New York and San Jose, CA – LiveAuctioneers and eBay have jointly announced a new partnership that will expand selling opportunities for auction houses in a way that is unprecedented in the art and collectibles sector. The combined force of eBay’s incomparable presence in the online retail marketplace with LiveAuctioneers’ peerless technology and client database of more than 5,000 premier auction houses will form the infrastructure for a “Buy It Now” after-sale venue set to launch this spring.
DALLAS - An abridged early 1920s Abraham Lincoln biopic, "The Life of Abraham Lincoln," one in the long line of cinematic interpretations of Lincoln's life leading up to Steven Spielberg's recently released "Lincoln" - a film receiving critical accolades across the board - and one long thought lost to history, recently re-surfaced in the hands of Don Ackerman, a Dallas collector and a resident expert at Heritage Auctions, who bought a print that was casually bring offered on eBay.
Steven Martin is the author of the fascinating new memoir Opium Fiend: A 21st Century Slave to a 19th Century Addiction.
"A good way to make a small fortune in the book business is to start with a large one."