Knowing your item worth

Online Prevaluation

Online Prevaluation is a cheap, fast and reliable way to know the value of your items. It enables you, for example, to take the right decision on whether or not to put a cherished treasure up for sale.

While requesting a Prevaluation, you have not yet committed to selling with us. We will advise you on which sale channel is most appropriate for your items.

Reliable, fast and cheap

Take a few minutes to fill in our online form, upload pictures of your item and buy a 5€ Prevaluation credit: done!

One of our qualified experts will take care of your request, appraising both your pictures and your comments.
Within a fortnight, you will receive by email your valuation and Prevaluation certificate.

If your object is especially unique or rare, we will make sure it is seen by the appropriate French leading specialist, and you will receive your valuation and Prevaluation certificate within 3 weeks.

Selling your item with Expertissim

Final valuation

Once your Prevaluation has been received, if you decide to sell your item and if it qualifies for Expertissim catalogue, get in touch with your valuer advisor to organise its deposit in our Paris office.
You can hand it in yourself or reach out to our carrier.
Seeing the items for themselves, the experts will establish their final valuation, free of charge.

Professional photoshoot

The sale contract being signed, your item heads toward our photography studio. Our professional photographers will find the best lights and compositions to depict your item to potential buyers.
All pictures will be displayed in high resolution on our online catalogue.

Secure storage

Pictures being finalised, your item is added to the online catalogue. It is meanwhile stored in our private warehouse for maximum security.

Your item is online

8 weeks in Expertissim listing

Your item is first listed online at its high valuation price.
Its price decreases weekly over 8 weeks until reaching its low valuation, allowing it to adjust precisely to market demand.

Sales peformance

30% of our items are sold within the week following their appearance on Expertissim, at their high valuation price.

During those 8 weeks online, Expertissim website receives in average 4 times as many visitors as the Wembley London stadium can hold at its fullest capacity! ( >330 000 visits per month).
We have a 97% sales rate.

Retain control over your item

You can track your item, its decreases and its popularity among our customers, just as every of our website user.
Your item has been online for two months and has not find a buyer yet?
Going in My account > Prevaluations & Sales, you can lower your item price to speed up its sale, or withdraw your item.

Interesting fees & quick payment

Selling fees

Our selling fees are much cheaper than usual sales channels: 15% of selling price, VAT included.

Receiving your payment

You will receive your payment by check or bank transfer. If you wish to be paid by bank transfer, as soon as you have signed a sale mandate, please register your bank details in My account > Profile.

As a private individual, you will receive your payment the 20th of the month following the sale. You will receive at once all the payments for all items sold in the previous month.

As a professionnal, you will receive your payments potentially twice a month. On the 5th, you will receive one payment for all items sold between the 1st and 15th of the previous month. On the 20th, you will receive one payment for all items sold between the 16th and the end of the previous month.

You can see all items included in a payment in your account Payment summary.

Advice & inventories

Ask a specialist!

To sell or not to sell, inheritance, insurance... You can get in touch with our experts at any time to get specific advice for your property by calling +33 (0) 1 45 23 59 95


If you have more than 10 objects to evaluate following an inheritance, auction sale, or even in order to value your objects to insure them, our specialists are at your service to make an inventory and advise you towards the best selling channel.