Luper Auction Galleries, Inc.

Tom has been in the auction business exclusively for over 25 years and a real estate Broker for over 34 years. He was raised by a father in Real Estate, Building and Development and a mother that was an established Antique Dealer who also handled estate auctions. He has traveled in over seven countries appraising and working with national and international experts, agencies and governments. Tom's expertise is over vast areas of Fine and Decorative Arts, Period Antiques, Business & Construction Equipment and Real Estate. Tom opened "Shields Auction Galleries, Inc" in Richmond, Virginia in August 1982 later buying out his partner and changing the name to "Luper Auction Galleries, Inc." Luper Auction Galleries, Inc. remains a leader in the auction field in technology and top producing auctions. Luper has broken four "Worlds Auction Records" for prices realized for paintings. Auction License: North Carolina and Virginia Real Estate Broker License: North Carolina and Virginia Court Expert Appraiser: Federal and State Courts in North Carolina, Virginia and District of Columbia