A bidder with lots to spend bought this train set at a recent auction. It's an O-gauge Royal Blue Limited passenger train set, made around 1906 by Marklin, a German toy company.
This Primrose dinner plate, which sold for $10 in an online shop, was made by Copeland Spode. The pattern was introduced in 1881.
The Kovels' Top Twenty list is based on the results of hundreds of thousands of searches that took place on its website during November, 2008. Occupied Japan remains on top, proving Kovels.com is one of the web's best sources for Occupied Japan collectibles prices.
This set of 6 Brownies figures sold for $1,650. Brownies were first drawn in 1883 by illustrator, Palmer Cox.
Art buyers are worried that paintings by modern and contemporary artists aren't selling. This silver Calder bracelet from the early 1940s sold for $110,500.