The Estate Dept Team

Kravit The Estate Department is a tapestry of memories and life experiences just like a diamond ring. You have to be an expert appraiser but you also have to be a friend. We treat every client with the utmost respect and attempt to connect with them both on a personal and a business level. We have been connecting with people for more than 100 years.

Kravit The Estate Department is the nation’s largest estate buyer, purchasing diamonds, precious metals, precious gemstones, vintage and complicated watches, rare coins, furniture, currency and paper money, decorative arts and even collectibles such as autographed baseballs and baseballs cards.

From a piece as small as a diamond to something as large as an exotic car, if it has value, we have interest. We pride ourselves and our reputation for being fair and honest. We offer a fair appraisal and a fair price and we treat people with dignity and respect. Our customers decision to sell their items can be emotional and parting with cherished possessions is difficult.

We have experts in every category – diamonds, vintage and complicated watches, clocks, gemstones, currency, paper money and decorative arts. That is one thing that distinguishes us from everybody else.

Richard Reeves of the Estate Dept

Richard Revesz

Senior Horological Consultant and Buyer

Richard is an expert in antique wristwatches, pocket watches and antique clocks. He specializes in complicated horology and has traveled the world searching for unique items from private collectors as well as having his own personal collection. Richard has also lectured on the history of horology and “timeless” investments. He has also served as an expert in court cases, the most notorious being the largest jewelry fraud case in US History [United States vs. Jack Hasson] where Richard examined thousands of carats of fancy colored diamonds.

Richard’s previous experience includes being the Senior Jewelry, Horology and Objects d’Art Buyer for Windsor Estate Buyers in New York. At Christie’s in Geneva Switzerland he was a Junior Expert in Magnificent Jewelry Auctions and at Antiquorum Auctioneers in Geneva, Hong Kong, Paris and New York he was the Worldwide Director of the Jewelry Department and Horology.

To contact Richard, please email him at

Leon Chasanoff of the Estate Dept

Leon Chasanoff

Numismatic Expert/Buyer

Leon Chasanoff has been an expert involved in Numismatics for over 50 years. He specializes in all areas of US, Foreign and Rare coins. He has attended every major coin show in the United States and has worked for other organizations as their head grader.

To contact Leon, please email him at