Former 20 year member:

Former 27 year member:


I would like to introduce myself and my service to you. My name is Dennis Mitosinka. I am an appraiser of antique, classic, exotic, book and non-book automobiles.

I have appraised, bought, sold, auctioned, restored and otherwise handled thousands of rare and costly automobiles. I deal in a singularly precious commodity establishing the actual cash value of the vehicle in question. What can this mean to you and your client?

… Assuring that the vehicle is values commensurate with its true replace or actual cash value.
… Assuring that a claim truly represents the actual value.

My services provide you and your client a complete, descriptive appraisal with photographs or complete videotaping of autos if desired as to its actual physical condition of body, paint, trim, trunk area, chassis, glass, interior, wheels, tires, electrical, and mechanical condition, as well as accessories and identification and mileage verification.

This service provides you company as well as you clients the actual value of the auto at the time and condition in question.

I perform appraisals for such reasons as marriage or business dissolution, value disputes, loan valuation, insurance coverage, donation purposes, or titling.

I am acknowledged within the legal loan and insurance industry and among the professional associations as well as the Federal Government for my knowledge and expertise I am:

… An appraiser whose appraisals are accepted by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), FSLIC and Resolution Trust.
… An appraiser whose appraisals are accepted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
… An appraiser whose appraisals are accepted by the Internal Revenue Services and the U.S Department of Justice.
… An appraiser whose appraisals are accepted by State Farm Insurance, Farmers, Hagerty, Allstate, AAA, Chubb, J.C. Taylor, CAN, Independent Insurance Agents, Safeco, Transamerica and other major companies.
… An appraiser accepted by the Wells-Fargo Bank, First Interstate Bank, Chase Bank, Security Pacific and several other banks as well as Savings and Loans institution, Essex Credit Corporation and Credit Unions.
… Former 27 year member as the only collector car appraiser certified by the Antique Appraisal Association of America.
… The only Southern California appraiser listed by the Technical Advisors Service for Attorneys (TASA), the Pennsylvania-based agency serving America’s legal profession.
… Former 20 year member as one of the only antique car experts in Southern California accredited by the International Society of Appraisers.
… I am qualified to testify in Federal and State Court as an expert auto appraiser.
… I am experienced in arbitration as an Umpire and Appraiser of Record.

I am happy to go anywhere in The United States to perform appraisal inspection and attempt to put your clients in a priority position so there is no delay in processing a client’s loan application, value, or value dispute.

Automobiles can be appraised at my store by appointment, or as stated, I will go out to the appraisal site. I offer this service to you by appointment during normal business hours, evenings, and on weekends for the clients’ convenience.

I am qualified to appraise any automobile manufactured from the 1800’s to present day.
If I can be of any help to you, or you require further information on, please do not hesitate to contact me.


Dennis Mitosinka


Past or Present member of the following Car Clubs:

Austin-Healy Club
Avanti Club
Bentley Drivers Club, Ltd.
BMW Car Club
Bristol Owner Club
Cadillac Car Club of America
Classic Car Club of America
Club Delahaye
Daimler and Lanchester Owners Club
DKW Club of America
Hispano Suiza Society
Horseless Carriage Club of America (Life Member)
International Camero Club
Maserati Club
National Corvette Restorers Society
Pierce-Arrow Society Inc.
The Lagunda Club
The Studebaker Drivers Club
The Stutz Club
Rolls-Royce Owners Club — 1 of 890 20-Year Member

Educational Achievements:

Indiana University – Certificate of Completion – 1985/94
Personal Property Methodolgy and Reasoning
Introduction to Personal Property Appraisal
Personal Property Appraisers
Fiduciary Responsibilities

Southland Claims Service – Certificate of Completion
California Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Regulations—1993/94/95/96
California Fair Claims Practice – 1997-2007

Member National Automobile Dealer Association (NADA) Advisory Board for classic, collectible and special interest cars

Rolls-Royce Owner Club Concours d’Elegance Judges Training – 2004

Rolls-Royce National Meet Judge 2004

Palm Springs Concours d’Elegance Judge 2000-2004

Huntington Beach Concous d’Elegance Judge 2004-2007

Member of the Society of Automotive Historians Inc.

Auto Advisory Services – Certificate of Completion - through 2009
California Department of Motor Vehicles
Vehicle Code Section 11704.5© 2001

Market Analyst for the Official Guide for early Model Cars

Independent Appraisals for: