Hess Fine Art

Fine Art, Auction, Watch and Antique Experts Since 1984.
1131 4th Street North
St. Petersburg, FL 33701 (map)
(727) 896-0622 | 1-800-922-4377
Mon - Fri:10am - 6pm EST
Sat:10am - 3pm EST
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Frequently Asked Questions

If you have a question that is not answered here, please contact us and we will be happy to assist you.


The owner of Hess Fine Art, Mr. Jeffrey Hess, is a nationally recognized leading expert in Rolex watches. Some items, such as Rolex watches, are heavily counterfeited. Hess Fine Art buys only genuine brand name luxury watches. We are highly experienced in spotting fakes, not just Rolexes, but all luxury brands. Bring in your watch and we'll evaluate it.

We have several experienced Graduate Gemologists on staff who can determine the authenticity of your jewelry. We can tell you how much gold, silver, or platinum, or other metals are it contains as well as determine the grade of the diamond or gemstone.

Yes. When buying rare and valuable items, trust is a serious issue. It isn't just what you buy, it is who you are buying from. Since the dawn of online sales, we have built up a loyal clientele of worldwide buyers.

A third party sells your items on your behalf.  Hess Fine Art will get the highest price from a worldwide audience of collectors. A legal contract is signed by both parties. We work together to set the terms of the agreement.

Selling is the fastest way to get money. You walk in with your item, you walk out a few minutes later with cash. With a consignment, you get paid after a buyer has purchased your item. This can take days or weeks, depending on various factors such as the terms of the consignment agreement and the specifics of the item. Get in touch with us and we'll explore which option is best for you.

Yes, we do appraisals with an offer to buy. No, we don't do appraisals for insurance purposes.

Street parking is available in the front. There is a parking lot in back. From 4th Street North, turn onto 12th Avenue North (next to the Tropical Smoothie) and the parking lot is immediately on the right.