FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CLEVELAND – September 1, 2012 – The September 2012 “Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles” newsletter is now available in print and online.
Terry Kovel reports on dozens of cocktail accessories wanted by collectors. The auction included everything from swizzle sticks and their holders to cocktail shakers. Priciest item—an Art Deco chrome and glass cocktail tray sold for $688. Collectors bid high for 20th-century Italian art glass and Kovels’ September newsletter has pictures and descriptions of some of the best pieces. See a 1930s Carlo Scarpa vase that sold for more than $81,000, a Paolo Venini vase that brought $72,100, and others. And some practical Midcentury Modern desks in warm woods with simple lines turned up at a couple of summer auctions. Find descriptions, pictures and prices of desks by Paul Frankl, Kai Kristiansen, George Nakashima, and others in Kovels’ September newsletter.
In “Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles” September newsletter you also see priced examples of lawman badges from the Old West, old and colorful Chinese firecracker labels with brand names like “Home Run,” “Yankee Boy” and “The Wizard.” Birds on etchings by Mark Catesby and figurines by Boehm are also reported. Kovel visited the White Ironstone China Association (WICA) annual convention and shows names and pictures of ironstone in a special exhibit. Regular monthly features such as the Dictionary of Marks featuring Boehm Porcelain, the popular illustrated Collector’s Gallery with answers to readers’ questions, and the Buyer’s Price Guide with current prices are also included.
With its mixture of expert advice and reports on what’s hot in the market, Kovels’ newsletter has something to offer for both beginning and experienced collectors. Subscribe to the print version of “Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles” at http://www.kovels.com/Print/print-subscription.html. Subscribe to the downloadable digital version at http://www.kovels.com/Online/select-subscription.html.
Kovels.com, the online portal for Kovels’ Antiques, provides collectors and researchers with up-to-date and accurate information on antiques and collectibles. Kovels’ Antiques was founded in 1953 by Terry Kovel and her late husband, Ralph. Since then, Kovels’ Antiques has continually published some of America’s most popular books and articles about antiques, including the best-selling “Kovels’ Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide,” now in its 45th edition. The Kovels’ website, online since 1998, and free weekly email, “Kovels Komments,” give readers a bird's-eye view of the market through up-to-date news, auction reports, an online Price Guide, a Marks Dictionary, readers’ questions with Kovels’ answers, and much more.
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