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World's Most Exclusive Auction Houses - Phillips
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20 November 2009

World's Most Exclusive Auction Houses - PhillipsIn the auction world, Sotheby’s and Christie’s have a commanding lead, but coming in at the third-largest, Phillips, de Pury & Company is nipping at their heels. Although Phillips has been working out of New York since 2001, the company got its start in England more than 200 years ago.

Phillips still has offices in London, and many other major cities across the globe, like their salesroom in Geneva and gallery in Zurich, but their primary operations are handled out of the Big Apple.

Phillips, de Pury & Company have been trying to gain a head of steam in the auction world. After Sotheby’s and Christie’s were both found to be guilty of price-fixing, Phillips used their solid reputation to climb the ladder. However, they’re still behind the two powerhouses.

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