Internet

The art and antiques market continues to grow its presence in the online sphere thanks to the development of online catalogues and auctions, dealer portal sites as well as giant trading sites such as eBay.


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Internet lights up the bidding for Tennants

27 March 2006

For those collectors of Ronson lighters and Guinness Memorabilia who were unable to make the trip to Yorkshire in person, online bidding was the perfect solution to participate in Tennants sale of Saturday, March 18.

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Telescope tops internet purchases at first Live Bidding auction

20 March 2006

LIVE bidding from ATG's online service the-saleroom.com got off to a smooth start on March 15 at Donnington Priory.

Live audio feed to change the face of online bidding

07 March 2006

On March 15 Dreweatt Neate are pioneering a live auction online with a difference at their Donnington Priory salerooms near Newbury.

Sotheby’s back Web learning at new online marketplace

05 October 2005

SOTHEBY’S Institute are backing a new web initiative to improve interest and knowledge in art and antiques.

Ewbank launch opt for live online bidding

19 July 2005

Surrey auctioneers Ewbank are now offering a live online bidding service and held their first such sale on July 7.

Invaluable up for sale

19 July 2005

Invaluable, the provider of electronic art market intelligence, say it is business as usual despite news that the company is up for sale.

New faster ATG online price guide

29 June 2005

ATG have now updated the search capability of the price guide on www.antiquestradegazette.com, and it is infinitely faster than before.

Trade targeted in new scam to launder money: 'Job offer' cloaks risk being landed with huge bills and legal action

04 April 2005

THE trade are being warned of a new internet scam that risks involving innocent dealers in money laundering – and can leave them with large bills to pay.

Trade failing to make most of Web – poll

30 March 2005

More members of the trade than ever are using the internet as a business-getting tool but few are using it effectively.

500,000 prices now listed on ATG site

08 March 2005

THE ATG online price guide has notched up more than 500,000 individual prices for items sold at auction.

A bigger picture

28 February 2005

Responding to requests from auctioneers and site users, the pop-up images on antiquestradegazette.com are now bigger.

iCollector win New York Internet bidding case

14 February 2005

A New York jury has ruled in a legal case that has locked the horns of the two biggest names in real-time Internet bidding.

Accidental email loop

22 December 2004

The ATG and many of the UK’s fine art auctioneers have fallen victim to a computer bug that has hit many firms in recent months.

US fine art market leaves France behind says Artprice study

01 December 2004

THE gap between the French and American art markets has dramatically widened in the past two years.

Restoring expertise online

24 November 2004

THE Conservation Register, which provides detailed information on conservation-restoration practices from across the UK and Ireland, is now available on the Internet.

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Mail-order art and bespoke websites prove useful when the going gets tough

16 September 2004

WHAT should the art world do when the going gets tough? Many in the trade sit back and whine. Others go into battle. Those who do get up from their derrières and practise a little innovation and lots of enthusiasm often do well in the most difficult of periods.

Lincoln Net pulls in bids

20 July 2004

INTERNET enquiries do not always translate into bids but Golding Young (15% buyer's premium) received enquiries from as far afield as India, America and Australia for pieces among the 1100 lots illustrated on their website for their May 5 sale.

High Court rules against former icollector directors

13 July 2004

THE High Court has barred the former directors of now-bankrupt Interactive Collector Ltd from serving as directors of any British company for a period of seven years.

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Bailly lots in $3m Las Vegas sale

16 June 2004

OVER the weekend of May 15-16, the Annapolis (Maryland) doll specialists, Theriault’s, sold $3m worth of dolls and automata in a Las Vegas sale that for the first time introduced live Internet bidding.

Law firm advises firms to register .eu domain names

05 May 2004

LAW firm Withers, who specialise in advising the art and antiques trade, say new .eu domains coming in this year should be registered quickly to boost and defend business.

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