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Contemporary Art Day Auction | Sotheby's

Contemporary Art Day Auction | Sotheby’s

Posted on May 4, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Art, News

Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Day Auction on May 12th offers a strong selection of works from the postwar period to the present. The morning session includes top-quality... Continue reading »

Christie’s to Stage Themed Evening Sale of British Art in London June 30 | Antiques Trade Gazette

Christie’s to Stage Themed Evening Sale of British Art in London June 30 | Antiques Trade Gazette

Posted on May 4, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Art, News

Christie’s have announced details of their latest ‘themed’ sale – an evening sale of British art which will take place in London on June 30. Christie’s to Stage... Continue reading »

The Liv-ex 100 Gained 1.05% in April. Here Are the Top Movers | Liv-Ex

The Liv-ex 100 Gained 1.05% in April. Here Are the Top Movers | Liv-Ex

Posted on May 4, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Wine

The Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 Index has closed April up 1.05%. It closed at 252.75 points, up 2.5 points on March. The Liv-ex 100 gained 1.05% in April. Here are the top movers |... Continue reading »

Original Tintin Comic Artwork Sells for More Than €1m | The Guardian

Original Tintin Comic Artwork Sells for More Than €1m | The Guardian

Posted on May 3, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Art, Collectibles, News

The original artwork for the last two pages of the Tintin comic book King Ottokar’s Sceptre sold for a total of €1.046m (£0.82m) at auction on Saturday in Paris. Original... Continue reading »

Patrick Pearse Surrender Letter Set to Fetch €1.5m at Auction | The Irish Times

Patrick Pearse Surrender Letter Set to Fetch €1.5m at Auction | The Irish Times

Posted on May 3, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Collectibles, News

A letter of surrender written by Patrick Pearse on April 30th, 1916 – exactly 100 years ago today – will be auctioned in Dublin with an estimated value of up to €1.5... Continue reading »

EBay Aims For A Gulp Of The $15 Billion Dollar Wine Business | Forbes

EBay Aims For A Gulp Of The $15 Billion Dollar Wine Business | Forbes

Posted on May 3, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Art, News

eBay is angling for a swig of the $15 billion U.S. wine business. The online marketplace uncorked Ebay Wine this week,  boasting a 10,000-plus selection of wines ranging... Continue reading »

Can $257M Contemporary Art Sale Get Sotheby's Back on Track? | ArtNet

Can $257M Contemporary Art Sale Get Sotheby’s Back on Track? | ArtNet

Posted on May 3, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Art, News

Market watchers will have their eye on Sotheby's New York next month as the house stages its postwar and contemporary art sale. It comes amid major turmoil at the house, marked by... Continue reading »

Mercedes Offers up Classic SLs for Self-Drive Tours in Europe | Motor Authority

Mercedes Offers up Classic SLs for Self-Drive Tours in Europe | Motor Authority

Posted on May 3, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Cars, News

Mercedes-Benz Classic has partnered with a German leisure tour operator to offer guests the ability to rent a vintage SL roadster for a scenic, pre-planned drive through some of... Continue reading »

Mossgreen Auctions Sharpens Art Smarts in Bid for Top Spot | The Australian Business Review

Mossgreen Auctions Sharpens Art Smarts in Bid for Top Spot | The Australian Business Review

Posted on May 2, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Art, News

Mossgreen Auctions has made its name selling single-owner art and furniture collections, but rapid ­expansion in the past couple years has seen it diversify into coins, a... Continue reading »

Forgotten Wine Collection to Net Owner £700,000 at Sotheby's | The Telegraph

Forgotten Wine Collection to Net Owner £700,000 at Sotheby’s | The Telegraph

Posted on May 2, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Wine

A collection of more than 2,500 bottles of the world’s finest wines, which lay forgotten in a cellar for ten years, is expected to net its owner £700,000 when it comes to... Continue reading »

Enjoy Classic Cars at Carew Castle this Bank Holiday Monday | Tenby Observer

Enjoy Classic Cars at Carew Castle this Bank Holiday Monday | Tenby Observer

Posted on May 2, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Cars, News

A castle with a history stretching back 2,000 years will host some of the finest classic cars from across South Wales on Monday, May 2, with free admission offered to those who... Continue reading »

The Power of Art: François Pinault's $1.2 Billion-Collection Finds a Home in Paris | Forbes

The Power of Art: François Pinault’s $1.2 Billion-Collection Finds a Home in Paris | Forbes

Posted on May 2, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Art, News

François Pinault – No. 84 on the Forbes list with $11.8 billion, and one of this earth’s most aggressive collectors of modern masters – has after decades finally found a... Continue reading »

Chronicles

Meet the Wine Educator and Personality: Leslie Sbrocco

Meet the Wine Educator and Personality: Leslie Sbrocco

Posted on September 12, 2014 by Adam Ford in Chronicles, Wine

Touchinvest recently spoke with Leslie Sbrocco, one of the most entertaining and recognizable commentators in the North American wine community.  Leslie’s passion for the wine business has matured like a quality cabernet blend and her career to date has been both diverse and colorful.    A regular on NBC’s Today Show, Leslie is one of the Continue reading »

Meet the Entrepreneurial Watch Connoisseur: Randy Brandoff

Meet the Entrepreneurial Watch Connoisseur: Randy Brandoff

Posted on August 18, 2014 by Adam Ford in Chronicles, Watches

Touchinvest recently spoke with Randy Brandoff, Founder of Eleven James, a membership business that is redefining the way that connoisseurs and enthusiasts explore and indulge their passions for high-end watches.  In its simplest form Eleven James provides an opportunity to “try before you buy”, however Randy is always thinking about what’s over the horizon for Continue reading »

Meet the Classic Car Expert: Robert Minnick

Meet the Classic Car Expert: Robert Minnick

Posted on August 15, 2014 by Adam Ford in Cars, Chronicles

Touchinvest recently spoke with Robert Minnick, Senior Managing Partner of Classic Auto Funds (CAF), an innovative platform offering a suite of investment, experience and information for classic car enthusiasts looking to indulge their collective senses in all things beautiful, fast, loud, shiny and rare.  Robert and his partners at CAF are offering “insider access” to Continue reading »

Meet the Swiss Watchmaking Partnership: Morten Linde & Jorn Werdelin

Meet the Swiss Watchmaking Partnership: Morten Linde & Jorn Werdelin

Posted on May 23, 2014 by Adam Ford in Chronicles, Watches

Touchinvest recently spoke with Jorn Werdelin and Morten Linde, the founders of Linde Werdelin, a brand of luxury sports timepieces and attachable precision digital instruments for the skiing and/or diving enthusiast. This partnership, forged as a childhood friendship in Denmark has endured over the decades to bring together their complimentary skills and experience. The result Continue reading »

Meet the Dealer in Beautiful & Collectible Watches: Hamilton Powell

Meet the Dealer in Beautiful & Collectible Watches: Hamilton Powell

Posted on May 21, 2014 by Adam Ford in Chronicles, Watches

Touchinvest recently spoke with Hamilton Powell – Founder and CEO of Crown & Caliber, a young and fresh approach to the timeless business of buying and selling beautiful and collectible watches.  Both Hamilton and his fast growing company are the epitome of the paradigm that Touchinvest is mapping and observing, across the various categories of Continue reading »

Meet the Numismatist: Douglas Winter

Meet the Numismatist: Douglas Winter

Posted on January 23, 2014 by Adam Ford in Chronicles

Touchinvest recently spoke with Doug Winter, founder of Doug Winter Numismatics and raregoldcoins.com about his passion for the rare coin business and the evolution of his business interests.  Doug has been involved in the coin business for over 40 years and has become one of the authorities in his chosen niche of US 18th & Continue reading »

Meet the Swiss Watch Expert: Nathalie Veysset

Meet the Swiss Watch Expert: Nathalie Veysset

Posted on January 22, 2014 by Adam Ford in Chronicles, Watches

Touchinvest recently spoke with Nathalie Veysset, Founder of Eadness – a startup focused on pairing connoisseurs of the world’s finest and most collectible watches with the independent watch brands that are differentiating themselves as the collectibles of the future.  “Eadness” describes the feeling of happiness derived from wealth and luxury and Nathalie is dedicated to Continue reading »

Meet the Wine Connoisseur: Stanislas d'Aramon

Meet the Wine Connoisseur: Stanislas d’Aramon

Posted on November 29, 2013 by Adam Ford in Chronicles

Touchinvest recently spoke with Stanislas d’Aramon, co-owner of Chateau Figeac, about the upcoming launch of the wine fund he has co-founded (Fine Chateaux Collectors Fund), his life and his deep history in the Bordeaux wine culture.  It was a poetic conversation full of rarified experiences which he happily and generously shared.  Some highlights below. Touchinvest: Stanislas, you Continue reading »

Meet the Art Advisor: Annelien Bruins

Meet the Art Advisor: Annelien Bruins

Posted on July 7, 2013 by Touch Invest in Art, Chronicles

Annelien Bruins is an art advisor, writer and global citizen currently working for Tang Investments, located in New York, Miami, London and Hong Kong. Tang Investments, where Annelien is Chief Operating Officer and Senior Art Advisor, provides clients with transactional advice (private sales, auction representation, sourcing and placing works, price discovery and due diligence) and Continue reading »

Meet the Wine Connoisseur: Charles Curtis

Meet the Wine Connoisseur: Charles Curtis

Posted on May 11, 2013 by Touch Invest in Chronicles, Wine

Touchinvest met with Charles Curtis over a glass of white wine at Lexington Brass in New York City, in between his trips to Asia and Istanbul, to chat about wine, investing and the prestigious Master of Wine honor. Charles Curtis MW is the founder of a fine wine advisory serving private, trade and institutional clients Continue reading »

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