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A Birkin Bag in the Box Is Worth a Lifetime of Debt

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After she lost her job, Angela Rivers found herself in need of some quick cash. Instead of heading to her bank, she delved into her Brooklyn closet. An avid shoe and handbag collector, she took out her cherished chocolate brown Birkin and went across the river to Manhattan, where she had an appointment in the [...]

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Andy Warhol and The Dollar Sign

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“I like money on the wall,” Andy Warhol admitted in 1975, “The best way I like to carry money, actually, is messy. Crumpled wads. A Paper bag is good.” You would be hard-pressed to find another artist’s work that is more apropos to the luxury world than Warhol’s ‘Dollar Sign’ series. After a successful career [...]

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Artist Spotlight: Francis Bacon

By   /  October 6, 2017  /  Featured Press, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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One of the most important artists of our time, Francis Bacon, is known for his surrealistic and distinctive figurative art. Beverly Loan Company, coined “pawnshop to the stars” by the media, offers loans based on high-end collateral, including art by Francis Bacon. The now deceased painter held the record for a short period of time [...]

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Jean-Michel Basquiat Joins Pantheon of Record-Breaking Artists

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Twice a year, during the fall and spring, fine art usurps the daily headlines with announcements of multi-million dollar paintings breaking world record auction prices. Each season, the art world holds its breath to see how the titans of art history will perform on the open floor of bidding. Typically, artists that have already been [...]

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Part 2: Three More of the Most Expensive Coins

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If you read Part I of this post, you would have a better understanding of how expensive https://www.jewelrynloan.com/blog/buy-and-sell-collectible-coins-in-orange-county/ collectible coins can be, based almost solely on numismatic value. Below are three more of the most famous and pricey coins. 1933 Double Eagle The most valuable American coin ever sold at public auction was a 1933 [...]

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Part 1: Three of the Most Expensive Coins

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To coin collectors and aficionados, many coins are worth far more than their intrinsic platinum, gold or silver value and in some cases can demand millions depending on their rarity and condition. Below are just three of the most famous coins in the numismatic world. 1850-dated Liberty Head Double Eagle The Liberty Head double eagle, also [...]

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