Ms. Leila Dunbar, ISA AM, AAA Certified

Leila Dunbar Appraisals and Consulting LLC

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Advertising; Animation Art; Collectibles: Banks (mechanical, still); Collectibles: Ephemera (including postcards); Collectibles: Toys, Games, Model Trains; Entertainment Memorabilia - General; Entertainment Memorabilia - Hollywood; Entertainment Memorabilia - Rock N Roll; Film Posters; General Collectibles; Sports Memorabilia; Wine

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LD LLC provides written appraisal reports specializing in pop culture memorabilia, with more than $2.6 billion appraised. Projects include work for the Smithsonian, Library Of Congress, Motown Museum, Grammy Museum, Country Music And Rock And Roll Halls of Fame, USGA Golf Museum, World Golf Hall Of Fame, New York Public Library, Boston Sports Museum, New York Yankees, St. Louis Cardinals, Baseball, Basketball, Tennis, Hockey And Pro Football Halls of Fame, Lloyds of London, Sotheby's, Bonhams Skinner, Freeman's, etc. estates of Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle, Henry Aaron, Prince, Paul Newman, Shirley Temple Black, Arnold Palmer, Muhammad Ali, Count Basie, Johnny Cash, Tammy Wynette, Pat Summit, Gregg Allman, Wally Yonamine, KC Jones, etc.; collections of Bobby Orr, Richard Petty, Larry Bird, Peyton Manning, Pat Bradley, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Jack Nicklaus, Floyd Mayweather, Jr., Ron Howard, Keith Richards, Jack Nicholson, Glenn Close, Stephen Spielberg, George Lucas, Frances Ford Coppola, animation art from the Walt Disney Company archive, etc. See a more detailed list on the website.                                                                                        From 1999-2008 as SVP of Sotheby's Collectibles, Lee sold $75 million in pop culture memorabilia, including collections from Katharine Hepburn, Johnny Cash, Cher, Ali and Wilt Chamberlain. Lee has contributed expertise to hundreds of media outlets, including the TODAY show, NY Times, Sports Illustrated, USA Today, Good Morning America, etc. For 29 years, Lee has been a sports, collectibles and toy appraiser on the PBS series “Antiques Roadshow”. Since 2013 she has served on the Board Of Trustees for the Appraisal Foundation, including Chair in 2020. Follow Lee on Instagram, Face Book and Twitter.