Quinn’s Auction Galleries joins WorthPoint Corporation, a social network and search engine for collectors
Reston, VA (PRWEB) March 19, 2008 — WorthPoint Corporation, the premier website for art, antiques, and collectibles, announced today that Quinn’s Auction Galleries has selected WorthPoint as a data publishing partner. Under the new agreement, Quinn’s will provide WorthPoint with upcoming and historical auction data to be published on the WorthPoint web site. With information provided by Quinn’s, WorthPoint is now able to provide more comprehensive data than ever.
“We are excited about our partnership with Quinn’s,” said Will Seippel, CEO and Chairman of WorthPoint. “With this new relationship, we add the sales of rare books, prints, and decorative arts to our database, from a company with twenty years of experience. No one is more knowledgeable on the subject of antiques, rare books and manuscripts than they are, and WorthPoint is proud to include Quinn’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.
“What’s in Your Attic?” encompasses all aspects of Quinn’s services, from an auction house that believes in service first. Quinn’s holds over 60 auctions throughout the year in antique furniture, porcelain, sculpture, silver, crystal and fine glass, fine paintings and prints, jewelry and watches, coins and stamps, and antique toys and dolls. Since acquiring Waverly Auctions, Quinn’s has also become a nationally recognized marketplace for antique and rare books, maps, prints, and autographs. Quinn’s believe in making the auction process approachable, affordable and friendly; from the auction of an individual item to an estate sale. Quinn’s Auction Galleries, Quinn’s Estate Services, and Quinn’s Realty combine to meet all of a client’s buying and selling needs, offering comprehensive estate resolution for residents of Virginia, Maryland, and Washington DC. The Quinn’s team includes specialists in fine art, decorative arts, rare books, maps, and antiques.