Neal Auction Company teams up with WorthPoint Corporation, a social network and search engine for collectors
Reston, VA (PRWEB) March 22, 2008 — WorthPoint Corporation, the premier website for art, antiques, and collectibles, announced today that Neal Auction Company has selected WorthPoint as a data publishing partner. Under the new agreement, Neal Auction Co. will provide WorthPoint with upcoming and historical auction data to be published on the WorthPoint web site. With information provided by Neal Auction Co., WorthPoint is now able to provide more comprehensive data than ever.
“We are thrilled to partner with Neal Auction Company,” said Will Seippel, CEO and Chairman of WorthPoint. “With this new relationship, we add the sales of American furnishings and fine art of the South from an auction house with over twenty years of experience. No one is more knowledgeable on the subject of Southern paintings from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries than they are, and WorthPoint is proud to include Neal Auction Company’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.
Neal Auction Company has achieved international recognition as the South’s pre-eminent antique auction gallery. Record setting sales attract hundreds of buyers to the spacious gallery located in the heart of New Orleans. Neal Auction Company has a twenty year history of record prices for American furniture, paintings, Newcomb College pottery, silver and decorative arts. The gallery is the premier auction venue for the sale of 18th through 20th century Southern paintings.
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