An insider look at the world of fine art, antiques and collectibles

Shipping Tips for Art & Antiques

Shipping Tips for Art & Antiques

Congratulations! You just sold your first item on the Mearto Marketplace. Now it’s time to ship it to the buyer. Here are some tips to help you make sure that your item arrives in one piece. First, it is important to pack your piece securely. Then, you will have to […]

The Most Expensive Collectible Items Ever Sold

The Most Expensive Collectible Items Ever Sold

Online sales of collectibles soared during the COVID-19 pandemic. For example, eBay says that sales of collectible Pokemon cards have risen by 574 percent since the start of the pandemic. Football cards, as another example, have risen in value on average by 1,586 percent! There’s no question that there has […]

Let’s talk about sets.

Let’s talk about sets.

On an almost weekly basis, Mearto’s customer support team receives an inquiry from a potential customer with a large collection of related items with the following question: Do I need to purchase an appraisal for every single item in my collection? Fortunately for most, the answer is often no. At […]

12 of the Most Unusual Items We Appraised Online in 2020

12 of the Most Unusual Items We Appraised Online in 2020

After the Covid-19 pandemic turned the world upside down, it’s safe to say that 2020 was an unusual year. We all felt the effects of the virus through surreal lockdowns, travel restrictions and homeschooling demands. Fortunately, with our services offered 100% online and our team of specialists already accustomed to […]

Where to sell your antiques

Where to sell your antiques

Where are the antique shops near me? and where can I sell my antiques? Should i sell my antiques online or to a local antique dealer? This is probably the questions you have if you are just discovered something valuable in the attic and want to sell your antiques. Selling […]