A number of online resources for appraising M.I. Hummel figurines can be found online. Price guides. books, and online antique appraisers are good options for estimating the figurines' values.
China experts and antique appraisers can be located for in-person appraisals.
There is also a number of value charts and price guides online which can help collectors to determine whether their items are authentic and what they're worth. Some good guides can be located at www.antique-hq.com and www.greystonepriceguide.com. A number of antique appraisers also conduct business online, such as TV personality Dr. Lori, who can conduct a full appraisal via email.