Susanin’s Auctions joins WorthPoint, a social network and search engine for collectors
Reston, VA (PRWEB) March 5, 2008 — WorthPoint Corporation, the premier website for art, antiques, and collectibles, announced today that Susanin’s Auctions has selected WorthPoint as a data publishing partner. Under the new agreement, Susanin’s will provide WorthPoint with upcoming and historical auction data to be published on the WorthPoint web site. With information provided by Susanin’s, WorthPoint is now able to provide more comprehensive data than ever.
“We are very glad for the opportunity to build a partnership with Susanin’s,” said Will Seippel, CEO and Chairman of WorthPoint. “With this new relationship, we add the sales of contemporary art, furniture and historic apparel to our database, from a company with over seventy five million in sales. No one is more knowledgeable on the subject of contemporary art, jewelry, and vintage fashion than they are, and WorthPoint is proud to include Susanin’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.
Susanin’s is one of the fastest growing and most technologically advanced auction houses in the United States. Founded in 1994 by Sean Susanin and Christian Skeem, SUSANIN’S has become a leader in the Chicago auction market. Through its pioneering use of the internet over a decade ago with its proprietary software, SUSANIN’S has become hugely successful and internationally recognized. SUSANIN’S attracts clients ranging from private collectors and homeowners to interior designers and antique dealers. Estate auctions feature English, American, Continental, and Asian furniture and decorative art, fine art, jewelry, silver, rugs, and collectibles.