Partnership Between Stout Auctions and WorthPoint » read source
The premier website for antiques, art, and collectibles, WorthPoint Corporation, today announced that Stout Auctions has selected WorthPoint as a data publishing partner. Stout Auctions will provide WorthPoint, under the new agreement, with upcoming and historical auction data to be published on the WorthPoint web site. WorthPoint, with information provided by Stout, is now able to provide more comprehensive data than ever.
CEO and Chairman of WorthPoint, Will Seippel, said: "We are very pleased about our partnership with Stout Auctions". "With this new relationship, we add the sales of railroadiana to our database, from the toy train experts at Stout. No one is more knowledgeable on the subject of historic train collectibles than they are, and WorthPoint is proud to include Stout's records in its data collection."
WorthPoint is a collector's social network and search engine rolled into one. By providing a vast database of sales records wherein an individual can assess the worth of their own collection, the website is changing the process of assessing worth for collectibles. Collectors connect, through WorthPoint, with experts to learn more about authenticity and value in antiques, art and vintage items. Through the WorthPoint online community, members can contact other collectors interested in selling, buying, or swapping stories, and they can share their insight and knowledge through the forums and wikis.
Stout Auctions is the leading U.S. auction house dealing with Lionel toy trains, Ives, Marx, American Flyer, as well as other scale and toy trains. They sell railroadiana, toys, guns and sportsman items. From classic postwar Lionel to the colorful tinplate toys of the 1930s, Stout events encompass a wide range of collectibles for train set connoisseurs and novices alike. With a proven track record for high sales and premier customer service, Stout Auctions is a family-run company of train and toy enthusiasts.