News-Antique.com - Jan 18,2011 - Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles January 2011 issue is now available in print and online. The January issue of the monthly newsletter includes: Victorian Glass Tumblers, Celebrity Dolls, Bakelite & Silver Jewelry, Shaker Furniture, Miniature Porcelains and Modern Lamps. You'll also find enamelist's marks and a price guide.
More than 80 tumblers made by U.S. glass factories sold at a recent auction. Read about some of the bargains and their makers in the January 2011 issue of Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles.
Morphy's recently auctioned more than two dozen vintage celebrity dolls. See dolls modeled after Princess Elizabeth, Judy Garland, Shirley Temple and others.
Costume jewelry is growing in popularity. We picture some mid-20th-century Bakelite and silver pieces that your mother or grandmother might have worn.
Miniature dishes and accessories were designed to be displayed with miniature furniture in dollhouses and cabinets. See examples of these tiny wares in the January issue.
If you’re turned on to modern lighting, you'll light up when you see the lamps by some mid-20th century industrial designers that sold at a fall Los Angeles Modern auction.
And learn more about the practical, well-designed and well-made furniture of the Shakers that sold at a recent Cincinnati auction.
The Collector’s Gallery answers readers' questions about a fire starter pot and brush, an ashtray from Marcus Garvey's Black Star Line steamship, a Bavarian mustache cup and a Lehmann snail toy.
With its mixture of advice and reports on what’s hot in the market, the newsletter has something to offer for both beginning and experienced collectors. To subscribe to the print version of Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles, go to www.kovels.com/e?subscribe. Subscribe to the downloadable digital version at www.kovels.com/e?digital.
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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.