ArtBCo – the Art Business Collection – was founded in Miami in 2014 with a simple but lofty mission: to combine innovative technology with curated fine art, to create a unique online art buying and leasing experience. Their platform allows users to explore an extensive collection directly from a network of leading galleries worldwide, using original features for a fully immersive, personalized experience. Through an omni-channel approach, ArtBCo is changing the way art is acquired, with the additional opportunity and flexibility to lease. It also partners with Barnebys.

“Our international team is made up of experts in the fields of fine art, business, technology and marketing, from leading organizations,” said Pablo Duarte, founder and CEO of ArtBCo, speaking from the firm's offices in the Wynwood Arts District of Miami.”Our platform allows everyone, everywhere to find the fine art they love, whether it's their first purchase or a new addition to their collection.” The company has renowned gallery partners across four continents and it is expanding rapidly, with more esteemed galleries joining daily. Visit




Chinese Communist banknote rarities at Archives International

A discovery collection of 1930s-era Chinese Communist banknote rarities, acquired by an American collector who spent time in China in the early 1970’s when China was beginning to have a more open policy, will be part of a two-session public auction planned for December 6th and 13th by Archives International Auctions, at 1580 Lemoine Avenue in Fort Lee, N.J. The lot pictured here is a National Bank of the Soviet Republic of China banknote from 1932, in the amount of 2 Jiao. That's Vladimir Lenin (1870-1924), the Russian Communist-Marxist revolutionary.

The auction, on back-to-back Tuesdays, will have over 1,100 lots of rare and highly collectible Chinese, U.S. and worldwide banknotes, scripophily (stock and bond certificates) and coins. The Dec. 6 session will feature banknotes, scripophily and security printing ephemera. Session 2, a week later, will include Chinese and worldwide banknotes, scripophily and coins. Lots will include a United States Act of October 12, 1837 interest bearing proof treasury note; and a Deutsch-Asiatische Bank 1907 Peking branch high-grade rarity. Visit




Bidding for a worthy cause, at the Charmed Foundation online auction

The Children and Athletes Regenerative Medicine (CHARMED) Foundation is holding its first-ever Fall Fundraiser online auction to support the development and translation of regenerative medicine therapies designed for the functional needs of children and athletes. Among the many exclusive items up for bid is a Scottsdale Golf Experience with Ryder Cup Champion and Team U.S.A. Vice Captain Tom Lehman. The auction winner and two guests will be treated to a round of golf with the PGA Tour Pro at the Country Club at DC Ranch in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Sports fans will enjoy the wide selection of unique items available in the auction, ranging from authentic Major League baseballs autographed by renowned sports figures like Hank Aaron and Sandy Koufax (shown), and the legendary Dodger broadcaster Vin Scully; a 2005 Masters Flag signed by the event winner Tiger Woods; and a round of golf at the exclusive Country Club at Brookline, Mass. The CHARMED Foundation Fall Auction is now open. Bidding will close on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 10 pm Eastern time. Visit