Hess Fine Art

Fine Art, Auction, Watch and Antique Experts Since 1984.
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What it's Worth

Sometimes, History Trumps Material

While the material this cameo is made of is mere Pinchbeck (a copper and zinc alloy resembling gold), a secret unfolded when researching the names on the cameo that was truly astounding – and that secret took an otherwise $50 cameo to a $1,000 cameo.

Adah Isaacs Menken was a childhood friend of Annie Holcombe. Annie and her sister were...

Seized Ponzi Spoils Heading to Auction
A St. Petersburg business will drop the gavel on items linked to schemer Scott Rothstein

These unique items will only be up for Auction for a limited time. Don't miss out on your chance to own a piece of history!

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AUTOMATONS: THE MAGICAL MYSTERY OF MOVING PARTS

VINTAGE DESIGNER MARTINI SHAKERS

Most martini shakers are stainless steel or silverplate, which is why it’s significant to come across one crafted of sterling silver. Signature and designers are very important in valuation.

With the rekindled interest in Art Deco and Moderne 1960s chic triggered by shows like Mad Men, the old-fashioned martini shaker has become a hot collector’s...

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COIN SILVER TEA SET

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1864 ABRAHAM LINCOLN FERROTYPE

Photographic images come in many forms: daguerreotype, ambrotype and tintype or ferrotype. It takes an expert to know the difference.

Daguerreotype was introduced in 1839. Made of polished silver, these photos are very reflective and heavy and require a protective glass covering, as they are easily damaged. This method was in...

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