The Latest News in the June 2008 Issue of Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles Newsletter In the May issue of Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles, stories include: Art Tiles, Movie Posters, Paperweights, Roycroft, Skittles Sets and Rockingham Pottery.
News-Antique.com - Jun 12,2008 - Cleveland, Ohio - June 12, 2008 – Hot enough for you? It's June and the heat of the midday sun can be a bit much for even the most tenacious bargain hunting collector. Why not take refuge from the sun with a cool drink and the June issue of Kovels' on Antiques and Collectibles Newsletter. Nothing else brings the collector up to date on the latest prices, trends and news in antiques and collectibles. The 12-page, color-illustrated June 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:
The Art of Tiles - A Van Briggle tree tile blossomed when it sold for $14,400 at a New Jersey auction. Get the June issue, where you'll learn all about some of the best early 20th-century American art tiles.
Movie Posters For Collectors - If you're a movie lover, a Breakfast at Tiffany's poster picturing Audrey Hepburn would be a premier find. The ticket price for the 1961 poster was $5,310 at a Chicago auction. We review more classic movie posters in the June issue.
Paperweights Hold Value - Vintage cast-iron paperweights are simply ducky. A "Flapper" paperweight made by Hubley, waddled away from a Pennsylvania auction for $518. You'll find more cute figural paperweights in this month's issue.
Roycroft Furniture - A collector on a mission to collect Roycroft furniture paid $13,200 for a sideboard at a New Jersey auction. Want to know more about Roycroft? Check out the June issue.
Paper-Mache Skittles Sets - A rare frog set that includes seven little frogs dressed as a conductor with musicians recently sold for $17,825. If you don't know what Skittles are, read the article in this month's issue.
Rockingham Pottery - This is high-quality, brown-glazed, earthenware or porcelain made in Swinton, England, from 1745 to 1842. It was also made in the U.S. from 1835 to 1885. Confused? You won't be, if you get the June issue.
The June 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
Accredited media interested in discussing the content of this release or any topics related to antiques and collectibles are encouraged to contact the Kovels at LLillis@kovels.com to schedule an interview.
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' most recent books are "Kovels' American Collectibles, 1900