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Going, Going, Gone

The time comes for all of us to think about the future of a lifetime’s accumulation of possessions. Hopefully the senior members of your family have made (and written down) their decisions about important heirloom items to be passed on to specific individuals: great-grandfather’s gold watch, the wedding present Tiffany lamp, and so on.

There may also be items of value and interest, and even sizable specialized collections, that relatives can’t integrate into their own homes.… Read More

New to collecting antiques? Monthly Auctions in Massachusetts are a Shopper’s Delight

There are great ways to get started learning about and participating in the auction world. Monthly estate auctions are one of the best ways to do this. At Skinner, we’ve been holding monthly “Discovery Auctions” of affordable antiques, decorative arts and collectibles since the 1980s.