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Auction Universe Partners with Landmark Specialty Publications

Auction Universe said it is partnering with Landmark Specialty Publications Inc., which operates www.collect.com.

Auction Universe is an interactive marketplace composed of the www.auctionuniverse.com Web site and a network of online, telephone, and print opportunities for buying and selling.

Landmark Specialty Publications issues a wide range of publications for the antique, collectibles, and sports hobby marketplaces, including Antique Trader Weekly, Collector Magazine and Price Guide and Tuff Stuff.

The partnership will enable Auction Universe to offer the largest assortment of collector's resources and price guides on the Internet, the company said.

"In partnering with high-profile publishing and media firms such as Landmark Specialty Publications, we can now offer an unmatched level of quality in the information and content provided on the Auction Universe network," said Larry Schwartz, CEO of Auction Universe.

"By partnering with Auction Universe, our customers will now have the opportunity to participate in a state-of-the-art interactive bidding community," said Rick Spears, president, Landmark Specialty Publications. "Our audience of collectors will be part of a bustling online auction community in a way never before possible."