Southern California auctioneer and estate specialist Don Presley is in expansion mode. The floor and storage space at his Orange County gallery will soon increase by 18,000 square feet with the incorporation of recently vacated retail space next door. Read More +
“All Star Dealers” premiering at 8 p.m. EST, Jan. 24 on Discovery follows Richie Russek’s Grey Flannel auctions. The show is being billed as a cross between “SportsCenter” and “CSI.” Read More +
A decade or two ago, auction houses, antiques dealers and show promoters could get away with non-salesmanship. Anyone with Internet access has access to more antiques inventory than any dealer could ever hope to show — and dealers have to step up their game.
There’s more art than science behind staging and merchandising: Those who do it, do it well. Those who don’t can still learn a few rules and tricks to help the right customers discover collectibles they didn’t know they wanted. Read More +
HARRISBURG, Pa. – Edward Rowe, auctioneer and director of logistics at Cordier Auctions, sold a rare 19th century Flemish carved ivory tankard at Cordier Auctions & Appraisals Nov. 6, 2011, for $16,000. Auctioneer Edward Rowe of Cordier Auctions & … Read More +
VIRDAN, Ill. – More than two semi trailer loads of country store collectibles and antiques will sell during a live, on-site-only auction Oct. 28-29 in Virdan, Ill., at the Mansion 55 Expo. H.A.S. Auction of Virdan, Ill., is officiating the … Read More +