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Jackie Kennedy’s ’61 Lincoln Convertible Set for Mecum Auction | ClassicCars.com

Jackie Kennedy’s ’61 Lincoln Convertible Set for Mecum Auction | ClassicCars.com

Posted on July 22, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Cars, News

The historic Lincoln that recalls the excitement and tragedy of the too-brief Kennedy years will be auctioned in Monterey, California, in August at Mecum Auctions sale during... Continue reading »

Watches and Whisky: Balblair Vintage 1969 + Omega Speedmaster 1969 | Haute Time

Watches and Whisky: Balblair Vintage 1969 + Omega Speedmaster 1969 | Haute Time

Posted on July 22, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Watches, Wine

Balblair Vintage 1969 + Omega Speedmaster 1969 superbly balanced and classic... Watches and Whisky: Balblair Vintage 1969 + Omega Speedmaster 1969 | Haute... Continue reading »

Fine Wine 50 Index on a Par With Global Indices | Liv-Ex

Fine Wine 50 Index on a Par With Global Indices | Liv-Ex

Posted on July 21, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Wine

The Fine Wine 50 Index has continued to firm in recent weeks. It closed Tuesday at 304.05, its highest level since October 2013. Likewise, global equities have been on a bullish... Continue reading »

Watches As Investments | City A.M.

Watches As Investments | City A.M.

Posted on July 21, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Watches

How the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona might be the most collectible watch ever, if only you could get your hands on one. Watches As Investments | City... Continue reading »

Art Collection of Legendary Dealer Leslie Waddington to Be Auctioned at Christie’s London | ArtNetNews

Art Collection of Legendary Dealer Leslie Waddington to Be Auctioned at Christie’s London | ArtNetNews

Posted on July 21, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Art, News

The collection of the legendary art dealer Leslie Waddington, who passed away last November at the age of 81, will be offered for sale as a single-owner auction at Christie’s... Continue reading »

Strong Start for Del Mar | Thoroughbred Daily Network

Strong Start for Del Mar | Thoroughbred Daily Network

Posted on July 21, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Horses, News

Del Mar’s three-day opening weekend produced solid figures, with on-track attendance up 13.4% and overall handle up 14.3% during racing Friday through Sunday. Strong Start... Continue reading »

Rare 2,000 Year Old Coin on the Auction Block |Breaking Israel News

Rare 2,000 Year Old Coin on the Auction Block |Breaking Israel News

Posted on July 21, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Rare Coins

An ancient and very rare Hebrew silver shekel is going on the auction block this week at Winner’s auction house and is expected to fetch between up to $32,000. Rare... Continue reading »

David Bowie’s Art Collection to Be Displayed in Several Cities Prior to London Auction This Fall |Rock 107

David Bowie’s Art Collection to Be Displayed in Several Cities Prior to London Auction This Fall |Rock 107

Posted on July 20, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Art, News

Prior to the auction, pieces from Bowie’s collection will be exhibited at Sotheby’s St. George Street location in London, July 20, and then displayed in Los Angeles in... Continue reading »

Wine Wednesday Super Sip: Wente's Small Lot Chardonnay | Forbes

Wine Wednesday Super Sip: Wente’s Small Lot Chardonnay | Forbes

Posted on July 20, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Wine

Wente Vineyards... are among the few pioneering wineries still owned and operated by the founding family and now, under the direction of the fifth generation, the winery enjoys... Continue reading »

$700,000 Coin Collection: What it Means For Your Investment Strategy | Finder.com.au

$700,000 Coin Collection: What it Means For Your Investment Strategy | Finder.com.au

Posted on July 20, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Rare Coins

Got a spare million or so? There are some rare Aussie coins up for grabs. $700,000 Coin Collection: What it Means For Your Investment Strategy |... Continue reading »

Haut Brion 1989: Talking Trade | Liv-Ex

Haut Brion 1989: Talking Trade | Liv-Ex

Posted on July 20, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Wine

Haut Brion 1989 traded at an all-time high on the Exchange this week at £14,846 per 12×75. The wine has been rated 100 points by Robert Parker on several occasions and was... Continue reading »

It’s Time You Start Collecting Some Art, Don’t You Think? | Style Blue Print

It’s Time You Start Collecting Some Art, Don’t You Think? | Style Blue Print

Posted on July 19, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Art, News

Purchasing contemporary fine art is a daunting task for novices and even well-versed connoisseurs. But starting a small collection is a worthy investment, not merely... 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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