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Born to Run

Bruce Springsteen’s handwritten manuscript for ‘Born to Run’ goes up for auction

20 April 2018

A handwritten working manuscript of the 1975 Bruce Springsteen breakout hit 'Born to Run' comes up for auction at Sotheby’s online in June.

Hockney

Online art market up 12% to $4.2bn but growth slowing according to latest Hiscox Report

17 April 2018

The growth of the global online art market slowed in 2017 as price transparency remains a key issue for new buyers.

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ATG's chief executive on purchasing Germany-based portal lot-tissimo: 'Bidders will have more choice'

12 March 2018

Auction Technology Group's chief sets out how online consolidation, such as the company's purchase in March of e-commerce portal lot-tissimo, will bring benefits to both buyers and auctioneers...

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Case study: Germany's online auction record

12 March 2018

An auction house in a small Bavarian town sold a Dutch Golden Age painting for more than 50 times its estimate back in November 2017 – setting a record for an artwork auctioned online in Germany.

Lot-tissimo.com

Auction Technology Group announces merger with Lot-tissimo.com

25 February 2018

Auction Technology Group (ATG) - parent company of Antiques Trade Gazette and thesaleroom.com - has merged with German art and antiques portal Lot-tissimo.com.

eBay offices

EBay drops Paypal after signing with new payment platform

08 February 2018

Across the next five years, eBay is to drop PayPal in favour of a new online payment processor. The e-commerce giant says the decision to use Dutch firm Adyen to process future payments will benefit both sellers and buyers.

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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.

Heritage Auctions app

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.

Heritage Auctions app

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.

Art for Erotic, Fetish & Queer Art auction

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.

Patrick van der Vorst, owner of Value My Stuff

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.

Auction gavel

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.

Chinese blue and white jar

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.

Welcome Arts

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.

Cotswold Showroom

Cotswold auction house acquire new permanent home

21 September 2016

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