The World Class Antiques Insider Newsletter!

The World Class Antiques Insider Newsletter!

Newsletter Archive - May 2024

Kindly be aware that promotions and discounts featured in this newsletter may or may not still be available.

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Welcome to the World Class Antiques Insider Newsletter!

Every month, stay ahead of the curve with our new editorial, take advantage of exclusive subscriber promotions, explore our latest chronicles posts, and more. Stick around for the good stuff!

Fake or Fortune

Fake or Fortune? An elderly French woman found a rare Cimabue painting in her kitchen, valued at up to $440,918. Art expert Eric Turquin identified it as "Christ Mocked," part of a polyptych. Turquin also authenticated a suspected Caravaggio found in a Toulouse attic, sold for around $43 million. Similarly, a Texas family discovered their portrait by Nigerian artist Ben Enwonwu is worth $200,000. A damaged Giacometti sculpture, initially deemed worthless, sold for $612,000 after restoration. Retired NYC sanitation worker Nelson Molina collected 45,000 items, aiming to open his "Trash Museum" to the public.

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From The Antique Explorer’s Chronicles Blog

From Entries to Insights: Exploring the Results of Our Sweepstakes

Over the month of April, participants from Canada and USA entered our spring sweepstakes, hoping to snag exciting prizes and be part of something special. At stake where a chance to win one of 3 vintage Lehmann wind-up tin birds! They are a great collectible piece and are new old stock (NOS). Made in Western Germany during 1970s.

It’s been a few weeks since the sweepstakes concluded, and now we’re ready to explore the data behind the entries. We’ll be delving into the details, uncovering key insights regarding our initial question, and mapping out participant demographics.

To begin, let’s explore the question we asked our sweepstakes participants: What factors influence your decision to purchase an antique: (1) historical significance, (2) aesthetic appeal, or (3) investment potential?

Read 'Exploring the Results of Our Sweepstakes'

World Class Antiques Promotions

This month, we're featuring a special promotion on our collection of vintage or antique books. Enjoy a 15% discount on ANY vintage or antique books available on the World Class Antiques marketplace. Act fast, as this limited-time offer is valid only for the next 25 days. Please note that this special discount is limited to one item per subscriber.

To take advantage of this promotion, follow these simple steps:

  • Browse and order your favorite vintage or antique book from the World Class Antiques Marketplace. Use the button below to access it.

  • Upon confirming your purchase and shipping details, reveal the exclusive code: WCA15OFFMILITARY. This code is accessible only to subscribers of the World Class Antiques Insider newsletter. As noted above, this special discount is limited to one item per subscriber.

  • We will then generate your invoice, reflecting the 15% discount on your chosen vintage or antique book.

That's all there is to it! Take advantage of this great opportunity before it's gone.

Browse the marketplace for vintage or antique books

Antiques Insight

What factors influence peoples’ decision to purchase an antique?

To analyze the factors influencing antique purchases, we reviewed responses from over 4,000 entries collected over a 28-day period. Participants were asked: "What factors influence your decision to purchase an antique: (1) historical significance, (2) aesthetic appeal, or (3) investment potential?"

Here are the results:

World Class Antiques Spring Sweepstakes - We have winners!

And the Winners are...

Announcing the Preferred Antique Shop Sweepstakes!
(August 1st, 2024)

We are giving away (3) 'His and Hers Collector's Magnifier and UV Lights for Shared Adventures' - Collector's Tools! Tell us what is your Preferred antique shop, antique market or mall, and you are entered for your chance to win 1 of 3 'His and Hers Collector's Magnifier and UV Lights' - Sweepstakes will start in August 1st, 2024

Check the countdown

Selling Your Antiques?

A Quick Heads Up!

Just a friendly reminder that any prices or references to the investment potential of antiques in our newsletter are not a substitute for professional appraisals or financial advice. The antique market can be unpredictable, and individual experiences may vary. Before making any significant investment decisions, we recommend consulting with a qualified professional to ensure that your choices align with your unique financial goals and circumstances.

Thank you for being a cherished member of our community of antique enthusiasts!

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