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  • Kovels On Antiques & Collectibles December 2019 Newsletter Available

    Kovels On Antiques & Collectibles Decembe…

    Kovels’ December 2019 newsletter features Nippon porcelain, Memphis design furnishings, candy containers, frosted pressed glass, and vintage Christmas, all with information, photos and prices.          

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  • Happy #whatsitwednesday!

    Happy #whatsitwednesday!

    Be the first to guess what the pictured item is by leaving a comment below. If you have your own whatsit, our editors can include it in a future post....

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  • Giving Thanks for Our Readers

    Giving Thanks for Our Readers

    It's Thanksgiving and we want to give thanks to our dedicated readers. As for the “giving” part of Thanksgiving, we are offering six Thanksgiving table place cards adapted from vintage...

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  • Vintage Decorations Keep Season Bright

    Vintage Decorations Keep Season Bright

    Holiday ornaments, cards, signs, advertising and games still stir collector interest, especially toys with original packaging. Figures like this folk art redware belsnickle keep traditions alive. Find more seasonal collectibles.          

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  • Memphis Design Aesthetic is Bold, Bright

    Memphis Design Aesthetic is Bold, Bright

    Collectors are drawn to the colorful, asymmetric shapes of furniture and other household items by the radical design collective called Memphis. Furnishings from the bold Italian movement are growing in...

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  • Sweet Treats for Collectors

    Sweet Treats for Collectors

    Vintage candy containers could be used as decorations or toys long after the candy was gone. This container, part of a toy village, is made of folded tin and has...

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  • Japanese Porcelain Made for America

    Japanese Porcelain Made for America

    Between 1891 and 1921, Japanese porcelain marked "Nippon" was sold in the United States. Its designs, including this iris plaque with a heavy gilt border, often included animals, flowers and...

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  • Pressed Glass with Frosted Details

    Pressed Glass with Frosted Details

    Late 19th-century and early 20th-century pressed glass with frosted decoration is sought after by glass lovers. This Gillinder & Sons compote has a raised early American scene with a frosted...

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  • Puppy Bank

    Puppy Bank

    Q: I’d like some information about this puppy still bank. It has an embossed bee on the back. There are traces of the original paint remaining in some areas. It’s...

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  • Delft Urn

    Delft Urn

    Q: Is this Delft urn worth anything? I’m getting ready for an estate sale at my mom’s place. She was 80 and this was her mother’s.        

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