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December 20, 2016

A Few of our Favorite Things: 2016

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Leslie Hindman specialists look back on 2016 and share their favorite items from the past year- the most interesting stories, exciting results and the objects that had them inspired.   Zachary Wirsum, Specialist, Post War and Contemporary Art  My favorite lot of the year was Saul’s Guernica, 1974 by Peter Saul. A reimagination of Pablo Picasso’s…

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July 5, 2016

What to Look for When Buying Antique Jewelry at Auction

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Director of the Important Jewelry and Fine Timepieces department, Alexander Eblen, explains characteristics of antique jewelry and what to look for when buying these unique heirlooms at auction. Working with true antique jewelry that is 100+ years old is a great joy for the jewelry team at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Many people find antique jewelry intimidating or hard…

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January 12, 2016

Kansas City Appraisals

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Kansas City is a city of jazz music and barbecue; the home of Walt Disney and Thomas Hart Benton; a city rich in culture and with a deep appreciation for the arts.  Leslie Hindman Auctioneers’ specialists travel throughout the year for appraisal days and special events from coast to coast. We have worked with collectors and…

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January 7, 2016

A Few of our Favorite Things: 2015

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Leslie Hindman Specialists pick their favorite things of 2015—the interesting, the unique and those that inspired them. Anne Forman, Director of Luxury Accessories and Vintage Fashion "The Lanvin Metallic Silver Ensemble that was sold in our October auction. This piece felt both vintage and current- the mark of a great timeless piece- something a very elegant woman…

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September 1, 2015

A Young Buyer’s Guide to Auctions

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Over the years, auctions have become increasingly popular for young consumers who are looking for unique property at a great price. A desire for quality merchandise on a limited budget have forced young people to be resourceful when buying art, decorative items, furniture and jewelry. Whether looking for something to decorate the home or a special gift idea, Leslie Hindman…

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