10 Mar 2012, by

Art Theft News Clip

Robert Wittman of Podcast # 102 video

Robert Wittman- Founder of the FBI Art Crime Team-The Today Show

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51st Original Miami Beach Antique Show, Antique Auction Forum

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24 Oct 2011, by

Maine Antique Digest

Maine Antique Digest, Pennington Interview

Click here to listen to podcast, 93. Maine Antiques Digest

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29 Apr 2011, by

Joe Maddalena

Joe Maddalena Profiles in History Interview

Click here to listen to podcast 81. with joe maddalena of Profiles in history

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podcast 69. ruth rhoten interview: click here.

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11 Feb 2011, by

Dice Tsutsumi

Dice Tsutsumi Interview 01 of 07

click here to listen to podcast 68 with Dice Tsutsumi

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Full Audio Interviews Below

Interview eBay's Griff, Seller Feedback & What's New

Part I Click Here

Part II Click Here

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Martin Willis & Phyllis Kao go over a few interesting pieces of Americana & antique collectibles. Pieces include an emerald glass decanter, a pair of 18th century shoes, a folk art portrait, school girl sampler (sold for over $20k) and a fine carved Dutch silver mounted ivory tankard.

Discussing Collectibles on The Antique & Auction Forum

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Every time I have seen anything to do with Picasso painting, he is shirtless. I guess it worked for him.. look at the speed he moves in.

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This a great video. The gentleman gets choked up because he had no idea of the value and the importance of “This American Treasure”. His family in the past that obtained this piece was very poor.

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See our Podcast Episode #57.

Astronaut Painter Alan Bean

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Antique Bottles at Auction, Episode #45.

Martin  interviews Jeff Wichmann of American Bottle Auctions.

American Bottle Auctions, Antique Bottles.

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Martin & Phyllis from the Antique Auction Podcast took a few video clips while attending a Russo & Steele Vintage and collector car auction.

Check out the interview, Episode 43.

Pebble Beach Car Auctions 2010 Concours d'Elegance

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Martin created this film clip of Richard Oliver’s Andrew H. Green Auction in Worcester, MA in September 2010. The six session auction of 2500 lots was only a portion of the magnificent estate. Stored and never opened since and unheard of 1905, many treasures were found and offered. Martin Willis interviews the descendants John Green and his sister Lisa Buchanan. There were all sorts of Andrew Green memorabilia including his top hat and clothing, pictures, articles and more. There were presidential letters including Thomas Jefferson, Tiffany silver, period American Antiques, Civil War items, vintage clothing, antiques and collectibles of every category. The auction grossed three quarters of a million dollars. Not bad for a single owner auction and a fraction of the original estate. The auction was held at the DCU Center (Worcester Centrum) and Richard Oliver spared no expense to make it a wonderfully organized sale with a lot of publicity.

Andrew H. Green Auction Worcester Massachusetts

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Martin Willis, Antique Auction Podcast visits the Alameda Point Antiques & Collectibles Faire with special co-host Reyne Haines and Allen Michaan. Please listen to our audio podcast, Episode #40 on our website.     

The Alameda Point Antiques & Collectibles Faire

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30 Jul 2010, by

Breweriana Collection

Rusty Hammer’s Breweriana Collection in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Antique Auction Podcast looks at Breweriana Collection

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Martin shoots a clip in the artist’s studio, New Castle New Hampshire.

Christopher James Ward Maritime Artist with Martin Willis

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Martin visits Brimfield and interviews a few dealers and attendees. Listen to podcast here.

Brimfield Antiques Show, July 2010, J&J Promotions

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Martin Willis Auctioneer New Hampshire Cross Roads feature on an auction at the homestead of Josiah Bartlett, the second signer of The Declaration of Independence, the founder of The New Hampshire Medical Society and New Hampshire’s first Governor. The Auction was held in Kingston, New Hampshire on June 24, 1989. There were several thousand attendees from all over the world including dozens of descendants of Bartlett. Many auction records in one day.

The Josiah Bartlett Declaration Signer Auction, Martin Willis Auctioneer, June 1989

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The Guennol Lioness is a 5,000-year-old Mesopotamian statue found near Baghdad, Iraq. It sold for $57.2 million at Sotheby’s auction house on December 5, 2007 to a private collector.

The Guennol Lioness – Sotheby's Auctions

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May 18th, 2008 Fairfield Auction established a world record for a Native American object with a final sales price of $2.185 million for this very early and rare helmet. The Tlingit people reside along the Northwest Coast of North America and their art is considered among the finest of all tribal cultures. This particular helmet probably dates to the 18th century and is possibly the best example extant.

Gallery owner Jack DeStories discovered the helmet during a regular appraisal event. The owner, who brought the carved spruce helmet “just to find out what it was” had it on a shelf for some thirty years, never knowing its importance, was understandably astonished at the results. The sale was reported by several television stations and over sixty newspapers world-wide and placed Fairfield Auction along with Sotheby’s, Christies and Bonhams as the only auction houses in North America to surpass $2 million on a single antique object.

www. million Tlingit Helmet Sold for World Record Price at Fairfield Auction

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A recently discovered Faberge egg has been sold to a mysterious Russian collector at Christie’s Auction house in London for a whopping $US 18.5 million — a world record. It’s thought the egg is one of only three in the world with a clock and mechanically operated cockerel.

Faberge Egg fetches record $US18.5 MLN

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