Tips on How to take care of antiques

An antique is an old collectable item that is usually of high value because of age, beauty, rarity, and condition.  Most antiques are heirlooms, family collectibles that are passed on from generation to generation.

eBay, Sotheby's launch new online auctions platform

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) – Going, going, gone! Sold to the highest bidder at the auction, on the phone or on a new eBay platform that will stream Sotheby’s New York auctions live beginning next month. The new live auctions platform – ebay.com/sothebys – that launches on Tuesday pairs Sotheby’s 270 years of experience selling art and antiques with eBay’s digital expertise and 155 …

eBay, Sotheby's launch new online auctions platform

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) – Going, going, gone! Sold to the highest bidder at the auction, on the phone or on a new eBay platform that will stream Sotheby’s New York auctions live beginning next month. The new live auctions platform – ebay.com/sothebys – that launches on Tuesday pairs Sotheby’s 270 years of experience selling art and antiques with eBay’s digital expertise and 155 …

US, China, UK lead record-breaking year for art market: TEFAF

The European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF), set to open Friday in Maastricht, revealed its 2015 art report this week, showing that while the ultra-high-end sector continues to grow, consumers are increasingly turning to online sales for lower-priced art. Three…

Flipping a coin: rare U.S. coin market hits records

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) – A rare five-dollar gold piece and a prized silver dollar each could fetch $10 million or more in upcoming auctions, making the American rare coin market as attractive, though not nearly as glamorous, as fine art….

Former Islanders co-owner gets 10 years in prison after co-operating in financial fraud probe

NEW YORK, N.Y. – A former money manager and one-time partial owner of the New York Islanders was sentenced Wednesday to a decade in prison for a more than half-billion-dollar financial fraud carried out …

Former Islanders co-owner gets 10 years in prison

A former money manager and one-time partial owner of the New York Islanders was sentenced Wednesday to a decade in prison for a more than half-billion-dollar financial fraud carried out over more than …

5 things to do around Windsor-Essex this weekend

If you’re not quite sure what to do this weekend, the CBC’s Mike Evans has some event suggestions for you happening in the Windsor and Essex County areas. It’s a two-day celebration starting Friday night at the Fogolar Furlan club, building up to an attempt to regain the Guinness World Record for largest polenta. A town in Italy that took the title from Windsor in 2012.

A Look At Five Unique Thrift Store Finds As Pioneer Online Auction Site Turns 15

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — America’s favorite online thrift store — and the nation’s first nonprofit online auction site — is celebrating its 15th anniversary, proving that Goodwill® is not only a leader in job placement but also an innovative social enterprise through its use of e-commerce and sustainability. Revenue from the sale of these goods go to furthering …

Sotheby's enlists eBay to expand live auction bidding

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two of the biggest names in auction sales, the traditional Sotheby’s and the digital pioneer eBay, said on Monday they are joining forces to make it easier to buy antiques, collectibles and works of fine art online. The two plan to stream selected auctions with live bidding in real time late this year or early in 2015 from Sotheby’s New York headquarters …