Sunday May 31, 2020

Boomtime for online auction house sales as the crisis bites deep

Many auction houses are finding ways to get around the huge constraints of the coronavirus crisis

12th April, 2020
A sale of classic cars in England cleared £2 million last month

Across the globe, it’s a good time for online fine art and antique auctions. According to Pontus Silfverstolpe, Swedish co-founder of Barnebys, the biggest online search engine for art and collectables for sale at auction, the impact of the Covid 19 virus is having a transforming, and speeding-up effect on the online art auction industry.

One enterprising and agile auction house, H&H Classics, which specialises in classic cars and motorcycles, showed recently just how...

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