Auction Advice

Getting Ready for the October 12, 2014 Auction

October 11, 2014

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The October 12, 2014 Modern Art & Design Auction will begin tomorrow at 12 p.m. (Pacific Time). Here are some helpful tips to prepare you for Sunday’s big event.

Getting Ready for the May 18, 2014 Auction

May 17, 2014

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The May 18, 2014 Modern Art & Design Auction will begin tomorrow at 12 p.m. (Pacific Time). Here are some helpful tips to prepare you for Sunday’s big event.

Getting Ready for the February 23, 2014 Auction

February 22, 2014

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The February 23, 2014 Modern Art & Design Auction will begin tomorrow at 12 p.m. (Pacific Time). Here are some helpful tips to prepare you for Sunday’s big event.

Getting Ready for the October 13, 2013 Auction

October 12, 2013

Auction is tomorrow! Continue reading for auction day and bidding tips. Good luck to all bidders!

Market Status: Time to Sell

August 3, 2010

Now that there is more time to consign (deadline is now August 12th), I asked Peter his thoughts on the current state of the market and recent consignments. Peter Loughrey: So far the October 2010 Auction will include a large assortment of items in the $1,000 – 1,500 range, which will make for an exciting opportunity […]

How to Sell at Auction

July 21, 2010

What to expect when selling at auction according to LAMA’s Director Peter Loughrey: Submitting Material for Possible Inclusion Submitting your items is easy. A simple list will do, but sometimes we will need to see photographs. We can also simply make an appointment to come by and look at your items at your location. However, emailing […]

Advantages of Selling at Auction

June 8, 2010

Top three reasons to sell at auction according to Peter Loughrey: Upside Unlike selling at a fixed price, an auction has the unique ability to create a competitive environment, where there is no fixed limit to how high the value can be set on any individual item. As soon as you put a fixed price […]

Auction Advice for the Beginning Design Collector

March 2, 2010

Recently someone asked me, ‘I am very interested in design and I really want to start collecting. What should I be looking for, especially when buying through auction?” So, I asked Peter his thoughts, well because he’s been in the business since 1989 and has almost seen it all. Peter :”On any given sale, I […]

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