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Appraisal & Connoisseur Associates

Phone: (505) 265-2842 Fax: (505) 266-2287 3224 Monterey Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106 View Additional Web Addresses

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Fine Art, Personal Property, and Native American Art & Jewelry Appraisal Services. Art Dealer & Broker.

BBB Accreditation

This business is not BBB accredited.

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Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that affect the rating for Appraisal & Connoisseur Associates include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Appraisal & Connoisseur Associates
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: May 23, 1994 Business started: 01/01/1989 in NM Business started locally: 01/01/1972
Type of Entity

Sole Proprietorship

Business Management
Mr. Kent W McDonald, Director Ms. Mary McDonald, Owner
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Kent W McDonald, Director
Business Category


Products & Services

Appraisal & Connoisseur Associates sells the following brand(s): I am a member of the Contemporary Art Society of New Mexico., I am also a candidate of the American Society of Appraisers, I am an accredited appraiser of the International Society of Appraisers.

Appraisal & Connoisseur Associates offers the following product(s): Arts & Crafts broker, dealer and consultant., Fine art, Native American Arts & Crafts and Personal Property Appraisal services.

Method(s) of Payment
Cash, check, or credit card
Refund and Exchange Policy

My written appraisals are custom fitted for the personal needs of the client.  If the client is not satisfied, appraisal will be amended or altered in any way desired.

For my artwork sold on ArtReach, I offer a 30 exchange for a similarly priced item.

Alternate Business Names
ArtReach Kent McDonald Gallery

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.