Now, novices and early enthusiasts interested in collecting antiques and fine art can learn from the masters in an easy, entertaining and informative format.
Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) November 8, 2006
GoAntiques.com (http://www.GoAntiques.com) announced today the availability of a new DVD that helps novices become experts in recognizing and evaluating antiques and collectibles.
"An Insider's Guide to Antiques and Collectibles – Learn from the Experts – Volume 1" is 70 minutes of tips and techniques from dealer experts in paintings, glass, pottery, furniture and other art and collectibles.
"Until now, experienced dealers and avid collectors were the only ones who knew why a piece of porcelain may or may not be considered a piece of art," said Jim Kamnikar, president and chief executive officer of GoAntiques.com. "Now, novices and early enthusiasts interested in collecting antiques and fine art can learn from the masters in an easy, entertaining and informative format."
Kamnikar, a pioneer in marketing antiques and collectibles on the Internet, skillfully guides viewers through the expansive world of antiques by asking questions of the experts and probing the details within specialties that can help make or break an accurate assessment.
Learn from noted pottery and glass authority Jack McAuliffe, paintings experts Michael McClintock and David Crockett, modernism and art deco pro Ray Kisber and Tiffany lamp authorities Adele and Alan Grodsky, among others.
A special bonus section probes the use of technology to help newcomers utilize the necessary informational tools to stay one step ahead of the competition.
Gary Sohmers of Wex Rex, host of the "Calling All Collectors" radio show and appraiser of toys, collectibles and pop culture on the PBS hit "Antiques Roadshow," said of the DVD, "In a world of novices and generalists, to be able to have access to a Rolodex of top experts can give you a big boost…[when] buying or selling antiques and collectibles."
The DVD retails for $19.95 US plus shipping and is available directly at http://www.GoAntiques.com/dvd and soon from Amazon.com and Border's Bookstores.
In addition to offering the largest art and antiques network in the world, GoAntiques.com offers PriceMiner™. PriceMiner is the most comprehensive antiques and collectible pricing identification tool available, delivering more than 13 million images, 125 searchable categories, intuitive search functionality and more than 20 million realized prices on treasures nearly 30 percent of Americans collect, buy and trade.
About GoAntiques, Inc.
With offices in Columbus, Ohio, GoAntiques, Inc. (GoAntiques.com) is the largest and only virtual marketplace for art, antiques and collectibles offering an integrated, one-stop solution for storefront and live auction selling plus a host of marketing services for both dealers and buyers. GoAntiques has developed a distribution network providing art, antiques and collectibles to Yahoo Shopping, Froogle and BobVila.com, as well as eBay Live Auctions. GoAntiques also offers a Wholesale Channel for member dealers looking to sell and source quality merchandise at wholesale prices. GoAntiques.com offers over 450,000 items from more than 1,800 dealers in 29 countries. GoAntiques.com logs 1 million visits and thousands of transactions each month. More than 250,000 people are registered as GoAntiques.com buyers.
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