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Most collectors are always looking for the sleeping one who is waiting to be found. One story tells how a collector went to a pawnshop and asked the owner if…

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MARINE CHRONOMETERS
For people of maritime professions, spending many months away from the earth, the ship becomes a second home. Therefore, all items of ship's life surrounding sailors should be durable, comfortable,…

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Trade in antique books in Russia from the era of Peter I to the present day
The developed system of book antiques trade, with the relevant rules and laws, is one of the most important components in creating the most favorable conditions for the emergence of…

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or How to buy masterpieces?

Pictures from the exhibition, or How to buy masterpieces?

Once we had an art day – we went to the sale of paintings in the House of Bessarabian Jews (there is such a building in Tel Aviv). This is the second sale we visited – the first was a few years ago. Tel Aviv-Bessarabian Jewish House Photo: Source When we go there, we don’t even think there is anything to buy there. There are at least two reasons for this: there is no money and nothing to buy. And what draws us there? I just want to get involved in contemporary art.

In general, this can be done at least every day – many galleries, for all tastes. But there is no such review of a constantly operating and huge exhibition of paintings. Photo: Boris Rokhlenko, personal archive of the Pictures – many, exhibited about 1000 paintings and reproductions. There are originals. There are reproductions. There are famous names, there are popular names, there are completely unknown names. Prices – from $ 50 per reproduction to $ 5,000 per original. Here is an artist who repeatedly copies her paintings. She is already so famous, her galleries are so full of works that there is simply nowhere else to go. Continue reading

Collecting antique books - a lesson for wealthy people
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