What It's Worth

Weekly articles written by Jeffrey P. Hess about the value of collectibles and other rarities. The articles are published weekly on the Tampa Bay Times.

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Highly Valued African American Artists

We will be featuring an unpretentious painting by Willie Earl Robinson in our worldwide auction
next month. We purchased it for $600. We’ve estimated it at a modest $700 to $1,000.

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Settling An Estate

Settling an estate is a daunting task, and the executor, often the most trusted family member, is tasked with an important responsibility. This comes with challenges and pressures usually from family members.

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Florida’s Got Talent

You’ve all heard the jokes. “Florida Man.” Florida — America’s appendage, Land of newlyweds and the nearly dead. Etc. Sure,

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A Pen Of Value And Reknown

The 21st century changed the landscape of fine and decorative arts dealers througout the world. The Chinese  market was always

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