  • 1997 (July) featured expert on the nationally syndicated Personal FX Personal Collecting Show.
  • 1993 co-opened the American Antique Mall.
  • 1990 co-opened a sole-proprietor antique shop in Tucson, Arizona.
  • 1984 graduate of Northern Arizona University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree.
  • Full-time employment in antique valuations and sales in Tucson, Arizona for over 20 years.
  • Co-founder of American Heirloom Appraisers L.L.C., appraisers of residential contents for estate, insurance, divorce, donation, and other personal property requirements.

Curriculum Vitae

     Christine Schannep    

  • Appraisal Association of America Personal Property USPAP 2014/2015 re-certification February 2014                                                                                                 
  • International Society of Appraisers April 2012 Annual Conference presentations attendee: Bonham's & Butterfield Car Market, Mid-Century Furniture, Inspection Techniques for Fine Art, Costume Jewelry, Fine Art: How do we know what's real?, Appraising Autographs, Manuscripts, and Historical Documents, Native American Indian Jewelry Tempe, Arizona April 2012.
  • International Society of Appraisers Personal Property USPAP 2012/2013 re-certification Tempe, Arizona April 2012.
  • International Society of Appraisers Fine Art course and exam Chicago, Illinois October 2010.
  • American Society of Appraisers USPAP 2009/2010 certification course Portland, Oregon 2009.
  • International Society of Appraisers Core Course in Appraisal Studies: Appraisal Theory, Principles, Methodology, and Report Writing Standards (formerly ISA courses 101, 102, and 103) Hoffman Estates, Illinois July 2009.
  • Continuing daily education through running the American Antique Mall: an antique, collectibles & estate retail/wholesale co-op business.
  • Continuing education: regularly participates in antique shows, attends estate sales, and regularly tracks internet auction results.
  • Participant in many "Antiques Road show" type events and extensive experience giving verbal approximations of value.
  • 2010 (January 13) front cover story on professional appraisers in the Antique Trader Weekly.
  • Antique and collectible topics featured in the Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Weekly, Today's Vintage, Arizona's Antique Register, the Antique Press and multiple other local and regional periodicals.
  • Featured in numerous local news programs highlighting antiques and collectible topics.
  • 1997 appraised the antiques and residential contents of the largest mansion in Bisbee, Arizona.
  • 1997 (July) featured expert on the nationally syndicated Personal FX Personal Collecting Show.
  • 1992 (May) Co-host of KTUC radio show "World of Collectibles and Antiques".
  • 1993 (May) Guest speaker of KTUC radio show "World of Collectibles and Antiques."
  • 1993 co-opened the American Antique Mall.
  • 1990 co-opened a sole-proprietor antique shop in Tucson, Arizona.
  • National honor society memberships: Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Theta Kappa, Pi Lambda Theta.
  • 1987 graduate of the University of Arizona with a Master of Science degree.
  • 1986 graduate of the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science degree.
  • Full-time employment in antique valuations and sales in Tucson, Arizona for over 20 years.
  • Co-founder of American Heirloom Appraisers L.L.C., appraisers of residential contents for estate, insurance, divorce, donation, and other personal property requirements.

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