News-Antique.com - Oct 29,2008 - Cleveland, Ohio - October 20, 2008 - Kovels.com today released its list of the top 10 Halloween costume searches for October 2008. The list is based on keyword searches that helped Google.com users reach Kovels.com. With over 700,000 antiques and collectibles in its online price guide, Kovels.com is the Web's largest free price guide for antiques and collectibles.
#1 Pee Wee Herman, #2 Smokey and the Bandit, #3 Davy Crockett, #4 Burt Reynolds, #5 Planters Mr. Peanut, #6 Moth (from “The Tick” comics), #7 Howdy Doody, #8 Gunsmoke, #9 Boss Hogg (from “Dukes of Hazzard”), #10 Captain Kirk (from “Star Trek”).
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Terry Kovel, with her husband Ralph, has authored more than 95 books about collecting and antiques, including the best-selling annual price guide, "Kovels' Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide." Hailed by Parade magazine as "the duchess of the antiques world," Terry Kovel publishes a monthly newsletter, Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles, and writes a syndicated weekly newspaper column distributed to more than 150 newspapers. Terry and Ralph appeared weekly on the HGTV program "Flea Market Finds with the Kovels." Terry’s popular website with free prices and information for collectors is http://www.Kovels.com. The Kovels' most recent books are "Kovels' American Collectibles, 1900 to 2000," and "Kovels' Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide 2009," with 2,500 photos and 44,000 actual prices. Both are available wherever books are sold and online at http://www.Kovels.com/e?books. Terry’s latest special report is “Kovels' Buyers Guide to 20th-Century Costume Jewelry,” which is available exclusively at http://www.Kovels.com/e?jewelry-report.
[Image caption: This Mousketeer Minnie Mouse costume was made by Ben Cooper Co. in the 1950s. It has a vinyl Mickey Mouse mask, a cloth skirt and blouse with the "Mickey Mouse Club Mousketeers" logo decals on the front and a vinyl belt with a metal buckle. The costume also has an iron-on alphabet to personalize the shirt. It sold for $144 in its original box at a Hake's auction. Photo courtesy of Hakes.com.]