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Collector's Corner - Collecting for Investment

Collector's Corner - Collecting for Investment

Posted by Jim Olson on Jun 26th 2020

Recently I was asked into the home of a Collector to assess their collection. These folks wanted to liquidate their items by sending them to auction. They had been collecting for years. They … read more
Bidding Instructions - Ways to Bid

Bidding Instructions - Ways to Bid

Posted by Jim Olson on Jun 11th 2020

Auctions are a fun way to acquire items! Here are a few basic things every bidder should understand before placing a bid: Read the Terms and Conditions (T&C); Preview the items for sale (and … read more
Timed Vs. Live Auction

Timed Vs. Live Auction

Posted by Jim Olson on Jun 11th 2020

Auctions have been around since Roman times. They are a great way to move product in a timely manner and a way to find true market discovery. For most of that 2000 years, live auctions were prett … read more

Collector’s Corner— Authenticating Collectibles

Posted by Jim Olson on Apr 23rd 2020

When you have a collection of potentially valuable items, especially if they have some sort of historical significance, authentication is very important. Just to know your items are authentic, and … read more
Becoming A Better Bidder

Becoming A Better Bidder

Posted by Jim Olson on Oct 9th 2019

I receive questions and comments from auction bidders on a regular basis. “Why didn’t I get the item I was trying to bid on?” “Why did someone else get it for the same amount I bid?” “I would have … read more