If you have an antique, or something you believe might be, there are many companies that offer antique valuations online. Most of these services are free, some you have to pay for and most are trusted, verifiable businesses.
It would be great if that broach or old clock were worth something. Or maybe there is a 200 year old weapon in your attic. Antiques come in all shapes and sizes and you never know until you know if they are worth hundreds or even thousands of dollars.
The best way to find this out is to shop around. Don’t just go with one appraisal. Get a few and compare them. Sometimes you might have to use an oversees service, the U.K. for example, for a more accurate appraisal if the item in question is from that part of the world.