Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles April 2015 Newsletter Available

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The just-released April 2015 “Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles” newsletter features Marblehead pottery, toy pedal cars, Lucite furniture and barber bottles, all with photos and prices.

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Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles Vol. 41 No. 8

Marblehead pottery sold at auction in New Jersey is featured in a sale report in “Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles” April 2015 newsletter. See pictures and prices of a variety of Arts and Crafts pieces made at Marblehead, including a scenic tile by Arthur Baggs, the pottery's director, that sold for $30,000. Vintage toy pedal cars with real-life details were offered at a Boston auction where a two-tone Kidillac pedal car designed by Viktor Schreckengost cruised to a cool $1,300. More pedal cars by leading manufacturers, as well as an Air Knight pedal airplane and a John Deere pedal tractor, are pictured and priced in Kovels' latest issue. And learn about cool, clear Lucite furniture from the 1970s. Kovels' newsletter pictures pricey pieces with whimsical designs that sold at a Florida auction, as well as some eye-popping modern examples.

More than two dozen barber bottles were sold at a glass auction in Virginia. Barber bottles came in distinctive colors and shapes and Kovels' pictures some cranberry, clear and blue opalescent examples with their prices. Collectibles inspired by the animal characters brought to life by Beatrix Potter in her Peter Rabbit stories are especially valued. Kovels' April newsletter shares 10 things you'll want to know about the beloved author—and her merchandise—with pictures.

Jewelry expert, Al Eiber, shares couture costume jewelry finds from the Miami Beach Antiques Show. The popular illustrated Collector’s Gallery answers readers’ questions about a Great Western Duplex stove, an Old Jalopy tin toy, a Victorian wicker baby carriage and a Dr. Allports potlid. April’s Dictionary of Marks lists markings on Beswick's Peter Rabbit. The Buyer’s Price Guide has current prices of dozens of antiques and collectibles.

“Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles” is available as a print subscription or as a digital version that is part of the Kovels.com Premium subscription.

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 2015 edition is now available in bookstores and online. They will discuss antiques and collectibles topics with accredited media. Photographs are available. Contact pr(at)kovels(dot)com.

About Kovels.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’ Antiques has written some of America’s most popular books and articles about antiques, including the best-selling “Kovels’ Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide,” now in its 47th edition. The website, Kovels.com, online since 1998, offers more than 1 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.

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