Stout Auctions Partners With WorthPoint

Stout Auctions teams up with WorthPoint, a social network and search engine for collectors

Reston, VA (PRWEB) April 3, 2008 — WorthPoint Corporation, the premier website for art, antiques, and collectibles, announced today that Stout Auctions has selected WorthPoint as a data publishing partner. Under the new agreement, Stout Auctions will provide WorthPoint with upcoming and historical auction data to be published on the WorthPoint web site. With information provided by Stout, WorthPoint is now able to provide more comprehensive data than ever.

“We are very pleased about our partnership with Stout Auctions,” said Will Seippel, CEO and Chairman of WorthPoint. “With this new relationship, we add the sales of railroadiana to our database, from the toy train experts at Stout. No one is more knowledgeable on the subject of historic train collectibles than they are, and WorthPoint is proud to include Stout’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.

Stout Auctions is the leading U.S. auction house dealing with Lionel toy trains, American Flyer, Marx, Ives, as well as other scale and toy trains. They sell toys, railroadiana, guns and sportsman items. From classic postwar Lionel to the colorful tinplate toys of the 1930s, Stout events encompass a wide range of collectibles for train set connoisseurs and novices alike. Stout Auctions is a family-run company of train and toy enthusiasts with a proven track record for high sales and premier customer service.

Eve Hyman