Search our Archives for press releases from other collectibles:
- All Press Releases
- Art Press Releases
- Coin Press Releases
- Comics Press Releases
- Currency Press Releases
- Domain Names & Intellectual Property Press Releases
- Entertainment Press Releases
- Historical Press Releases
- Jewelry, Timepieces & Luxury Accessories
- Movie Poster Press Releases
- Real Estate Press Releases
- Sports Press Releases
- Wine Press Releases
Press Release - October 30, 2017
Heritage Auctions Europe Expanding Comic & Comic Art ServicesTeam will launch firm's European Comic Books and Original Comic Art category
"We are all thrilled to welcome Eric and Bernard to our team," announced Jacco Scheper, Managing Director. "These two renowned experts and gallery owners will contribute their vast knowledge and client base, as well as their retinue of represented artists, to Heritage's efforts, to the great benefit of our clients."
Heritage has been expanding its European presence, with the recent acquisition of MPO (now Heritage Auctions Europe) in the Netherlands as well as their newly announced London acquisition of London Coin Galleries (now Heritage Auctions UK).
"Bernard and I sincerely believe that the combination of Heritage's award-winning, state-of-the-art IT platform and international bidder base, along with our research capabilities and clientele, will quickly create the world's most trusted venue for serious owners of valuable European Comic Book Artworks," Verhoest said.
With over one million registered online bidder-members from 192 different countries, it is easy to understand how Heritage achieved $43 million dollars in U.S. Comic Book and Comic Art sales in 2016, far surpassing all other auction concerns combined. On average, HA.com receives more than 44,000 visits every day. In 2016, the site recorded 16.5 million visits, the most traffic of any auction house in the world. Heritage also sells more online across all categories than Christie's and Sotheby's combined, with $348.5 million in online 2016 revenues (41 percent of its total sales), as confirmed by Hiscox, Artsy, Art Market Report and numerous other sources.
Heritage's commitment to its IT platform is well complemented by its internet marketing, catalog design and distribution. The result is record prices realized in virtually every category served, particularly Comic Books and Comic Art.
Mahé, Verhoest and their team are very eager to meet with collectors in Europe to discuss collections and the possibility of consignment.
North American collectors of European Comic Books and Comic Art are invited to contact Mahé at BernardM@HA.com or 33 6 52 69 08 56 and Verhoest at EricV@HA.com or 32 475 26 94 08. Their American counterparts, Joe and Nadia Mannarino, may be reached at 214-409-1921 or JoeM@HA.com and NadiaM@HA.com.
Heritage Auctions is the largest fine art and collectibles auction house founded in the United States, and the world's largest collectibles auctioneer. Heritage maintains offices in New York, Dallas, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, Chicago, Palm Beach, London, Paris, Geneva, Amsterdam and Hong Kong.
Eric Bradley, Public Relations Director
- Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
- Bid online
- Free Collector newsletter
- Want List with instant e-mail notifications
- Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
- Cash Advances
- More Bidders
- Trusted Experts
- Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
Learn about consigning with us
I appreciate the comfort level when consigning with Heritage -- I know the job will be done right.View More Testimonials
HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)