Novotny's Antique & Personal Property Estate Sale Services

Free Estate Sale Consultation

William M. Novotny

Novotny’s Estate Sale Services

8840 Huntington Drive Ste. 1

San Gabriel, California 91775

findvalu@aol.com - (626)292-2224 -  NOVOTNYESTATESALES.COM


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Please enter the required information in the white blocks below. In the comments section please indicate the types of property you wish to liquidate and major items. Novotny will contact you for a free telephone estate sale consultation and possibly a free onsite consultation. You also have the option of requesting an oral appraisal for a standard fee. If it is a valuation you seek please go to the Novotny's Appraisals website

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Professional Profile
William Novotny

 
Education & Advanced Training

Bachelor of Arts: University of California at Riverside, 1971
Competed course work in Psychology for MA at California State University, 1977
and Gerontology for MA at University of Southern California, 1979
Fine Arts & Antiques Restoration & Conservation, 1996, one day           
ISA Specialty Course 201: Antiques & Residential Contents, 1997, six days
Fixtures & Equipment, 1999, one day
Antiques: Looking Beyond Value: How to Analyze Originality of Furniture, 2001, 1 day
Art Glass for the Generalist, 2003, 1 day.
19th Century American Country Furniture & Decorative Arts, 2004, 1 day
The ABC’s of East Asian Art for the Generalist Appraiser, 2006
Collectors Conference: 2001, 2005, 2006
Topics in Early American furniture and Southwest Native American Arts, 2010, 1 day


Related Experience

1979-1996: owned Novotny's Antiques, a 21,000 & 8,500 sq. ft. antique store
1987-present: verbal valuations as antique dealer
1990 to 1996: furniture restoration services
1993-present: personal property appraisals and estate sales
1993-2000: exhibited at antique shows and Los Angeles area antique malls          
1999-2000: owner/partner of Novotny's Antique Gallery in Pasadena


Areas of General Market Knowledge and Experience

Appreciating and depreciating residential contents, antiques, American and European furniture, fine art, general decorative art, ceramics, glass, metals, lighting, collectibles, rugs and soft goods, rare records, books and works on paper, American Indian, Asian and other ethnic arts.

Community Service and Appearances


KABC - TV's evening news Consumer Spot with Rick Romero, 1999
PAX-TV's "Treasures in your Home", 1999, 2000
Old Treasures Club 2001; Collectors Conference 2001
Questor's: 1997-2003
Museums: California Heritage Museum; Whittier, Arcadia and Pasadena Historical Museums
Cities: Whittier, San Luis Obispo 2003/4/5, Palmdale 2003/4/5, Arcadia; numerous civic groups
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