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Antique, Fine Art, Sporting Trophy and Memorabilia Valuations

Over the past year David Tilleke and his Associates have become increasingly involved with Golf Clubhouse Trophy and Memorabilia Valuations and have worked for many of the top Golf Clubs throughout the United Kingdom. Michael Clifford continues his work as Projects Manager and David Neech, retired Sothebys Golfing Consultant, has also joined us to oversee the Golf Memorabilia side of the Business.

David Tilleke is a Fellow of the Auctioneers and Appraisers in Scotland and has a wide range of associates throughout the UK auction world. This enables him to report accurately on high value specialist items and artefacts.

This company therefore advises and reports on all categories of antiques, sporting collectables and fine art, as well as more modern household items and general chattels. He works closely with clients, insurers and solicitors to ensure a speedy, efficient and discreet service.

Golf Clubs. Clubhouse Property

The importance of updated valuable Sports Trophy Insurance valuation

In view of the fact that over the past year there has been a spate of burglaries in the home countries where Golf Clubs' silverware has been increasingly targeted "under and inappropriate" insurance is becoming a matter of some concern.

In my opinion, the following questions have to be addressed:

  • Is your present valuation over 8 years old?
  • Are your Trophies, antiques and Golfing memorabilia, etc properly scheduled for audit and post claim investigatory purposes?
  • Do you have "Blanket" cover or are all silver/gold trophies individually detailed and photographed?
  • Has your security been reviewed?
  • Are you aware of the 3-4 minute rule?

The least I can do is make an assessment based on the answers to the above questions. This can be done free of charge over the telephone.

My fees are not "value" based but on the time spent at your club and production of a comprehensive and detailed valuation schedule and photographic gallery. A first anniversary follow up is also included, and assistance, should it be required, in the case of a claim.

An introductory chat is free and may be carried out over the Internet or telephone or visit if required.

I am happy to provide references from several top golf club Secretaries should you so desire.

About David Tilleke

David Tilleke is a retired army staff officer who left the army to train as an auctioneer and appraiser in the mid 1980s. Following 20 years of collecting antique books and pictures his administrative skills quickly helped him to become general manager of Phillips Fine Art and Antique Auctions in Bond Street London. He eventually set up his own company. At the same time, as a freelance auctioneer and appraiser he has over 25 years of “rostrum” experience.

Antiques Valuations Golf Clubs. Clubhouse Property

For further information, don't hesitate to get in touch by calling or emailing:
0044 (0) 7801 682268
0044 (0)1442 397094


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