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Can't decide -- you should invest in stocks or bonds derivatives.
Plastic or otherwise plastics to make money right now how about swinging Big Apple at an auction house but not just any old antique auction house.
It's our next guest is in the business of buying.
Very -- and quirky second hand items.
That can bring you big returns Paul Brown owner of gallery 63 and start discovery channel's auction kings.
Is here to tell us how his -- business is is making money thank you for joining us I.
-- these days every auction house has has a picker but how do you find that jam in the rough.
We know it does sometimes things just come to you out there in the world there's a million wonderful things have to buy and sell that are not stocks and bonds and properties in commodities -- just you know interstate collectibles and that's -- we do for a living.
Okay you deal with very interesting pieces to sell and many -- second had many of them are working.
And it performing at just showing us some of them because we have a whole -- -- want to show our viewers.
How do you get the psychology going how -- -- get people they excited about something that's a little offbeat I mean what is a snooker table and -- How do you get enough people generating some some electricity about a piece.
But the fact of the matter is.
I mean the secondary goods market is in the hundreds of billions of dollars yearly in this country not just this country allowed.
People don't realize how many how many goods actually change hands and so every memorabilia type they're just unusual artifacts.
From our past always sell well -- not been -- -- -- -- business for three generations of just some -- buy and sell we did we do allowed to stay liquidations.
-- be a divorce or bankruptcy perhaps or sometimes it's just to downsizing situation where people bring us things we liquid -- -- It is always a new buyer for stuff that's the -- -- beautifully about capitalism there's always somebody that's willing to spend money.
Okay so explain to me a guy -- bit of a southern accent in your voice but our producer has an English accent and he says it's pronounced say -- I say that again marker its nuclear table this sounds like something from Jersey Shore -- -- actually from England right.
Gavel I I that was now where that -- that pronunciation actually there's not a whole I distinguishing.
Back in between the southern extending the fact that.
I said -- but this this particular table with something that the -- Rolling Stones carried within -- one of their tours and being englishmen -- -- nuclear that it would cause -- I'm of course Americans don't play that so much would play American -- him billiards.
So that the value that -- was not as great as as I probably thought it should have been and because again how much it just never got much -- I've lived right around 4500 dollars which I think was some kind of out of the -- the odds -- but it get a snooker table is about 50% larger.
Then American billiards so you just -- the American mind said the American market is not that great for it let's just really marketability was the -- I don't.
It's just some of the the other products keep pairings I -- -- got the keep -- designed jacket I'll take a look at this for those and I'll keep Karen Hughes Brothers a pop artists.
He was very famous in New York in the eighties.
Riot I think I I think he got his start as a graffiti artists and if I'm not as if I'm not mistaken they get a pop.
And that sort of thing it you know a lot of people look at and dismiss it says you know like doodles but of course is an enormous market for pop art especially not known figure like -- Of what should be looking around the house now that might have some value I know that up precious metals recently -- -- you know -- silver you know you -- and I -- -- what's the next big thing what should we not be throwing out.
Well what you mention silver I think I think -- wonderful because you can sort of enjoy it as well as investing you can have some bus that a silver -- just a beautiful flatware.
And having -- China cabinet enjoy the investment as it sits there it's not just some piece of paper some blip on your computer screen that could go valueless.
It's always going to have and handbag is precious metal.
This an additional aesthetic values they have yet but we have we have the precious metal value combining with the aesthetic value.
That's sort of you know build overall value for area.
Well in the end what is the craziest thing you have ever soul pop up.
My goodness -- -- out out -- by city or talk for hours on that.
I think the craziest thing what -- -- -- -- about it I'm -- goes along what went -- this was startled oftentimes before this.
Older woman she's probably her seventies she can look like a female version Willie Nelson she can't -- in the store one day.
And sat down this leather satchel on my counterweight should.
So you know what what's in there what turned out to be a bag full of teeth than it was humans who eat the dog T -- -- -- -- -- And as she of these logs that degrade braves have no -- lady right here and she really need them out I wasn't even going to accept them for auction but -- -- she -- capitulate she taught me it's.
And Bobby Dodd brought up on auction block and -- brought about 350 dollars which is about Virginia not more than I would pay for the right what -- but here's what happened at what was -- what's great about the collecting business in general there's a continuum right because the same person.
Only about forty years younger that's Willie Young hippie chick Biden says that is sort of -- ladies can Rodham it.
And this young hippie -- buys you -- jewelry out of it if you cannot turn a profit she may look we'll necklaces result -- you know affairs at flea markets got a got -- for everything fall -- trip you know what there's one for every C one rarely see I'll love it but good for you -- it's great to see we wish you continued to its success on the Discovery Channel thank you very much appreciate it.
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