News-Antique.com - Nov 05,2008 - Photo Caption:
Westmoreland makes #4 on the TIAS "Hot List" for October 2008. This Footed Bell Bowl/ compote, with lace edge, marked with both a raised glass mark, and still has its foil tag which reads: Authentic Westmoreland Hand Made Milk Glass. 7-7/8 inches height, 9 inches across the top, 4-1/4 inches across the base, and is in nice condition. This was a Westmoreland #3 line piece, made from 1933 on, has the three- column stem. You can view more details on this item here: http://www.tias.com/12908/PictPage/3923323322.html
Garden City - New York - November 05, 2008 — TIAS.com (http://www.tias.com) the Webs largest online antique and collectible mall released their monthly "Hot List" of Antiques & Collectibles. The TIAS "Hot List" has been published monthly since 2002. These monthly "Hot Lists" are based on hundreds of thousands of searches by people using the online search engines at the indicated Web sites in the month of October 2008.
Keep in mind that these searches are what people were looking for, not necessarily what they were buying. In many cases, people will search for items when they are just trying to determine a value of a specific item that they have in their possession.
Here are the top ten search words used at http://www.TIAS.com. This site specializes in offering a broad range of antiques and collectibles:
1. Cookie Jar - No Movement, 2. Hutschenreuther - Not Listed Last Month, 3. Walking Cane - Not listed last month, 4. Westmoreland - Not listed last month, 5. Figurines - Not listed last month, 6. Ironstone - not listed last month, 7. Avon - Not listed last month, 8. Stamps - Up from #10, 9. Halloween - Not listed last month, 10. Carnival Glass - Not listed last month
"No Movement" means the item has not changed position since the previous months list. "Down from #.." indicates that the item has dropped on our list since the previous list was published. "Up from #.." indicates that the item has risen on our list since the previous list was published. "Not listed last month" means that this item was not in the previous top 10 list.
Here are the top ten search words used at http://www.AntiqueArts.com . This site specialized in "high end" Antiques and Art:
1. Limoges - No movement, 2. Transferware - Not listed last month, 3. Chairs - Up from #6, 4. White Ironstone - Not listed last month, 5. Staffordshire - Up from #7, 6. Mirrors - Down from #4, 7. Nippon - Down from #3, 8. Sofas - Up from #9, 9. Tables - Down from #5, 10. Sofas - Down from #9
Past hot lists can now be viewed online in the TIAS Newsletter archives, just search for "Hot List" at http://www.tias.com/newsletter
TIAS serves approximately 160,000 unique customers a day. About 510 merchants sell through the TIAS system, listing well over half a million items for sale online. The company has been building e-commerce systems for merchants who sell