News-Antique.com - Feb 11,2010 - CLEVELAND – Feb. 11 – Kovels.com, the Web’s largest price guide for antiques and collectibles, today released its list of the most searched items in its price guide in January 2010. Occupied Japan, the dominant search throughout 2009, remains at the top position in the first month of 2010.
The Top 10 list is compiled from hundreds of thousands of searches that take place each month in Kovels.com’s 700,000+ antiques and collectibles price guide. The list gives an indication of what types of antiques are particularly hot among collectors.
See what other searches were popular among collectors in January 2010:
1. Occupied Japan No Movement
2. Stove No Movement
3. Silverplate No Movement
4. Jewelry No Movement
5. Copeland Spode Up from #6
6. Capo Di Monte Down From #5
7. Furniture Not on list last month
8. Bossons Not on list last month
9. Royal Bayreuth Not on List last month
10. Knife Down from #9
People use price guides for a number of reasons, usually to determine the value of an item they own or may want to purchase. If a category isn't listed in the Top 10, it doesn't mean it's unpopular or that there isn't a demand for it. Kovels.com is searched for thousands of items and these 10 categories were the most popular in January.
Accredited media interested in discussing the content of this release or any topics related to antiques and collectibles are encouraged to contact Terry Kovel at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an interview.
Terry Kovel has authored more than 97 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 publishes a monthly newsletter, Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles, and writes a syndicated weekly newspaper column distributed to more than 150 newspapers and websites. Terry and her late husband, 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 www.Kovels.com. The Kovels' most recent books are "Kovels' American Collectibles, 1900 to 2000," and "Kovels' Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide 2010," with 2,500 full-color photos and 47,000 actual prices. Both are available wherever books are sold and online at www.Kovels.com/e?books.