Taxidermy Appraiser LLC

International Trophy Room Appraisals

Specializing in Valuing Hunting Taxidermy Trophies & Zoological Collections 
Certified Appraisals & Consulting • Courtroom, Mediation &  Deposition Experience • Expert Witness

J. Rod Smith, Certified Appraiser

Certified appraisals
J. Rod Smith provides appraisal services in the field of Natural History, Taxidermy and Zoological Artifacts. His professional designation is in the field of Personal Property/Taxidermy.
About Us
As a Hunting Trophy Appraisal firm we realize that a hunting trophy collection can be a substantial asset to the owner.
Methods of appraisal
Taxidermy Appraiser LLC offers Fair Market Value and Replacement Value Appraisals.
More often than not we have found that the hunting collection is one of the largest asset and investments that an individual, business or organization owns.
Types of appraisals
We offer valuation and appraisal services covering a wide range of categories.
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We place a value on your trophies using many different criteria.
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Welcome to the website

As a Hunting Trophy Appraisal firm we realize that a hunting trophy collection can be a substantial asset to the owner. The acquisition and maintenance of even a small trophy room can be financially staggering.

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J. Rod Smith, CAGA

Founder/Certified Appraiser
Taxidermy Appraiser  LLC

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Chengdu, China


What Our Clients
Say About Us?

Rod Smith, Appraiser with International Trophy Room Appraisals, was very helpful, informative, and efficient at providing me with an accurate appraisal which was instrumental in receiving a settlement for my Big Horn Sheep Taxidermy Mount which unfortunately was lost in a home fire. I con recommend his appraisal services.

Nathaniel R.

Our Blog

Risk of Selling Taxidermy at Auction

March 24, 2021

Time and time again we see extremely rare Taxidermy Mounts being sold at low prices.  This Full Body Taxidermy Mount of a Markhor on Foliated Plinth; 81″h x 52″w x 25″d; which appears to be in excellent condition sold for $650.  The Auction House set the Estimate from $10,000 – $15,000 which obviously did not […]


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