As a longtime auctioneer/appraiser, I use Worthpoint for the “hard to find” items as they have over 264 million sales results in their database. If you would like to enter to win a free one year subscription, ($199 value) you would need to create a free account on Gemr (a new collector’s online showcase) and this link will automatically enter you in the contest, which ends Sunday May 17th, best of luck! : http://gemr.it/1R7iNUB
I recently had the pleasure of vetting The Original Miami Beach Antique Show, and saw an amazing bronze by Emile Louis Picault (France, b. 1833-1913). There was a constant buzz at the show about this masterpiece in bronze. It sold for over $300,000 when the show first began and there was a man waiting in line to pay $75,000 more than asking. I was asked by Worthpoint to write and article about this amazing piece, so please click here to read my story and get the inside scoop from my interview with Robin Greenwald at Greenwald’s Antiques. (photo by Greg Watkins)
Listen in to a roundtable informative chat with worthpoint.com CEO Will Seippel, Maggie Turnipseed, Audra Blevins, Mike Wilcox, Jason Robins joined by host Martin Willis. They chat about the success of sponsoring The Original Miami Beach Antique Show, the launch of marksandlibrary.com a data source for over 40k marks of all kinds of marks of your antiques and collectibles. Jason Robins speaks about the remaking of goantiques.com which will launch in March, 2012.
I guess you could say that our family got in the antiques auction business because of drunkenness. Most people would be embarrassed to admit something like that, but not I.
Long before my father ever stood behind the podium with gavel in hand, he was relentlessly dragging me …….
They talk about Worthpoint’s trilogy of websites including GoAntiques and PriceMiner. Listen in to hear the amazing …