Kaitlin Shinnick, Senior Specialist in the Skinner Fine Jewelry Department, will lead off the two-day Jewelry History Symposium this week in Miami. The conference is organized by the Original Miami Beach Antique Show and held at the Miami Fair Expo Center, the two days prior to the opening of the show. Kaitlin will open the conference with what everyone wants to know, “What’s Hot at Auction.” Skinner is a proud sponsor of this fantastic event, for more details and a list of presenters visit the show website.… Read More
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Internationally Renowned Auction House Expands with Florida Office in Coral Gables
BOSTON, MA – January 7, 2014 – Skinner, Inc. has named April L. Matteini as the regional director for Florida. In this role, Matteini will be responsible for developing new business, providing appraisal services, and managing client relations with individuals, fiduciaries, not-for-profit organizations, and museums in Florida and the Southeastern United States.… Read More
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