Charles Kuhns

Work History

Work History

My duties were to locate, describe, photograph, sell and ship antiques, military, and toys.  Traveled all over Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York locating merchandise.  Also helped with local auction houses identifying items and with some of their phone bidding.  Helped catalog a few military and toy auctions providing descriptions and information.  Performed oral and written appraisals on coins (domestic and world), toys, tokens, paperweight medals, bb guns, militaria, knives, swords, boy scouts, non sports cards, sports cards, sports items, pez, lunchboxes, models, bb guns, vintage ammo boxes, pottery, settle estates, and primitives. Even helped with services with some reference book authors about items that came up for sale or sold them items that made it in their books.

Jun 2001 - Present

Owner/Appraiser

Ckktoys
Jan 2003 - Present

Appraiser/Consultant

Josh Levine Auction and Appraisals

Helped Josh with cataloging and identifying various areas of militaria and toys.  Also helped front a auction.  Been working with Josh since 2003 on various levels.  Mostly as a consultant and picker. 

Feb 1999 - Jun 2001

Hardware Tech

SCS Software Consulting Services

My duties were to set up and test hardware, troubleshoot hardware problems, interact with customers problems, lay cable, run a network, and to help with sending the computers to our customers. 

Education

Education
Feb 2007 - Present

Appraiser

Certified Appraisers Guild of America

Learned how to appraise personal property, handle oneself in court, also to write appraisals in the USPAP formats. 

Sep 2009 - Oct 2009

Certified

ABC Casino School

Learned how to deal in Texas Hold'em, Seven Card Stud, and Omaha High Low.  My mechanics are smooth with a very good pitch.  Passed with a 97%.

Aug 2007 - Dec 2007

Commerical Appraiser

Vintage Real Estate Academy

Finished all 180 hours needed to be a Pennsylvania commerical appraiser.  Learned how to write reports, used different equations to appraise commerical property, identify different style of homes and businesses, and how to break down comparables. 

Aug 1996 - May 1999

Computer Networking

Learned how to troubleshoot and set up computer networks. 

Skills

Skills

Poker Dealer

I know the games and the rules.  My mechanics are smooth and my command of the game is strong and fast. 

Spanish

Learn basic spanish in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico.  I still use it from time to time.  Mostly when I dont want people at the auctions to know what I am writing down on the sales catalogs. 

Computer Networking/ Troubleshooter

Able to find and fix computers problems on a client base level.  Printers and other attached network devices I can also troubleshoot them too. 

Buyer/Picker

I will do eveything in my power to help my client recieve the best item or price they deserve.  I have done this on numerous occasions.  I want my client to be happy with their purchase.  I try to pick out flaws or give them the best and clearest details so there is no mistakes. 

Appraiser

Items are brought to me to be appraised.  Most of the appraisals I have preformed are oral.  A few have been written.  I will thoroughly research and find every best comparable I can.  This helps give the best accurate appraisals that I will put my signature to. 

Summary

Looking to deal in Texas Hold'em, Seven Card Stud, and Omaha.  Willing to travel anywhere that has these games.  Willing to learn any other games that are required.

Interest

I try to be well rounded in everything.  I do just about anything.  Not afraid to try something new for the experience.  I enjoy bowling, skiing, target shooting, antiquing, driving, traveling, listening to music, learning about history, off roading, hiking, walking and lifting weights. 

Certifications

Certifications
Feb 2007 - Present

Certified Appraisers Guild of America

Missouri Auction School
May 1999 - Present

Associates Degree in Computer Networking

Lehigh Carbon Community College
Oct 2009 - Present

Poker Dealer

ABC Casino School