AntiqueParlor.com Announces Alliance with Eppraisals.com

Apr 03, 2001, 01:00 ET from AntiqueParlor.com

    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- AntiqueParlor.com, (AP) the
 premier antique source for designers, collectors and dealers, announced a
 strategic alliance with Eppraisals.com, the largest online appraisal company.
     AntiqueParlor.com aggregates the inventories of the nation's most
 reputable antique dealers into one seamless database for the interior design
 trade and individual collectors.  The alliance gives AntiqueParlor.com clients
 direct access to Eppraisals.com experts who provide objective information and
 valuation of fine art, antiques, and collectibles.
     "Offering online appraisals is in line with our mission to provide
 comprehensive products and services relating to the entire process of
 discovering, purchasing, and enjoying quality antiques," said Karen Vellines,
 AntiqueParlor.com President.  "Eppraisals.com experts give our clients
 qualified, third-party evaluations and thus a greater degree of confidence
 during this process."
     Launched in December 2000, AntiqueParlor.com is quickly becoming the
 online destination for interior designers and collectors seeking quality
 antique furniture and accessories.  AntiqueParlor.com is unique in that
 customers are able to purchase directly online or if preferred, at the dealer
 where they can literally "touch & feel" any antique they discover.  The
 estimated antique market is $12 billion annually worldwide.
     "This alliance gives AntiqueParlor.com customers access to valuable, yet
 inexpensive information about antiques they are considering purchasing," said
 Tom Finke, Eppraisals.com CEO.  "Eppraisals.com's expert insight and true
 market valuations will enhance their purchasing experience."
     AP Approved Dealers will also benefit from the alliance.  They will be
 able to provide Eppraisals.com certification next to any of their products
 displayed on AntiqueParlor.com, thus increasing traffic to and sales of those
 pieces.  "This alliance is a win for our dealers as well as our clients," said
 Scott Buelter, AntiqueParlor.com CEO.  "The more information sellers provide
 and buyers obtain, the greater their degree of confidence and enjoyment during
 and after the purchasing process."
 
     About AntiqueParlor.com
     AntiqueParlor.com, headquartered in Newport Beach, California, is the
 leading online provider of quality antique furniture and accessories for
 individual collectors and the interior design industry, and can be reached at
 949/851-5185, toll free at 888/455-5185 or www.AntiqueParlor.com.
 
     About Eppraisals.com
     Eppraisals.com is the most comprehensive source for fast, accurate, and
 objective identification and valuation of art, antiques, and collectibles.
 The company's network of more than 750 experts are specialists and authorities
 in 300 different categories.
 
 

SOURCE AntiqueParlor.com
    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- AntiqueParlor.com, (AP) the
 premier antique source for designers, collectors and dealers, announced a
 strategic alliance with Eppraisals.com, the largest online appraisal company.
     AntiqueParlor.com aggregates the inventories of the nation's most
 reputable antique dealers into one seamless database for the interior design
 trade and individual collectors.  The alliance gives AntiqueParlor.com clients
 direct access to Eppraisals.com experts who provide objective information and
 valuation of fine art, antiques, and collectibles.
     "Offering online appraisals is in line with our mission to provide
 comprehensive products and services relating to the entire process of
 discovering, purchasing, and enjoying quality antiques," said Karen Vellines,
 AntiqueParlor.com President.  "Eppraisals.com experts give our clients
 qualified, third-party evaluations and thus a greater degree of confidence
 during this process."
     Launched in December 2000, AntiqueParlor.com is quickly becoming the
 online destination for interior designers and collectors seeking quality
 antique furniture and accessories.  AntiqueParlor.com is unique in that
 customers are able to purchase directly online or if preferred, at the dealer
 where they can literally "touch & feel" any antique they discover.  The
 estimated antique market is $12 billion annually worldwide.
     "This alliance gives AntiqueParlor.com customers access to valuable, yet
 inexpensive information about antiques they are considering purchasing," said
 Tom Finke, Eppraisals.com CEO.  "Eppraisals.com's expert insight and true
 market valuations will enhance their purchasing experience."
     AP Approved Dealers will also benefit from the alliance.  They will be
 able to provide Eppraisals.com certification next to any of their products
 displayed on AntiqueParlor.com, thus increasing traffic to and sales of those
 pieces.  "This alliance is a win for our dealers as well as our clients," said
 Scott Buelter, AntiqueParlor.com CEO.  "The more information sellers provide
 and buyers obtain, the greater their degree of confidence and enjoyment during
 and after the purchasing process."
 
     About AntiqueParlor.com
     AntiqueParlor.com, headquartered in Newport Beach, California, is the
 leading online provider of quality antique furniture and accessories for
 individual collectors and the interior design industry, and can be reached at
 949/851-5185, toll free at 888/455-5185 or www.AntiqueParlor.com.
 
     About Eppraisals.com
     Eppraisals.com is the most comprehensive source for fast, accurate, and
 objective identification and valuation of art, antiques, and collectibles.
 The company's network of more than 750 experts are specialists and authorities
 in 300 different categories.
 
 SOURCE  AntiqueParlor.com