Glass, Pottery & Porcelain, Silver
Kathleen Bailey owns Antique Appraisal and Estate Sale Service, (established in Seattle, WA in 1975) and a retail antiques store, She also sells antiques at fine antiques shows on the West Coast and conducts estate sales in the greater Seattle area as well as the entire Northwest.
Bailey appraises professionally for the public, executors, personal representatives, attorneys, estates, IRS, donations and insurance needs. The variety of items priced and sold over a 35 year career would number in the hundreds of thousands from 18th and 19th century antiques to fine items of the early 20th century. In the start-up years, Bailey served on the Board of Councilors and as Ethics Chairperson for the original International Society of Appraisers (ISA). She is currently a certified appraiser in ISA, (Chicago) and certified in Appraisers Association of America (New York).
Bailey has participated as an appraiser on ANTIQUES ROADSHOW since 1997. Her specialty on the show is glass. Bailey has also appeared on KOMO-TV and KIRO-TV in the Seattle area. She holds memberships in many organizations with emphasis on antiques. Her specialty in business covers 18-19-20thC Antiques, Art, Porcelain, Glass, Furniture, China, Silver and much more.
Aside from her extensive background in antiques and personal property, she was an officer and co-owner of Sound Steel Service, Inc. from 1969 to 2000. Sound Steel Service, Inc. completed the suspension of aircraft in the Museum of Flight's Great Gallery at Boeing Field as well as many other Seattle landmarks.