The Top 20 Searches for Antiques and Collectibles at Kovels.com for July 2007 With over 600,000 antiques and collectibles in its online price guide, Kovels.com today released its top 20 list of the most popular searches for July 2007.
News-Antique.com - Aug 03,2007 - Cleveland, Ohio - August 03, 2007 - Kovels.com http://www.kovels.com), the Web's largest free price guide for antiques and collectibles, today released its list of the top 20 searches for July. The Kovels' top 20 list is based on the results of hundreds of thousands of searches that took place on its website during the month of July 2007.
People use price guides for a number of reasons, usually to determine the value of an item that they own. If an item isn't listed on the top 20 list, it doesn't mean it is unpopular or that there isn't a demand for it. It only means that in July there was less interest.
1. Jewelry (No movement); 2. Coca Cola (No movement); 3. Stove (Up from #7); 4. Furniture (No movement); 5. World War II (Down from #3); 6. Silverplate (Down from #5); 7. Occupied Japan (Down from #6); 8. Lighters (No movement); 9. Bottles (No movement); 10. Knives (No movement); 11. Swords (Up from #12); 12. Fishing (Up from #19); 13. Cookie Jars (Not listed last month); 14. Roy Rogers (Not listed last month); 15. Elvis Presley (Not listed last month); 16. Radios (Not listed last month); 17. Josef Originals (Not listed last month); 18. Bicycles (Not listed last month); 19. Pepsi-Cola (Not listed last month); 20. Phonograph (Down from #18)
July is the beginning of flea market season and seven new categories appeared on the top 20 list as shoppers started checking on some less pricey collectibles.
The Kovels' "Top 20" list of antiques and collectibles has been published monthly since 2002 and is offered by Kovels.com as a service for collectors.
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 a monthly award-winning newsletter, Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles, 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 free price information is www.kovels.com. The Kovels' newest book is "Kovels' American Collectibles, 1900 to 2000," published by Random House, available wherever books are sold and online at http://www.kovels.com/KAC.