Julien’s Auctions joins WorthPoint, a social network and search engine for collectors
Reston, VA (PRWEB) June 14, 2008 — WorthPoint Corporation, the premier website for art, antiques, and collectibles, announced today that Julien’s Auctions has selected WorthPoint as a data publishing partner. Under the new agreement, Julien’s Auctions will provide WorthPoint with upcoming and historical auction data to be published on the WorthPoint web site. With information provided by Julien’s, WorthPoint is now able to provide more comprehensive data than ever.
“We are thrilled about our partnership with Julien’s Auctions,” said Will Seippel, CEO and Chairman of WorthPoint. “With this new relationship, we add the sales of classic Hollywood memorabilia to our database, from the entertainment memorabilia experts at Julien’s. No one is more knowledgeable on the subject of celebrity and entertainment auctions than they are, and WorthPoint is proud to include Julien’s records in its data collection.”
WorthPoint is a collector’s social network and search engine rolled into one. The website is changing the process of assessing worth for collectibles by providing a vast database of sales records wherein an individual can assess the worth of their own collection. Through WorthPoint, collectors connect with experts to learn more about authenticity and value in art, antiques, and vintage items. Through the WorthPoint online community, members can contact other collectors interested in buying, selling, or swapping stories, and they can share their insight and knowledge through the forums and wikis.
Julien’s Auctions specializes in entertainment memorabilia and high profile celebrity auctions. Julien’s Auctions presents exciting, professionally managed auctions that have included the collections of Cher, Madonna, U2, Barbara Streisand, Muhammad Ali, Debbie Reynolds, the estate of Marilyn Monroe. Julien’s has partnered with Sotheby’s, Christie’s, and Gibson Guitar, with auction highlights including valuable items of the Beatles, Elvis Presley, Bono, Herb Ritts, Mary Pickford, Nirvana, Bill Clinton and Jimi Hendrix. In 2007, Julien’s conducted the largest sale to date for Rock and Roll memorabilia. Julien’s Auctions also includes the sale of jewelry, fine and decorative arts and other high-end celebrity property.