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Heritage Auctions announces buyer’s premium changes for several categories, effective Jan. 1, 2012

DALLAS – Heritage Auctions has announced that, effective Jan. 1, 2012, the structure of its buyer’s premiums (BP) will be changing in several of its categories. While 13 of the company’s 33 categories will remain at 19 1/2 percent or 15 percent, the rest of the Heritage categories will implement the change. “We make...

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Modernism: New era propelled furniture design

Modernism is the stuff of the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair “Century of Progress,” the boundless optimism of post-World War II America, the sleek comic lines and manic music of Tex Avery’s MGM 1949 “House of Tomorrow” cartoons, and the ever-present acres of the suburban ranch house that subsequently spread endlessly across the nation.