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ANTIQUES & collectibles

Antiques & Collectibles

The global appeal for art keeps growing and continues to encourage new collectors to acquire works.

Christie’s reports that its worldwide art sales in 2012 totaled $6.27 billion, up 10 percent over 2011, and that the average number of registered bidders per auction in 2012 was 53 percent higher than a decade ago.

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