The Latest News in the July 2007 Issue of Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles Newsletter In this month's issue of Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles, stories include: Schoenhut Circus Toys, Art Glass Lampshades, Joke Political Buttons, Wicker Furniture, and Art Pottery Jardinières and P
News-Antique.com - Jul 03,2007 - Cleveland, Ohio – July 3, 2007 – It's summertime and in many places across the U.S., it is getting HOT! This is the perfect time to grab a cold beverage, find a cool spot with a comfortable chair and relax while enjoying the July edition of the Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles newsletter. Nothing else brings the collector up to date on the latest prices, trends and news. The 12-page, color-illustrated newsletter is available to subscribers in print and On-line from the Kovels’ website at http://www.kovels.com . This month's issue features stories on:
Ladies and gentlemen & children of all ages, in this issue of the Kovels’ newsletter you'll see a seven-inch Schoenhut Ring Master that sold for $546 at a New Jersey auction. Find out about Schoenhut's Humpty Dumpty Circus toys and what they are really worth.
A Quezal iridescent lampshade lit up an Ohio auction, where it sold for $201. Lampshades are bargains compared to a lot of antique American art glass. More light is shed on the subject in this issue.
A fan of Rocky and Bullwinkle cartoons won a 1972 “Bullwinkle for President” button for $58 at a Maryland auction. It was one of many joke campaign buttons that were up for sale. To cast your vote on funny campaign buttons, get your hands on the July newsletter.
Summertime and the living is easy if you can recline in a wicker chaise lounge like the one in this month’s issue. It sold for $177 at an Iowa auction. Get the July newsletter then sit back and read more about 100-year-old wicker furniture.
Art pottery jardinières and pedestals from the first half of the twentieth century are difficult to find. At a recent Rago Craftsman auction in New Jersey, prices for jardinière and pedestal sets ranged from $450 to $1,920. Check out some of the excellent examples in this month's newsletter.
The July issue of the Kovels’ newsletter also includes their regular monthly features, such as the Buyer’s Price Guide, Collector’s Gallery and News Flash. Subscriptions for the print edition or the online edition can be purchased from their website at http://www.kovels.com/subscribe. A digital copy of the 1918 color catalog for Schoenhut circus toys is available for $15 at http://www.kovels.com/e?circus.
About the Kovels
Ralph and Terry Kovel are the authors of more than 95 books about collecting and antiques, including the best-selling annual price guide "Kovels’ Antiques and Collectibles Price List.” Hailed by Parade magazine as "the duke and duchess of the antiques world," the Kovels publish "Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles" (an award-winning newsletter) and write a syndicated weekly newspaper column distributed to more than 150 newspapers. They appeared weekly on the HGTV program "Flea Market Finds with the Kovels.” Their popular website with price information is www.kovels.com. The Kovels' newest book is "Kovels' American Collectibles, 1900 to 2000,” published by Random House and available July 17, 2007 wherever books are sold and online at http://www.kovels.com/KAC.