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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.

SOFAA issue new T&Cs for online selling

02 December 2015

In response to the new Consumer Rights Act, the Society of Fine Art Auctioneers have produced two different versions of their model terms and conditions – one for bricks and mortar ‘onsite’ auctions and another for online-only sales.

Paddle8 secure $34m funding boost

02 November 2015

Online auction site Paddle8, who recently took space in Mayfair, have secured $34m in new funding.

BidSquare and the-saleroom strike online partnership deal

29 September 2015

Two leading online bidding platforms with a combined monthly audience of more than 800,000 have forged a partnership targeting fine art auctioneers and buyers on both sides of the Atlantic.

Auctionata buy ValueMyStuff

28 September 2015

Online auction house Auctionata have acquired the London-based online valuation company ValueMyStuff.

Phillips join Sotheby’s in streaming sales live on eBay

11 September 2015

Phillips are to begin-streaming their sales live on eBay’s platform for upmarket auctions of fine art and antiques.

Ambitious Dutch online auction firm aims to be a high-end eBay

30 July 2015

Dutch online auction business Catawiki has raised $82m to build its business.