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"Sage Advice. Collectors...need to know...the fine points of their collections. The thoughts, the questions, the guidance has been distilled down to one volume, The Antique and Art Collector's Legal...
"Sage Advice. Collectors...need to know...the fine points of their collections. The thoughts, the questions, the guidance has been distilled down to one volume, The Antique and Art Collector's Legal...
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  • "Sage Advice. Collectors...need to know...the fine points of their collections. The thoughts, the questions, the guidance has been distilled down to one volume, The Antique and Art Collector's Legal Guide."

    —George E. Hicks, CEO, The National Civil War Museum and former Director, Museum and Historical Services, at The Greenwich Workshop

    Nationally recognized attorney and art law expert, Leonard D. DuBoff, gives every collector what they have been looking for. This concise, easy to follow guide, leads the collector from the prepurchase stages, to displaying your work, to passing it on for future generations to love and enjoy.

    Don't Be Cheated—Learn to spot fakes, phonies and fast-talkers

    Uncover Hidden Gems—Learn to find treasures in untapped places

    Avoid Costly Mistakes—Learn what you need to know about insurance, taxes, customs, loaning out your work, and THE RIGHTS OTHERS MAY HAVE TO YOUR COLLECTION!

    "Useful legal and practical tools...for the amateur as well as the serious collector."

    —Caroline R. Young, artist

    Whether you are collecting quarters or Queen Anne Furniture,

    masks or museum-quality pieces—this book is for YOU!

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  • Leonard D. DuBoff is a practicing attorney, former law school professor, and past president of the Oregon Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts. A recognized expert on art law and a frequent lecturer, he is the author of more than fifteen books on art law and art business.
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  • Preface

    Introduction -

    Section 1: Acquisition and Protection

    Chapter 1: Getting Started
    Researching
    Purchasing

    Chapter 2: Purchasing and Reselling Your Collectibles
    Galleries and Shops
    Artists and Craftspeople
    Auctions
    General Restrictions

    Chapter 3: Due Diligence on Purchase and/or Sale -
    Stolen Goods
    Warranties

    Chapter 4: Authenticating the Work -
    Forgeries
    Multiples Legislation
    Certification Marks
    Conclusion

    Chapter 5: Inventory and Insurance -
    Inventory
    Insurance
    Loss Occurance

    Chapter 6: A Guide to Protecting Your Home and Collection from Theft
    Anonymity
    Alarm Systems
    Exterior Considerations
    Identifying Your Property
    Victim of Burglary

    Chapter 7: Investments
    Collectors
    Investment Potential
    Investment Considerations and Sources of Information
    Financing Investments

    Chapter 8: Conservation and Restoration
    Suggested Methods of Display
    Signs of Deterioration
    Professional Conservators
    Conservation and Restoration Techniques

    Section 2: Specific Legal Issues -

    Chapter 9: Copyright
    Copyright Act of 1976
    Copyright Protection
    Copyright Owner
    Conclusion

    Chapter 10: When Rights Collide -
    Moral Rights
    Resale Royalties

    Chapter 11: Tax Considerations -
    Income Tax
    Gift and Estate Considerations

    Chapter 12: Import and Export Restrictions for the Collector
    Customs Duties

    Chapter 13: When Your Artwork is Held by Others -
    Bailment

    Glossary -

    Appendix A: List of Organizations -

    Appendix B: List of Publications -

    Appendix C: Selected Laws Governing Artists and Dealers

    Appendix D: Other Resources -

    Index
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