Archive for the ‘Auction’ Category

National Book Lovers Day – Aug. 9

August 9, 2019 at 1:06 pm

HAPPY NATIONAL BOOK LOVERS DAY!So here’s one “for the books”… This past may, #ForumAuctions in the UK offered a – Rowling (J.K.) Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, first edition,... (more)

Star Wars Day – May 4th

May 2, 2019 at 2:12 pm

Star wars collectibles would seem to be a hot commodity. However, in researching over 1,100 lots that have come to auction this year, better than 50% FAILED TO... (more)

Lincoln Wore Glasses

June 6, 2017 at 1:29 pm

Opera glasses were once as common as – – – well, as common as operas, and just as elaborate! The first opera glasses were actually little telescopes. There... (more)

Too Much Stuff? Here are some valuable tips for SELLING YOUR TREASURES!

May 23, 2017 at 12:13 pm

There are many possibilities for selling anything-but especially specialized items. Here are some options:   Sell it yourself. Place ads in the local classifieds/little notices in the supermarkets/etc.... (more)

New Personal Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria

April 7, 2017 at 6:14 pm

The Appraisal Foundations’ (TAF), Appraisal Qualification Board (AQB) has established  new Personal Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria to be effective January 01, 2018. The Criteria establishes minimum requirements for... (more)

Do You Legally Own the Artwork You Possess?

August 13, 2012 at 2:00 pm

 ~ Legal Title ~ (as it pertains to works of art) The age old adage “possession is 9/10 of the law” does not always apply when dealing with... (more)

New Rule on Cargo Is Shaking Art World

February 23, 2010 at 11:25 am

Let me first post the credits… New York Times, Randy Kennedy, Feb. 12th 2010 http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/13/arts/design/13transport.html?sudsredirect=true Here’s the edited version: …the stuff of real nightmares: the possibility that airline employees... (more)