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Leslie Hindman

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

For more than two decades, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers has been an industry leader as one of the nation's leading fine art auctioneers. Founded in 1982, Leslie Hindman has remained a constant force behind high profile auctions of Paintings, Prints, Drawings and Sculpture, Furniture and Decorative Arts, Fine Jewelry and Timepieces, Vintage Couture and Accessories and Fine Books and Manuscripts. With an exceptional team of specialists - allied with a worldwide network of consultants, representatives and special services for trust and estate professionals - Leslie Hindman Auctioneers effectively appraises and markets property leading to outstanding prices realized.

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers has handled many significant estates such as Arthur Rubloff, Mrs. Robert R. McCormick, Gertrude Zeising Kemper, the Potter Palmer families, Reid Martin, Elizabeth Cheney, the Gore Family Memorial Foundation Trust, John Belushi, the couture and accessories of Leona Helmsley and many others. Ms. Hindman's firm also regularly sells property for many major museums and institutions.

One of the foremost authorities on buying and selling at auction, Leslie spent eight years as the host of two popular television shows, At the Auction with Leslie Hindman and The Appraisal Fair, on HGTV while writing a weekly syndicated column for the Chicago Tribune called "What's It Worth?" and penning her critically acclaimed book, Adventures at the Auction (Clarkson Potter, a division of Random House).

Leslie serves on the Board of Directors of the Chicago Public Library Foundation, Loyola University Chicago Council of Regents, Goodman Theatre, The Women's Board of the Joffrey Ballet, and The Arts Club of Chicago. She is an active member of the Economic Club of Chicago, The Committee of 200, International Women's Forum, The Chicago Network and World President's Organization.

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers is located at 1338 West Lake Street in newly renovated headquarters in Chicago's West Loop.


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