Three Valuable Coins, Stolen from a FedEx Package Are Recovered

A British Colonial Proof Trade Dollar Coin, struck in gold (1902) It was nearly ten years ago when prominent British coin dealer Stephen Fenton of Knightsbridge Coins purchased five rare coins at a Sotheby’s auction in New York. Post-sale, Fenton entrusted FedEx to...

Charlton T. Chapman Painting is Recovered

NYYC Steam-Sail Yacht at Sea by Charlton T. Chapman Imagine working for over 2 years on a theft from an art gallery where the paintings surface and are seized by the FBI.  The US Department of Justice got involved and characters such as a limo driver and a guy named...

Collier Painting Stolen in 2007, Recovered from Bonhams in 2008

One of the ugliest paintings we have ever worked on.  Love me, Love my Dog by James Collier.  This painting was stolen from a storage facility in Arizona and offered for sale through Bonhams, California.  Bonhams sold the work and the buyer refused to return it. Why?...

Multimillion Dollar Lawsuit Over Artwork Settled After Mediation

A very contentious lawsuit between two art dealers and former business partners has been settled. Attorney Christopher A. Marinello was brought in by both parties to resolve the longstanding dispute and lawsuit filed in NY County Supreme Court.  The artworks involved...