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Cleveland, Ohio – April 25, 2016 – Author and antiques expert, Terry Kovel, will be auctioning antiques and collectibles to help raise funds for public television in Cleveland, Ohio. Kovels.com will link to streaming “Auction Action.” The WVIZ/PBS Televised Auction is an exciting live TV event, starting Thursday, April 28 and continuing through Sunday, May 1. Terry, a longtime supporter of WVIZ, will be auctioning antiques and collectibles from the practical to the priceless on the air at the “X Table” on Thursday, Friday and Sunday.
Viewers can enjoy the thrill of live bidding—online or by phone—on thousands of items, everything from antiques and collectibles to wine, restaurant and grocery gift certificates, tickets to theater and sporting events, trips and priceless special events.
Antiques lovers will have lots to bid on. The auction will include pieces from a 40-year-old collection of Bellflower (1840s) pressed glass. Rare Bellflower castor sets with original bottles and stoppers, a large pitcher, compote with ruffled rim, decanter and more are for sale. And there are hundreds of other antiques and collectibles from roll top desks to fifties’ glass and dinnerware. Furniture offerings include a southern yellow pine cabinet, pie safe, crib, antique chairs, and multiple dining room sets. Flasks, figural bottles, Sandwich glass, and tin candle molds will also be auctioned. Unique items include a 1930s toy store, dough box, Clark’s spool cabinet and much more. Everything is sold without reserve.
Viewers can preview auction items and register to bid online or by phone (866-393-2525) by going to the WVIZ website, http://www.ideastream.org/auction. There are always bargains and great surprises, as well as the unexpected, so join the fun – and see Terry – on April 28, 29 and May 1.
Terry Kovel is America’s foremost authority on antiques and collectibles. She is the well-known columnist and author of more than 100 books on antiques and collecting. With her daughter, Kim Kovel, she co-authors the best-selling annual Kovels’ Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide. The 2016 edition is now available at Kovelsonlinestore.com and local bookstores. They will discuss antiques and collectibles topics with accredited media. Photographs are available. Contact pr(at)kovels(dot)com.
Kovels.com, created by Terry Kovel and Kim Kovel, provides collectors and researchers with up-to-date and accurate information on antiques and collectibles. The company was founded in 1953 by Terry Kovel and her late husband, Ralph. Since then, Kovels’ has written some of America’s most popular books and articles about antiques, including the best-selling Kovels’ Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide, now available in its 48th edition. The website, Kovels.com, online since 1998, offers more than a million free prices, and includes a free weekly email, “Kovels Komments.” It gives readers a bird’s-eye view of the market through the latest news, auction reports, a Marks Dictionary, readers’ questions and answers and much more.