Carlene Collins
678-673-0254
collinscarlene@gmail.com

 

Sally Wood
770-301-1640
sallywoodasa@yahoo.com

Our Credentials

Sally Wood, is a 1962 graduate of the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science Degree. She was an owner of The Jefferson House Antique and Gift Shop in Newnan, Georgia, from 1970-1986, and has twenty years experience as an appraiser of antiques, silver and household contents. Ms. Wood was an Accredited Senior Appraiser in the American Society of Appraisers (A.S.A.) for over 30 years, tested and accredited in Antiques and Decorative Arts as well as Residential Contents. In 1995, she attended the A.S.A's 30 hour course on Fine and Decorative Arts and successfully completed the exam.

Carlene Collins   is a 1962 graduate of the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science Degree. She was an owner of The Jefferson House Antique and Gift Shop in Newnan, Georgia from 1970-1986, and has twenty-nine years experience as an appraiser of antiques, silver and household contents. Ms. Wood is an Accredited Senior Appraiser in the American Society of Appraisers (A.S.A), tested and accredited in Antiques and Decorative Arts as well as Residential Contents. In 1995, she attended the A.S.A's 30-hour course on Antiques and Decorate Arts and successfully completed the exam.

Carlene Collins, with five years of previous experience, became a senior member of the American Society of Appraisers in 1991, and retired in 2016. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Georgia and in 1996 received a Master of Science degree with a major in Valuation from Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri. Her study included three summer sessions on campus with projects throughout each year ending with a culminating thesis which focused on Gustav Stickley and his Arts and Crafts furniture. In 1995/1996 she served as an Officer for the Atlanta Chapter of the American Society of Appraisers and for several years as the Georgia Deputy District Director for ASA's Region 1, and also served as Personal Property Membership Chairman for the Atlanta Chapter, and has served as a consultant in antiques for the Atlanta Home Improvement Magazine. She has been an avid reader and collector of antiques for over 42 years.

The American Society of Appraisers is the nation's major multi-disciplinary testing/certification organization for appraisers of all fields. Both partners have completed all the education courses offered by ASA in the field of Personal Property. These include Valuation Theory, Valuation Methodology Research and Analysis, Reporting Writing, and Appraisal Practice Standard.

The partners have conducted estate sales in the West Georgia and Atlanta area for the past twenty-nine years.

Representative clients include Internal Revenue Service, Bank of America (Trust Department), Trust Company of Georgia, Bank of Troup County, attorneys, insurance adjusters, Bankruptcy trustees, estate executors and private individuals. References are available upon request.