The small but growing and quirky market for heirlooms
Scions of ex-royals and descendants of old money families are seeking to monetize high value family-held collectibles. It isn't as big as the art market and there are some restrictions on selling to foreigners. Business is getting brisk, though, as today's heirs look to monetize these prized possessions.
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