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Enjoy today’s editor picks. Five antiques that represent iconic items that are hot, what collectors are looking for or just something unusual. What makes it unusual? To our editors it’s a perfect example, or a very rare one or an antique that is just plain weird. Each antique or collectible is chosen from thousands pictured in Kovel’s price books. To see more Register now for FREE access.

Today's Featured Antiques
  • Rocker

    Furniture
    Windsor, Painted, Roses On Crest, Pinstripes, Pa., Child's, c.1830, 19 1/2 In. Illustrated
  • Zeppelin

    Toy
    Graf, Pressed Steel, Paint, Disc Wheels, Rubber Tires, Steelcraft, Illustrated
  • Stove

    Toy
    Tin, Hinged Doors, Chimney, Copper Pots, Black Paint, Bing, c.1900, 14 In. Illustrated
  • Hooked

    Rugs
    House, Wool, Cotton, Velvet Strips, Abstract Border, Mounted, Wood Frame, c.1910, 30 x 41 In. Illustrated
  • Toy

    Christmas
    Santa Claus, Sleigh, 2 Reindeer, Tin Litho, Windup, Key, Strauss, c.1923, 11 In. , illustrated
Today's Featured Premium Article
  • 1898 Calendar

    1898 Calendar

    Q: What is this 1898 calendar worth? It pictures a cat playing the cello and says “New York: E.P. Dutton & Co.” and “Printed in Bavaria.” It measures 5 inches by 3 inches.            
  • Paperweights are Top Picks

    Paperweights offered at a September New York auction included this 21-year-old Paul Stankard botanical cubes as well as others nearly 100 years old. Collectors look for intricate millefiori and lampwork designs and unblemished glass. Interest remains high and paperweights have proven to be a profitable investment year after year. Gaze upon sale prices and company information.          
  • Seth Thomas Clock

    Q: This Seth Thomas Adamantine clock was a wedding gift to my grandparents in 1915. A paper back gives directions for setting up the clock. It was patented on September 7, 1880. It’s in perfect condition. History and value?          
  • Jacquard Coverlets: A Woven History

    Jacquard coverlets were designed to be on tops of beds. This four-color coverlet from 1850 in very good condition sold for just 1 at a Pennsylvania sale that offered Jacquard coverlets with fancy patterns and makers’ names. We cover coverlets.
  • Majolica Makes Major Money

    Majolica pottery that belonged to a famous collector greatly exceeded estimated prices at a California auction in January. Six oysters and sauce could be served in this Victorian oyster plate that sold for ,868. See more plates, vases, bowls, wall  pockets, tobacco jars, and majolica rarities.

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