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POWELLS is an established firm of expert service providers for valuations,estate administration, auctions, and disposals of assets, fixed property and movables. We offer a complete turn-key solution including estate valuations, worldwide asset relocations and disposals. Established 30 years ago by Philip Powell, the company is now highly regarded as a preferred service provider to several international insurance companies, government departments, financial institutions, and corporate & private clients.


Estate Duty Valuations

We work with all leading administrators and executors of Estates. We specialize in establishing the values of all assets for estate duty purposes for fixed property and movable assets of all descriptions including Jewellery, Collectibles and Fine Art.


General Valuations

We further specialize in all other aspects of asset valuations of: Fixed Property, Capital Equipment, Valuables and Collectibles.

As appointed Appraisers to the High Court of South Africa and approved service providers to the insurance industry, legal profession, liquidators & insolvency practitioners, Powells provide a turn-key service tailored to any valuation requirement. Special Purpose Valuations form part of our core competence, from Arts & Antiques to Plant & Machinery as well as fixed property of any nature, whether commercial, industrial, residential or agricultural.

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Philip is a respected member and vice chairperson of the South African Institute of Auctioneers (SAIA).  He is also a Commissioner of Oaths and member of the Royal Institute of Chartered of Surveyors (RICS). As a specialist auctioneer all kind of assets whether fixed property or movable assets, Philip also continues to provide his services as a fund raising auctioneer for various charities in the local community.

Comprehensive Services

Get in touch with Powells as your turn-key solution for:

  • Asset Valuations (all kinds, fixed & movable)
  • Disposals
  • Upliftment, Storage, Shipping and Transport 


Philip is passionate about the importance of social upliftment. As a popular fundraising and charity auctioneer for over 45 years, he has developed a unique brand of raising necessary funds and making a difference in a captive and engaging manner to contribute to worthy causes.

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+27 82 551 5654

+27 72 221 8481


Unit SP8 A-C
Somerset Square, 55 Somerset Rd, Green Point, Cape Town, 8005

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