Leila Dunbar LLC prepares written appraisals for sports, entertainment, wine, and pop culture (toys, advertising, automotive, movie posters, comics, etc.) memorabilia for insurance coverage, estate tax determination,and non-cash charitable donation tax deductions. Since 2008, LD LLC has appraised hundreds of millions of dollars of pop culture related memorabilia. LD LLC is an IRS qualified appraiser and prepares appraisals following the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice established by the Appraisal Foundation in 1989. Founder Leila Dunbar also provides auctioneering, public speaking, expert witness, media commentary and brokerage services. Please email Leila at leila@leiladunbar.com with inquiries regarding appraisal work or estimate requests. Wishing you a Happy 2019!

  • Sports Memorabilia Appraisals

    Baseball – LeRoy Neiman Painting of Roberto Clemente

  • Entertainment Memorabilia Appraisals

    Sound of Music Movie Costumes

  • Wine Appraisals

    Chateau Margaux Bordeaux

  • Sports Memorabilia Appraisals

    Sonja Henie Ice Skating Collection, Minneapolis Roadshow 2011

  • Sports Memorabilia Appraisals

    Kareem Abdul Jabbar Basketball Jerseys

  • Benefit Auctioneer

    Women's Sports Foundation Benefit Auction

  • Movie Memorabilia & Poster Appraisals

    Casa Blanca Movie Poster

  • Sports Memorabilia Appraisals

    Jeff Ellis Antiques Golf Club Collection

  • Auctioneer

    Sotheby's Head of Collectibles & Auctioneer 1999-2008

  • Animation Art Appraisals

    1937 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Animation Cel

  • Sports Memorabilia Appraisals

    Curly Culp NFL Game Football

  • Advertising, Automotive & Motorcycle Memorabilia Appraisals

  • Toy & Train Appraisals

    Lionel Post-War Trains

  • Sports Memorabilia Appraisals

    Joe Frazier Fight Worn Boxing Robe Collection

  • Sports Memorabilia Appraisals

    Bobby Orr 1970 Stanley Cup Winning Goal Sign & Inscribed Photo

  • Music Memorabilia Appraisals

    Rock N' Roll Contracts, 2013 Jacksonville Roadshow

LD LLC has appraised items for the United State Golf Museum, New York Yankees Museum, National Baseball Pro Football Halls of Fame, as well as the collections of Bobby Orr, Kareem-Abdul Jabbar, Floyd Mayweather and the Pittsburgh Pirates.

LD LLC has appraised items for the Motown Museum, Warner Bros. Archive, Academy of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences, Francis Ford Coppola Archive, Rock And Roll and Country Music Halls of Fame, Keith Richards, Ron Howard, Ted Turner and Stephen Spielberg.

LD LLC has appraised items for Forbes (toys), Sotheby’s (movie posters and animation), McLarens Young, Ben Novack Estate (Batman), Kraft (trains), Charles Rand Penney Estate (World’s Fair), Smithsonian (advertising), the Joe Kubert Estate (comic art) and the US Government (wine and spirits).

Since its inception in 1996, Lee has participated as an appraiser on the PBS television series The Antiques Roadshow, focusing on sports memorabilia, toys and collectibles, appearing in more than 65 televised segments and providing more than 4,000 verbal appraisals.

In nine years at Sotheby’s as Director Of Collectibles, Lee’s department sold more than $75 million of memorabilia via live and online auctions of pop culture memorabilia, largely in the areas of sports memorabilia, entertainment and music memorabilia, toys, animation art, pop culture photos, comic books and art, vehicles and movie posters.