About Classic Edge
Mrs. Taylor holds a Bachelor’s degree in Arts Management from Lebanon Valley College where she studied art history and business management. She is a graduate of the Harrisburg Area Community College Auctioneer’s Program and has been a licensed Pennsylvania auctioneer since 2001. She also worked as a personal property appraiser and auctioneer for several local auction companies where she gained experience selling antiques, collectibles, fine art, vehicles, commercial assets, real estate and restaurant equipment.
Mrs. Taylor began working as a personal property appraiser in 2001 and successfully completed the personal property certification program with the Certified Appraisers Guild of America (C.A.G.A.). She has taken classes in Appraisal Studies at New York University and completed the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices (USPAP) course in conjunction with the Appraisers Association of America. While working with Cordier Antiques & Fine Art from 2001-2003, Mrs. Taylor was able to gain valuable experience appraising home furnishings, antiques, art and collectibles for insurance purposes, estate taxes and divorce settlements.
Erica Taylor has owned and operated Classic Edge Auctions & Appraisal Services in Hershey, PA since 2003. Mrs. Taylor oversees the daily operations of the business and conducts real estate and personal property auctions, benefit auctions and appraisals. The company specializes in benefit auctions and fundraising, as well as stamp and coin, antique, and cataloged specialty collection auctions. Mrs. Taylor completes appraisal work for banks, insurance companies and attorneys.
In 2008, Mrs. Taylor joined Kerry Pae Auctioneers as an auctioneer and personal property appraiser. Kerry Pae Auctioneers specializes in business liquidations, bankruptcies and commercial liquidations. Her appraisal work has included business and industrial appraisals for attorneys, banks, insurance companies, US Middle District Bankruptcy Court, Pennsylvania State Treasury Bureau of Unclaimed Property, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Attorney General Office and individuals. She has completed appraisals for specialty manufacturers, fabrication shops, restaurants, automotive dealers and repair shops and professional offices.
In previous years, she has been an active member of the American Business Women’s Association, Harrisburg Young Professionals, National Auctioneer’s Association and Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association. Mrs. Taylor is a current member of American Mensa.
Mrs. Taylor currently conducts auctions in cooperation with Lane Ryan Auctions located in Hershey, PA.