News-Antique.com - Nov 30,-0001 - Garden City - New York - July 8, 2006 — TIAS.com (http://www.tias.com) the Webs largest online antique and collectible mall released their monthly "Hot List" of Antiques & Collectibles. The TIAS "Hot List" has been published monthly since 2002. These top ten lists are based on hundreds of thousands of searches by people using the online search engines at the indicated Web sites in the month of June 2006.
Keep in mind that these searches are what people were looking for, not necessarily what they were buying. In many cases, people will search for items when they are just trying to determine a value of a specific item that they have in their possession.
Here are the top ten search words used at http://www.TIAS.com. This site specializes in offering a broad range of antiques and collectibles:
1. Fenton (Up from #6) 2. Cookie Jar (Down from #1) 3. McCoy (Up from #7) 4. Milk Glass (Not listed last month) 5. Dolls (Down from #3) 6. Teapots (Not listed last month) 7. Pyrex (Not listed last month) 8. Stamps (Not listed last month) 9. Depression Glass (Down from #4) 10. Carnival Glass (Down from #9)
"No Movement" means the item has not changed position since the previous months list. "Down from #.." indicates that the item has dropped on our list since the previous list was published. "Up from #.." indicates that the item has risen on our list since the previous list was published. "Not listed last month" means that this item was not in the previous top 10 list.
Here are the top ten search words used at http://www.AntiqueArts.com . This site specialized in "high end" Antiques and Art:
1. Chairs (No movement) 2. Nippon (No movement) 3. Limoges (No movement) 4. Tiffany (Up from #8) 5. Mirrors (Up from #6) 6. Tables (Down from #4) 7. Staffordshire (Up from #9) 8. Sofas (Down from #7) 9. Desks (Down from #5) 10. Transferware (No movement)
Here are the top ten search words used at http://www.Kovels.com . This site is a free online price guide to antiques and collectibles:
1. Books (No movement) 2. Bottles (No movement) 3. China - Dinnerware (No movement) 4. Dolls (No movement) 5. Plates (Up from #8) 6. Avon (Up from #9) 7. McCoy (Down from #6) 8. Hummels (Down from #5) 9. Pottery (Down from #7) 10. Furniture (Not listed last month)
Past hot lists can now be viewed online in the TIAS Newsletter archives, just search for "Hot List" at http://www.tias.com/newsletter
TIAS serves approximately 190,000 unique customers a day. About 670 merchants sell through the TIAS system, listing well over half a million items for sale online. The company has been building e-commerce systems for merchants since 1995.
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