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Tips and Trends: July 2019

Tips and Trends: July 2019

20th Century Design Market: Hotter than Ever by Pontus Silfverstolpe For the last few years, the market for art, design, and collectibles has resembled a Wall Street stock during one of the most positive economic conditions in living memory. It has shown staggering increases in the value of everything from watches and diamonds to wine […]

Tips and Trends: May 2019

Tips and Trends: May 2019

by Pontus Silfverstolpe Everything Has A Price When I was little and watched James Bond with my father, he would repeatedly tell me, “They’re just pretending,” as the well-groomed secret agent knocked back drinks and seduced ladies, while baddies were shredded in machinery, sucked out of airplanes or eaten alive by sharks in someone’s pool. […]

Selling the Dream: The History of the Travel Poster

Selling the Dream: The History of the Travel Poster

by Jessie Gillan Creative Director at RoGallery.com Poster art has always been an influential form of advertising in addition to an art form in its own right. Powerful images and bold colors were employed to capture attention and evoke the promise of someplace new and exotic, promoting an experience or adventure and how to get […]

Collecting Investment Grade Antiques

Collecting Investment Grade Antiques – Business of Doing Business – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2003 by Ed Welch The real money in antiques is in that small area of the trade commonly referred to as “investment grade antiques.” Collecting investment grade antiques can add wealth to your estate. It can, but usually […]

Antiques for Retirement

Antiques for Retirement, The Business of Doing Business in Antiques – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – April 2002 Antiques can make an excellent retirement business if the business plan is structured in accordance with retirement needs. No two-retirement businesses will be the same because everyone arrives at retirement from a unique lifestyle. Common […]