The Latest News in the November 2007 Issue of Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles Newsletter In the November issue of Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles, stories include: Doorstops, Ink Bottles, Miriam Haskell Costume Jewelry, Grandfather Clocks, Dedham Pottery and Fore-Edge Books
News-Antique.com - Oct 25,2007 - Cleveland, Ohio – October 25, 2007 – It's late October and collectors across the country have begun their search for gift ideas for the Holidays. The November edition of the Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles Newsletter is the perfect place for any collector to begin their search for information on interesting antiques and collectibles. The 12-page, color-illustrated newsletter is available to subscribers in print and online from the Kovels’ website at http://www.kovels.com . This month's issue features stories on:
Doorstops are a warm welcome that can sit at any door in any house. A cast-iron Cape Cod cottage doorstop made more than 60 years ago sold at a Pennsylvania auction for $115. We hold the door open with more information for you in this issue.
A “teakettle barrel” ink bottle looks like a barrel with a kettle's spout. Recently one of these bottles sold for $1,568 at a bottle auction in California. Uncork more about the shapes of glass ink bottles and inkwells in the November issue.
Miriam Haskell is a famous name among fans of high quality costume jewelry. In the November newsletter, you can see a 1944 cornucopia brooch designed by Haskell in the 1940's that sold for $180 at a New Orleans auction. Get your copy of the November issue to be dazzled by more Miriam Haskell designs.
A collector with lots of money at hand bought a grandfather clock for $41,000 at a North Carolina auction. You can buy an antique grandfather clock for a lot less. To find out how, take the time to read the November newsletter.
“Fore-Edge” books were all the rage from the 1780s to the 1830s. These books had handpainted illustrations on the edge of the bookpages that is opposite from the binding. Learn more about this interesting art form and what these literary treasures are selling for.
Did you know that Dedham pottery comes in pieces other than “Rabbit”? One hundred pieces sold at Northeast Auctions this year. This was only half of the collection. The rest is for sale in October. Find out prices for rare pieces by getting your copy of the November newsletter.
The November issue of the Kovels’ newsletter also includes their regular monthly features, such as the Buyer’s Price Guide, Collector’s Gallery, News Flash. Subscriptions for the print edition or the online edition can be purchased from their website at http://www.kovels.com.
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 FREE price information is www.kovels.com. The Kovels' newest book is "Kovels' American Collectibles, 1900 to 2000,” published by Random