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David C. Eldridge, ASA



Contact Information:
3301 Bonita Beach Road Suite 213
Bonita Springs, FL 34134
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1 (239) 963-1090

Appraiser Profile:

Appraiser's Qualifications:

David Carlton Eldridge, ASA, MRICS

Eldridge Appraisals Inc. 

The Beachway Building     

3301 Bonita Beach Road Suite 213

Bonita Springs. FL. 34134

phone (239) 598-2225 email


Certified in American, English and European furniture, glassware, porcelain and paintings, prints, silver, sculpture, works on paper and other decorative arts of the 18th to 21th century.  Residential contents and general personal property of the 19th to the 21st century.



Post Graduate Studies               USPAP and ASA recertification seminars and classes.

Masters of Fine Arts                  1973-74  Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL.,

                                 1972-73  University of Denver, Denver, CO.

Bachelor of Fine Arts                   1969-71  Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL.,

                                                  1967-69  Springfield College in Illinois, Springfield, IL.


Current & Previous Positions:

1982-      Eldridge Appraisals Inc. (Eldridge Appraisal Services, L.L.C), Naples/ Bonita Springs, FL. Appraiser.

1980-82  Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, GA., Executive Director.

1974-80  Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, TN., Curator.

1974-74  Nature Science Park, Winston-Salem, NC., Curator.

1973-74  Southern Illinois University Museum, Carbondale, IL. Graduate Assistant.

1972-73  University of Denver, Denver, CO., Graduate Assistant.

1971-71  Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL., Preparator.


Biographical References:

Who's Who in the World.

Who's Who in America.

Who's Who in the South and Southwest.



American Society of Appraisers-Senior Member certified since 1985.

American Society of Appraisers-Southwest Florida Chapter President 1988, 1990, 1995,

2000, 2002 & 2004.

American Society of Appraisers-Personal Property Committee Member.

Appraisers Association of America-Member since 1983.

Member Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) since 2009.



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