SPECIAL: Bring in your painting for a verbal approximation of value for only $35.00!  

  • There is no appointment necessary, but best days and hours are Wednesdays and Thursdays between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
  • Typically, we evaluate your painting while you wait, but as we run a retail store, there is a possibility of extra wait time if our retail customers are needing immediate attention.

Christine O. Schannep, Fine Art Appraiser


AMERICAN HEIRLOOM APPRAISERS L.L.C. Christy Schannep and her husband Dwight have valuated and sold thousands of items and millions of dollars in merchandise in the last 30 years. They are general estate specialists, and continue to expand their knowledge. They keep their knowledge current on values through running their multi-vendor antique mall, attending antique shows, estate sales, and following auctions results. They have successfully completed the ISA Core Course and the USPAP Course. Christy, has additionally, successfully completed the ISA Fine Arts Course.  You can learn more about Christy and Dwight Schannep at americanheirloomappraisers.com

EXPERIENCE: Co-owner of American Heirloom Appraisers, L.L.C. (AHA) Antique business owner and valuations of antiques and estates since 1990.


  • University of Arizona Master of Science degree. 
  • Successful completion of International Society of Appraisers Core Course.
  • Successful completion of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice Course. 
  • Successful completion of ISA Fine Art Course. 


  • Personal FX national televised antiques show July 1997.
  • Numerous appearances on local news programs. Local radio show featuring antiques on KTUC Radio. 
  • Front page feature article Antique Trader Weekly Jan. 13, 2010

Contact: Christine O. Schannep

(520) 326-3070 (Work)
(520) 419-8011 (Mobile)
3130 E. Grant Rd
Tucson, AZ 85716 , USA

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