Author Archives: Dan Brownell

Asian Market Report: Massive influx of cash boosting Asian auctions

The burgeoning Asian antiques market is dwarfing all others, and could define the rest of 2011. Expert say China's gigantic middle class with an increasing amount of disposable income is driving much of the demand. Japan’s market has been soft, and while South Korea’s is starting to build, it’s still a much smaller market....

American Pickers: Saving Antiques One at a Time

American Pickers, a reality television show featuring antique and collectible treasure hunters Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, debuted on the History Channel on Jan. 18, 2010, with 3.2 million viewers and was the highest rated new cable series for viewers aged 25 to 54.