Pook & Pook, Inc. partners with WorthPoint, a social network and search engine for collectors
Reston, VA (PRWEB) March 2, 2008 — WorthPoint Corporation, the premier website for art, antiques, and collectibles, announced today that Pook & Pook, Inc. has selected WorthPoint as a data publishing partner. Under the new agreement, Pook & Pook will provide WorthPoint with upcoming and historical auction data to be published on the WorthPoint web site. With information provided by Pook & Pook, WorthPoint is now able to provide more comprehensive data than ever.
“We are thrilled about our partnership with Pook & Pook,” said Will Seippel, CEO and Chairman of WorthPoint. “With this new relationship, we add the sales of antique furniture, accessories, and fine art to our database, from an auction house with over thirty years of experience. No one is more knowledgeable on the subject of 18th and 19th century decorative accessories than they are, and WorthPoint is proud to include Pook & Pook’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.
Located just northwest of Philadelphia, Pook & Pook, Inc. is nationally recognized for its accurate appraisals and exciting auctions of quality antiques. Ronald and Debra Pook are a husband and wife team who have been committed to the field of antique furniture, accessories and fine art for more than thirty years. Since the mid-eighties, when Pook & Pook, Inc. held its first auction grossing $125,000, the firm has evolved many times over and is known for holding exciting auctions including the largest on-site, one-day auction ever held in the United States in June of 1999, which grossed over $4.3 million.