Antiques Alamo sword, bad guy’s briefcase & collectibles, rare bills not for deposit
In collectibles, antiques and art news, an Alamo sword and the personal effects of a notorious outlaw hit the auction block, a bank returns valuable rare bills to its customer, a stolen Renaissance masterpiece is sold and a distinctive Babe Ruth home-run ball goes up for sale for the first time.
Wild West Antiques and Militaria
A WWII bunker, mixed big-ticket auction results and a huge antiques fair
Discovery of a WWII bunker off the coast of Denmark, different outcomes for similar contemporary art auctions in London, and a big antiques fair.
Militaria-Filled WWII Bunker Discovered in Denmark
Kate Moss, Latin Art, a Gold Rush Coin, & Insuring Collectibles
In eccentric collectibles, model Kate Moss drops a hair extension in Berlin that results in bids on eBay and in fine art, a contested painting sets a new record for a Latin work. Iowan floods that brought the heartbreaking loss of a baseball legend’s memorabilia prompts an article on sports collectibles insurance, a Gold Rush-era coin is put on display, and a doll hits the big screen.
Quality in Unidentified Artists’ Paintings
Daryle Lambert’s 31 Club Blog
Did you ever spot a painting but kept on walking because you couldn’t find out who the artist was?
Collected News June 30 Update
A Warhol lawsuit shares the news with a Warhol celebrity portrait for sale, a French art dealer is exposed as a smuggler and part of a recent Impressionist armed robbery, Chinese Olympic collectibles hit the market and family heirlooms turn prized antiques into a reason for therapy in today’s collected news of late.
Warhol for Charity
Recognizing Value in Paintings: Signatures, Initials, and Unsigned Paintings
Taking some of the mystery out of recognizing value in Fine Art Paintings is a topic I get many e-mails on. 31 Club Members call and e-mail me about wonderful paintings they’d like to buy, but the artist can’t be identified. Maybe there are only initials, a signature that can’t be read, or just simply a monogram with a figure on the painting.
31 Club Newbie Strikes Again and Gets Help Purchasing Painting Through 31 Club Associates Program
The Art of the Deal — Fine Art Paintings Located by 31 Club Member and Purchased Using our Associates Program.
A Work in Progress: Hispanic Art in Denver
In honor of Cinco de Mayo, Reporter Melanie Gallegos takes us to CHAC Gallery in the Santa Fe Art District in Denver for a look at some of the best Hispanic artists in the region. WorthPoint- the premier site for art, antiques and collectibles.
Treasures from the Attic – Art
Everyone has treasures in their garage or attic–items they aren’t sure what to do with but hate to let go. How do you know whether your treasures are antiques or collectibles or simply of sentimental value?
Artist Stevon Lucero
Videographer Korene Gallegos videotaped the work of artist Stevon Lucero in Denver. Lucero talks on camera about the early years of his art career, the public perception of Hispanic artists in the late 1970’s and how he and his fellow artists had only one objective – to make beautiful things. Take a look at Stevon’s bold colorful canvases.