• 21 Apr
    2015

WorthPoint Releases New iOS App for iPhone and iPad; Android App to Follow this Summer

WorthPoint, the Internet’s largest resource for identifying and finding the value of subscribers’ art, antiques and collectibles, has announced the release of its new 2015 iOS app for iPad and iPhone, allowing antiques and collectibles enthusiasts access to the company’s huge online database of values records. The main function of the WorthPoint app is to […]

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  • 24 Mar
    2015

Ruling on Fractional Ownership of an Art Collection and Taxes could affect Collectors Big and Small

Rumor has it that estate attorneys all over America are gleefully dancing around their desks. The reason for the lawyerly ruckus was that the Internal Revenue Service had just lost a case with major implications for the estates of collectors. At issue was whether an estate could parcel out an art collection according to the […]

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  • 15 Mar
    2015

One-Day Jewelry Camp Offers Information on Learning the Appraising Business

Do you have a desire to get into the jewelry appraising business but don’t know where to start? If so, the upcoming one-day Antique Jewelry and Arts Conference might be what you are looking for to get started. The one-day course—which is designed for those who have a background in jewelry but is also a […]

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  • 12 Feb
    2015

WorthPoint’s Worthopedia Grows by 5 Percent, adds 11 Million New Pieces of Sales Data

WorthPoint, the Internet’s largest resource for identifying and finding the value of subscribers’ art, antiques and collectibles, has announced that it has just added more than 11 million pieces of art, antiques and collectibles sales results to its Worthopedia™ database, bringing the total to more than 240 million. The new sales data—11,122,354 individual sales records […]

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  • 12 Feb
    2015

Personal Property Appraisal Professionals to Head to Philadelphia for Annual ISA Conference

CHICAGO – Hundreds of personal property appraisers from across the United States and Canada will meet in Philadelphia for the International Society of Appraisers’ annual conference—Assets 2015—on March 20-23. Taking place at the newly restored Radisson Blu–Warwick Hotel Philadelphia, the 2015 conference will feature a broad range of distinguished antiques and fine art speakers, special […]

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  • 12 Feb
    2015

WorthPoint Named to AlwaysOn OnCloud’s annual 50 Companies to Watch List

The WorthPoint Corp.—which offers the largest database of art, antiques and collectibles values on the Internet—was named to the sixth annual AlwaysOn OnCloud 50 Companies to Watch (formerly OnDemand 50 Companies to Watch) list, it was announced Feb. 12,. 2015. . AlwaysOn’s 50 Companies to Watch list companies are different from the more established OnCloud […]

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  • 16 Jan
    2015

Antiques & Collectibles News Roundup: Sotheby’s Wins Suit over Misidentified $15.8M Caravaggio

Sotheby’s won a lawsuit in which the plaintiff accused the premier London auction house to vastly undervaluing a painting that later turned out to be Caravaggio’s “The Cardsharps.” Sotheby’s experts had determined the painting to be an apparent copy by a Caravaggio disciple. From Artnews: Lancelot William Thwaytes inherited “The Cardsharps,” an apparent copy by […]

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  • 9 Jan
    2015

WorthPoint Names Antoine Lyseight as New Chief Technology Officer

ATLANTA, Ga. – WorthPoint.com, the Internet’s largest resource for identifying and finding the value of subscribers’ art, antiques and collectibles, has announced that Antoine Lyseight has been promoted to the position of Chief Technology Officer. Lyseight has been with WorthPoint since September of 2012 and has been responsible for the company’s Software Development, Product Development, […]

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  • 19 Nov
    2014

Worthologist Von Ferscht Helps Brings Chinese Export Silver Back to Light in China

WorthPoint Worthologist Adrien von Ferscht has been at the forefront of research for Chinese Export Silver over the past five years, as his copious writing and publishing on the still little-known subject has dramatically changed the awareness and perception of this silver category worldwide. Now, having just returned from China—where his efforts have been recognized […]

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  • 18 Nov
    2014

Only Known U.S. Poster for Lon Chaney’s ‘London After Midnight’ Could Bring $50,000

DALLAS – The only known copy of the U.S. release one sheet from the 1927 lost cinema classic “London After Midnight”—one of the “holy grails” of early cinema—may bring $50,000 or more at Heritage Auctions’ Vintage Movie Posters Signature Auction, slated for Nov. 22-23. The rare poster highlights a large and important collection of paper […]

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