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‘No other auction house does this much business online’ says Heritage

05 February 2018

Heritage Auctions says more than half of its sales are now made through the internet.

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Heritage Auctions expand mobile app with PCGS tie-up

05 February 2018

Collectables specialist Heritage Auctions has announced a number of new developments to the Heritage Auctions app.

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The low-down on Heritage Auctions’ mobile coin app

05 February 2018

Texas-based fine art and collectables specialist Heritage Auctions announced a number of new developments to its mobile app last month. Advances included one-touch mobile bidding and an extension to the barcode scanning facility for coins.

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All eBay final value fees now subject to VAT

04 September 2017

For the first time eBay is applying VAT to the fees of its business sellers.

Sotheby’s tears up online-only pricing model

28 August 2017

Sotheby’s has upped the ante in the digital auction space by scrapping buyer’s premium for online-only sales.

Editor’s comment: Sotheby’s serious intent in the silly season

28 August 2017

It’s late August and the art market continues its summer slumber.

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Goodman’s Fine Art Bourse falls foul of Facebook’s nudity rules

10 August 2017

Tim Goodman’s Fine Art Bourse (FAB) has entered into an advertising row with Facebook over nudity rules at the social media giant.

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Clarice Cliff goes online only at Christie’s

07 August 2017

The collection of Clarice Cliff formed by André Aerne, a voice professor at Butler University in the US who died last year, will be offered in an online sale at Christie’s this month.

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10 Clarice Cliff highlights offered in Christie’s online-only sale

02 August 2017

Christie’s are offering a collection of Clarice Cliff in an online-only sale for the first time this month.

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Patrick van der Vorst buys back Value My Stuff

08 March 2017

The founder of Value My Stuff, Patrick van der Vorst, has bought back the online valuation firm after its parent company Auctionata entered administration.

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Auctionata closes down after failure to find buyer

01 March 2017

Online auction house Auctionata is closing down after an attempt to find new investment failed to materialise.

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Review of the Year 2016 - ten highest prices over estimate

26 December 2016

ATG delves into the data of its sister brand, online platform thesaleroom.com, to uncover this year's top estimate-busters.

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A new art auction hub seeks to rival eBay and similar platforms with low rates

22 September 2016

A new online auction platform featuring free listings and eight percent commission launched yesterday.

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Cotswold auction house acquire new permanent home

21 September 2016

The Cotswold Auction Company have moved into a new permanent saleroom in Cirencester.

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Ancient coin banned from eBay due to Nazi-like symbol

23 August 2016

An auction of a Thracian coin – minted in the city of Apollonia Pontica (in modern-day Bulgaria) in the 4th or 5th century BC – was halted by eBay on the grounds the listing was ‘hateful or discriminatory’.

Bonhams launch online-only auctions with single-owner watch sale

24 May 2016

Bonhams are launching into the internet-only auction arena with a timed sale of watches from a single-owner collection of a European nobleman.

Online auction tie-up as Auctionata and Paddle8 join forces

18 May 2016

Online auction firms Auctionata and Paddle8 are to merge.

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Here's to the next 45 years

20 April 2016

With ATG Media, publisher of Antiques Trade Gazette, celebrating its 45th anniversary at a party in central London, key industry figures attending the event gave their views on what ATG means to them and their businesses.

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BADA launch live auctions for members

12 January 2016

The British Antique Dealers’ Association is to launch live online auctions for its members starting in June.

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"No buyer's commission and knowing who you're buying from" - Q&A with Michael Cohen, BADA Chairman

12 January 2016

With the British Antique Dealers’ Association to launch live online auctions for its members in June, ATG spoke with BADA Chairman Michael Cohen about the initiative.