Kovels' Top Collectors' Searches for March 2010


CLEVELAND –  April 18, 2010 – Kovels.com, the Web’s largest free price guide for antiques and collectibles, today released its list of the most searched items in its price guide in March 2010. Occupied Japan took the top spot, a position it’s held for over a year.

The top ten list is the result of hundreds of thousands of searches in Kovels.com antiques and collectibles price guide. The list is an indicator of the popularity of certain categories of antiques and collectibles among collectors.

See what other antiques categories were popular among collectors in March 2010:

1. Occupied Japan – No Movement
2. Stove - No Movement
3. Silverplate – No Movement
4. Jewelry – No Movement
5. Furniture – Up From $8
6. Capo-di-monte – down from #5
7. Coca-Cola – No Movement
8. Copeland Spode – Down From #6
9. Bosons – No Movement
10. Rosenthal – Not On List Last Month

The top searches remained constant, though furniture moved up higher in the list. Rosenthal entered the top ten and Copeland Spode fell a few places.

People use price guides for a number of reasons, usually to determine the value of an item they own or 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 March.

Accredited media interested in discussing the content of this release or any topics related to antiques and collectibles are encouraged to contact Terry Kovel to schedule an interview.

About Kovels.com

Terry Kovel has authored more than 98 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 color photos and 47,000 actual prices. Both are available wherever books are sold and online at www.Kovels.com/e?books.