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CLEVELAND – May 11, 2011 – The Kovels' Top Twenty list is based on the results of hundreds of thousands of searches that took place on its website during April, 2011. Occupied Japan remains on top, proving is one of the web's most popular sources for Occupied Japan collectibles prices.

Erphila is a newcomer to the Kovels Top Twenty list. Erphila is a mark made from the first letters in the names Ebeling & Reuss, and Philadelphia. They imported whimsical figural pitchers, creamers, figurines, platters, and other giftwares from the 1920s to the present. Pitchers like the rooster pitcher pictured here sell for $75 to $150.

The complete Top 20 for April 2011:

  1. Occupied Japan
  2. Coca-Cola
  3. Cookie Jars
  4. Amber Glass
  5. Royal Bayreuth
  6. Capo-Di-Monte
  7. Copeland Spode
  8. Royal Copley
  9. Satsuma
  10. Pin Cushion Dolls
  11. Shawnee Pottery
  12. Red Wing Pottery
  13. Bavaria
  14. Bossons
  15. Erphila
  16. Pepsi-Cola
  17. Milk Glass
  18. Carnival Glass
  19. Wedgwood
  20. Belleek

The list of top searches serves as an indicator of which items are particularly popular among collectors. Search for more prices in the most accurate antiques price guide online—the free online price guide at—and in our newest book, Kovels' Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide 2011.


Terry Kovel has written more than 99 books about collecting, including the best-selling annual price book, Kovels' Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide. The 2011 guide is now in stores. Terry publishes a subscription newsletter and writes a syndicated newspaper column that appears in more than 150 newspapers and digital publications. She and Ralph starred in the weekly HGTV program, Flea Market Finds with the Kovels. The Kovels website,, offers 800,000 free prices and other information for collectors, including books, special reports, a weekly emailed letter to collectors, marks and an archive of other informative material. Since Ralph's death, the Kovel brand has been continued by Terry Kovel and her daughter, Kim Kovel.

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