Litchfield County Auctions, Inc. teams up with WorthPoint, a social network and search engine for collectors
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 30, 2008 — WorthPoint Corporation, the premier website for art, antiques, and collectibles, announced today that Litchfield County Auctions, Inc. has selected WorthPoint as a data publishing partner. Under the new agreement, Litchfield County Auctions, Inc. will provide WorthPoint with upcoming and historical auction data to be published on the WorthPoint web site. With information provided by Litchfield County Auctions, WorthPoint is now able to provide more comprehensive data than ever.
“We are excited about our partnership with Litchfield County Auctions,” said Will Seippel, CEO and Chairman of WorthPoint. “With this new relationship, we add the sales of contemporary fine art and antique furniture to our database, from the estate experts at L.C.A. No one is more knowledgeable on the subject of antique clocks, fine art, and jewelry than they are, and WorthPoint is proud to include Litchfield County Auctions’ records in its data collection.”
WorthPoint is a Web 2.0-based data and media company. WorthPoint’s web site (www.worthpoint.com) offers a vast database of sales records on art, antiques and collectibles and enables members to contact other collectors interested in buying, selling or swapping stories. It helps collectors share their insights, knowledge and build collecting communities. WorthPoint fills an information void for these collectors by helping them understand the history and worth of their items and provides expert advice on how to preserve these items. WorthPoint also serves as a front end, to monetize them, whether this is for its own web site or at its partner auction houses or eBay or other online sites.
Litchfield County Auctions, Inc. is Connecticut’s premiere estate auction house, featuring fine art, antique furniture, and decorative arts. From a successful antiques business that began 30 years ago, LCA has grown into a million dollar auction house. L.C.A. is a young, exciting auction house that offers 6 major auctions per year and reaches the widest range of local, regional and international buyers. L.C.A.’s success is founded on personal service in the difficult task of settling an estate.