Small business banking: Antique Americana fueled by fintech

first_imgPoking around the rusty tools of a farm auction might be the last place you’d expect to find financial apps. But don’t be fooled. The scruffy guy with the country accent didn’t just bring his cousin and his pickup truck. He also brought his smartphone loaded with apps to find value on every item in the barnyard and his mobile banking app to see how high he can bid.American History for SaleIf you follow Mike and Frank on American Pickers and the craze for “rusty gold,” vintage petroliana and advertising, you also know the Texaco sign rusting in the back field is worth thousands. Auto industry advertising is one of the hottest sectors of the vintage and collectors’ market. Morphy Auctions’ of Pennsylvania hit $4.4 million in sales at its recent petroliana and automobilia auction.Philip & I have a passion for this business and like most antique store owners our business centers on the stories we get to share with collectors who visit our shop from all over the country. Because we love what we do it’s easy to infuse the store with that passion. continue reading » 8SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img

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