Found 45 articles matching Estates category.
  • Feb 17 2014
  • 17 Feb 2014

New Ivory Ban to Prove Problematic for Executors, Dealers & Collectors

In February of last year, armed wardens of the California Department of Fish and Game descended on an auction preview hosted by Slawinski Auction Company. […]

  • Feb 10 2014
  • 10 Feb 2014

Cruise Ship Art Values a Matter of Knowing Appraisals

Wandering through the house with the executor, I tried to get a sense of the contents of the estate. I was immediately curious about the […]

  • Jan 24 2014
  • 24 Jan 2014

Estate Executors Can Only Profit from Hiring an Appraiser

There’s a very compelling reason why estate executors should enlist the help of an appraiser or auctioneer when sorting through an estate’s personal property: Executors […]

  • Jan 21 2014
  • 21 Jan 2014

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Mary Miley Theobald & ‘Stuff After Death’

In this edition of the Antiques Auction Forum, Martin Willis speaks with historian and author Mary Miley Theobald on a “what to do” book on […]

  • Jan 7 2014
  • 7 Jan 2014

Estate Executors’ Headaches: Selling Trophy Mounts

If you were an estate executor and discovered a cache of illegal drugs in a decedent’s home, you’d know not to sell them, right? Of […]

  • Nov 19 2013
  • 19 Nov 2013

Roseville Pottery, Brilliant Cut Glass Collections to lead Multi-Estate Auction

ABERDEEN, Miss. – Choice items from the estate of Dr. Ray Gregory, a general surgeon from Corinth, Miss.— to include around 200 pieces of Roseville […]

  • Nov 12 2013
  • 12 Nov 2013

Hurricane Sandy Anniversary Reminds Us to Protect What We Collect

A little more than a year ago, on Oct. 29, Hurricane Sandy pounded the entire U.S. eastern seaboard from Florida to Maine, with particularly severe […]

  • Nov 4 2013
  • 4 Nov 2013

‘Youngest Picker’ Connor McCrory to Appear on ‘Queen Latifah Show’

When we last checked in on young Connor McCrory, the 8-year-old Southern California boy with a passion of antiques and collectibles, he was launching his […]

  • Oct 27 2013
  • 27 Oct 2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Behind the Scenes of an Auction of a Lifetime

This week’s Antiques Auction Forum podcast’s format is a little different as we present a Martin Willis lecture in Amesbury, Mass., about the behind-the-scenes action […]

  • Oct 22 2013
  • 22 Oct 2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Martin Codina and ‘Liquidating an Estate’

In this week’s Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis talks with Martin Codina as the two met at Connor McCrory’s (America’s Youngest Picker) first estate […]