Occupied Japan has been at the top of Kovels.com's Top Twenty Antiques and Collectibles since January. It's a varied category of collecting—pottery dishes, porcelain figurines, plastic and metal toys, and even souvenirs made of shells are found marked with the words "Occupied Japan." So which Occupied Japan items interest collectors the most? According to the collectors who visit Kovels.com, figurines, like the pair above, are hot. This bisque shepherd and shepherdess, each 12 inches high, sold at an online auction site for $72 a couple days ago.
The complete Top Twenty for August 2009 are:
Ran on September 2, 2009