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Rosa Parks’ hats, James Brown’s curlers, a Nelson Mandela stamp and buying art on cruise ships (7/18/08)
The antiques, collectibles and art news swung from singer James Brown’s hair curlers, a stamp honoring freedom fighter Nelson Mandela, civil-rights heroine Rosa Parks’ hats to the last in a series of U.S. coins saluting the judiciary and a warning about buying art on cruise ships. Collectibles from the civil-rights pillar who would not move More >>


Antiques & Collectibles: July Auctions (7/7/08)
There are a couple of hot, hot auctions slated for July with a noteworthy selection of items for sale. Don’t let the summer doldrums keep you from what’s really important—collecting. More >>


Kate Moss, Latin Art, a Gold Rush Coin, & Insuring Collectibles (7/7/08)
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. More >>


WorthPoint to Co-Sponsor American Presidential Experience During Democratic National Convention in Denver (7/4/08)
WorthPoint will co-sponsor the American Presidential Experience during the Democratic National Convention in Denver in August. The announcement was made at a news conference hosted by Denver Mayor John W. Hickenlooper and the Denver 2008 Convention Host Committee. More >>


Collected News June 30 Update (7/2/08)
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 More >>


Mark’s HR 3221 (6/30/08)
Controversial Housing Bill Includes Provision to Tax E-Commerce While both houses of Congress have been working with dispatch to pass a massive 630-page bill to aid homeowners facing mortgage default, on June 25, an amendment was slipped into the bill that would have a marked impact on Internet commerce for collectibles, antiques and small businesses. More >>


Controversial Housing Bill Includes Provision to Tax E-Commerce (6/29/08)
While both house of Congress have been working with dispatch to pass a massive 630-page bill to aid homeowners facing mortgage default – on June 24 an amendment was slipped into the legislation that would have a marked impact on Internet commerce for collectibles, antiques, as well as for small businesses. More >>


Worthpoint Painting Beats Estimate in Huge Sotheby’s Auction (6/25/08)
A painting stored in the closet of a Boulder home and brokered by WorthPoint has sold at Sotheby’s prestigious spring sale of Impressionist and Modern Art for nearly 50 percent above its low estimate. The painting, “Coin De Paris, Rue de Meaux,” by Takanori Oguiss sold in the second day of the two-day auction for $103,000. Its pre-sale estimate was $70,000-$90,000. More >>


Lennon’s “Give Peace A Chance” Lyrics to be Auctioned (5/7/08)
LONDON – “It will be worth something someday,” John Lennon told Gail Renard four decades ago, handing her scribbled lyrics to “Give Peace a Chance.” Those lyrics are featured among Renard’s rock and pop collectibles that will be auctioned by Christie’s of London. The lyrics will go on public view in New York on May 7-20 and in London on July 5. They will be auctioned on July 10. More >>


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