News-Antique.com - Mar 03,2011 - CLEVELAND – “Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles” March 2011 issue is now available in print and online. This month's news includes:
A group of skater’s lanterns—small, portable lanterns used from the 1860s through the middle of the 20th century—sold at a recent Conestoga auction in Pennsylvania. See examples and prices in Kovels’ March newsletter.
McCoy cookie jars were sweet treats for collectors at a recent Ohio auction. The Kovels lift the lid so you can see pictures and prices of McCoy cookie jars.
Miriam Haskell jewelry was in full bloom at a Boston auction, where a flower brooch sold for $2,252. Costume jewelry is always in style, and Miriam Haskell’s designs are among the best. See pictures and prices in Kovels’ March newsletter.
A toy boat collector sank $16,250 into an early 1900s Bing ocean liner at a New York auction. It was one of hundreds of toy boats from the famous Forbes collection. See more shipshape toy boats and prices in Kovels’ March newsletter.
A bidder paid $900 for an arts and crafts style chair, possibly the work of Charles Stickley, one of the famous Stickley brothers, at an Illinois auction. See pictures and learn more about Arts and Crafts chairs, including value, in Kovels' March newsletter.
Kovels’ newsletter also reports on the sale of a collection of antique and vintage wine accessories, from trolleys and cradles to coasters and corkscrews. See pictures and prices in the March issue.
Regular monthly features—the Dictionary of Marks (March features German dolls), the popular Collector’s Gallery with answers to readers' questions (a Shirley Temple doll is among March’s questions and answers), and the Buyer’s Price Guide of recent prices—are also included.
With its mixture of pictures, prices, tips and expert advice on what’s hot in the market, the 12-page, color-illustrated Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles newsletter has something for both beginning and experienced collectors. Subscribe to the print version at 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 99 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 800,000 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, the Kovel brand has been continued by Terry Kovel and her daughter, Kim Kovel.