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Simeon Lipman

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Simeon is a lifelong pop culture, film, music, art, history and sports enthusiast, who has been appraising collections, curating auctions and exhibitions, and coordinating culturally relevant events for the past 20 years.

It’s with much enjoyment and enthusiasm that Simeon continues to draw on his experience and expertise to help people and institutions who wish to learn more about their own collections, and who require assistance with collection acquisition or placement. Among his notable curated events was the groundbreaking Punk Sale held at Christie’s Auction House in New York City, 2008. This event celebrated the Punk aesthetic; its cultural significance as both an historic music genre and a valid and extremely influential art movement with its distinct attitude, design and ephemera.

Other recent sales have included The Vader Project at Freeman's Auction House in July, 2010, as well as sales featuring Street Art and Designer Toys.

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  • Compare options between different types of sellers, i.e., a dealer versus an auction house
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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW’s pool of experts are professionals with a wide range of experience in the antiques, fine art and collectibles community, and they are from a diverse background of auctioneers, dealers and appraisers.

All ROADSHOW appraisers are independent volunteers who donate their time and expertise to PBS and who pay their own expenses to be on the show. All business transactions are independent from ANTIQUES ROADSHOW.