Author: lindsey

Introducing: Signature Art Research

Introducing: Signature Art Research

Did you find a Basquiat in the basement, a Gauguin at a garage sale or another work of art that you think is really special? We hear stories all the time about artworks attributed to famous artists that have been lost, only to turn up decades or centuries later in […]

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 […]