The Latest News in the March 2008 Issue of Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles Newsletter In the March issue of Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles, stories include: Compacts, Purses, Windup Toys, German Metalwork, Painted Cupboards, Rock 'n' Roll T-Shirts, Coverlets
News-Antique.com - Mar 10,2008 - Cleveland, Ohio - March 10, 2008 – Spring is just around the corner and there is no better way to get ready for warm weather and the sales and collecting opportunities that come with spring, than to get your copy of the March 2008 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 online from the Kovels’ website at http://www.kovels.com . Here are this month's featured stories:
Compacts & purses are popular as always. A winning bidder walked away, clutching a Judith Leiber "Mousy" metal evening bag after paying $3,346 for it at auction. To get a grip on this bag and see more information on fancy compacts and evening bags, be sure to get your copy of the March issue.
Tin windup toys jump at auction. If you march to the beat of a different drummer, you will appreciate the Marx tin windup walking drummer boy that sold for $900 at an Illinois auction of dozens of windup toys. Wobble over to this month's issue to read all about the fun you can have with old toys.
Buff up on German metalwork of the past. An Emil Lettre silver coffee pot made in the mid 1920's sold for $11,250 at a New York auction. It was one of many dramatic pre-World War II German designs up for sale that you can read about in this issue.
Take a look at some painted cupboards from the south. An antique painted poplar and pine set-back cupboard with punched tin and paneled doors auctioned for $489 at a North Carolina auction. Painted cupboards and cabinets made in the rural South a century ago are bargains. They make great storage pieces and look good in any room of the house. Read more about these cupboards in this month's issue.
A collection of rock 'n' roll T-shirts from the late 1960s and early '70s sold for big bucks at a fall Christie's auction in New York City. Want to see some examples and get the inside scoop on this new collecting phenom? More info and photos can be found in the March issue.
Many coverlets offered at a Garth's auction in Ohio sold for under $300, but one made by a German born weaver went for over $800. Coverlets were made by many American weavers who wandered the countryside in the19th century, selling their work to middle class families. For more info on these works of textile art, be sure to check out this month's issue.
The March issue of the Kovels’ newsletter also includes their regular monthly features, such as the News Flash, Collector’s Gallery and Buyer’s Price Guide. Subscriptions for the print edition or the online edition can be purchased from their website at http://www.kovels.com.
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