The Kovels' Top Twenty list is based on the results of hundreds of thousands of searches that took place on its website during August, 2008.
Thank you, collectors, dealers, curators, authors and the many others who are part of our community of "antiquers."
Ralph M. Kovel, antiques expert, died August 28.
Delegates at this week's Democratic National Convention will no doubt go home with handfuls of future political collectibles.
Enjoying the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing? The first poster to announce the games using the term "Olympiad" was this one, advertising the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.