Today Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, the leading fine art auction house in the Midwest, announced their Fine Jewelry and Timepieces Specialist, Alexander Eblen, is coming to Naples, February 15-17. Eblen will provide free jewelry appraisals in Leslie Hindman Auctioneers' new Naples office, at 1300 Third Street South. Additionally, Eblen is hosting a breakfast presentation for the local community at the office on Monday, February 15th at 10:00 am titled "Fine Jewelry and Timepieces in Today's Fluctuating Market: Current Valuations."
"In today's tough economy, people have become increasingly interested in learning what their jewelry is worth," said Alexander Eblen. "I'm delighted to meet residents of Naples and to provide free appraisals and advice on selling jewelry during a time when many people are looking to raise capital."
Eblen's knowledge of the jewelry and timepieces market comes from his extensive experience in grading and appraising fine jewelry. He holds a Graduate Gemologist degree from the Gemological Institute of America in Carlsbad, California and specializes in diamonds and colored gemstones.
Eblen and Leslie Hindman's Fine Jewelry and Timepieces department have a strong reputation for continually achieving exceptional prices at auction and for capturing the interest of the global jewelry market. Leslie Hindman auctions feature antique, period, modern and contemporary jewelry and timepieces from Bulgari, Buccellati, Cartier, Tiffany & Co., Patek Philippe, Rolex and other designers. Eblen's department offers unique, fresh property from private collections and estates.
In addition to the jewelry department, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers is a full service auction house based in Chicago. The auction house is an industry leader with over thirty years of experience and is internationally known as a key player in the global auction market. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers' team of professionals delivers up to forty sales a year specializing in Fine Furniture and Decorative Arts; Fine Art; Fine Books and Manuscripts; Fine Jewelry and Timepieces; and Vintage Couture and Accessories. In January 2010, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers announced the opening of a satellite office in Naples, Florida.
"Many of our clients live in Florida during the winter," said Leslie Hindman, President and CEO of Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. "Alexander Eblen is extremely knowledgeable and his visit will provide him the opportunity to better serve our clients currently residing in Naples, while also reaching out to the Naples community as a whole."
For more information about attending Eblen's presentation or setting up a complimentary consultation please contact Kristy Vaughn or Maura Ross at 239.643.4448.
About Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
For more than two decades, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers has been an industry leader combining a local recognition as the Midwest's leading fine art auctioneers with a global reach of buyers. Founded in 1982, sold to Sotheby's in 1997 and reopened in 2003, Leslie Hindman has remained a constant force behind high profile auctions of everything from contemporary paintings and fine jewelry to French furniture and rare books and manuscripts and always maintains a practice of achieving the highest prices while maintaining the highest levels of integrity and customer service.
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About Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
Located in Chicago’s West Loop, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers is a full service auction house and industry leader with over thirty years of expertise and experience. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers is internationally known as a key player in the global auction market and our team of professionals delivers up to forty sales a year specializing in Furniture and Decorative Arts; Fine Art; Fine Books and Manuscripts; Fine Jewelry and Timepieces; and Vintage Couture and Accessories.