Found 47 articles matching Estates category.
  • Oct 27 2013
  • 27 Oct 2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Behind the Scenes of an Auction of a Lifetime

This week’s Antiques Auction Forum podcast’s format is a little different as we present a Martin Willis lecture in Amesbury, Mass., about the behind-the-scenes action […]

  • Oct 22 2013
  • 22 Oct 2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Martin Codina and ‘Liquidating an Estate’

In this week’s Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis talks with Martin Codina as the two met at Connor McCrory’s (America’s Youngest Picker) first estate […]

  • Oct 22 2013
  • 22 Oct 2013

Estate Executors’ Headaches: What to do with Upholstered Furniture

Writer Amy Gale, in her book “Shows, Shops, & Auctions: Essays on the Antiques Trade,” recounts a tale of London surgeon Samuel Sharp, traveling in […]

  • Oct 15 2013
  • 15 Oct 2013

‘Youngest Picker’ Connor McCrory’s Inaugural Estate Sale Deemed a Success

LA CAÑADA, Calif. – Connor McCrory’s first foray into the estate sales business was deemed a great success, earning praise from the executor of the […]

  • Oct 2 2013
  • 2 Oct 2013

‘Youngest Picker’ to Launch Estate Sales Company with Southern California Sale

Just about every 8-year-old can tell you what he or she wants to be when they grow up: a nurse, a teacher, a veterinarian, a […]

  • Oct 2 2013
  • 2 Oct 2013

‘Youngest Picker’ to Launch Estate Sales Company with Southern California Sale

Just about every 8-year-old can tell you what he or she wants to be when they grow up: a nurse, a teacher, a veterinarian, a […]

  • Sep 25 2013
  • 25 Sep 2013

Estate Executors’ Headaches: Liquidating Tangible Personal Property

Pop quiz for executors: what estate settlement task will take up most of your time, cause you the most aggravation, and return the smallest amount […]

  • Sep 6 2013
  • 6 Sep 2013

Estate Executors’ Headaches: Shelves and Shelves Full of Books

From the time I was a college student, I’ve been a collector of books. Well, not a collector exactly; more like an accumulator. Over the […]

  • Sep 3 2013
  • 3 Sep 2013

The Auction that Launched the Antiques Trade

The antiques business began in July, 1886. At least, that’s the claim made by author Jonathan Gash in his book “Paid and Loving Eyes” (Penguin, […]

  • Aug 2 2013
  • 2 Aug 2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Connor McCrory, the 8-Year-Old Picking Prodigy

In this week’s Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis has a delightful conversation with 8-year-old Connor McCrory, who is a prodigy picker. Having a passion […]