Kovels' Top 10 Collectors' Searches for 2010 Kovels.com released its list of the most searched for items in its online price guide in 2010. The Top 10 list is based on the results of millions of searches that took place on its website.
and attractive signs, trays, ads, and novelties. All, especially the older items, are wanted by collectors. Very old signs and trays are priced in the thousands of dollars. More recent Coke items sell for only a few dollars.
Rosenthal porcelain was first made in Selb, Bavaria, in the 1880s. The company has been bought and sold several times. It is now owned by an Italian company, but pieces are still made in Bavaria. Of most interest to collectors are decorative plates, figurines, and dinnerware.
If you want more prices, marks, and information, keep searching on Kovels.com this year. Happy New Year!
Terry Kovel has written more than 98 books about collecting, including the best-selling annual price book, Kovels' Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide. The 2011 guide is now in stores. Terry publishes a subscription newsletter and writes a syndicated newspaper column that appears in more than 150 newspapers and digital publications. She and Ralph starred in the weekly HGTV program, Flea Market Finds with the Kovels. The Kovels website, Kovels.com, offers 700,000 free prices and other information for collectors, including books, special reports, a weekly emailed letter to collectors, marks and an archive of other informative material. Since Ralph's death in 2008, the Kovel brand has been continued by Terry Kovel and her daughter, Kim Kovel.