Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles November 2015 Newsletter Available

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The just-released Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles November 2015 newsletter features campaign memorabilia, midcentury George Nelson furniture, carnival glass, Chanel purses and accessories and antique Russian cloisonné, all with information, photos and prices.

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Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles Vol. 42 No.3

"Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles" November 2015 newsletter celebrates Election Day with a sale report on campaign memorabilia sold in Maine. See pictures, descriptions and prices of buttons, banners and bandanas advertising 19th-century presidential candidates that sold from $400 to over $8,000. Also included are tips on what to collect from the 2016 campaign. Furniture designed by George Nelson & Associates was among the midcentury office and home goods sold at a Chicago. Find classic Nelson designs like a Marshmallow sofa that brought $17,500, a Kangaroo chair that went for $7,500, and even a set of Nelson-designed fireplace accessories that sold for $5,000 in Kovels’ latest issue. Coco Chanel is famous for her stately, simple fashion designs, but she also created bold costume jewelry and other accessories. Kovels’ November newsletter reports on pre-owned handbags, necklaces and other baubles, many with the designer’s “CC” logo that auctioned in Dallas.

More than 40 pieces of colorful antique Russian cloisonné (enamel decorated metal objects) from a single collection were sold in Maryland, where a dish by a Fabergé workmaster topped $20,000 and a cloisonné cigarette holder went for $150. And colorful carnival glass was included in two Virginia auctions, where a red and amberina Dragon and Lotus ice cream bowl sold for the highest price, $632. More shimmering carnival glass pieces and their prices are pictured in Kovels’ November newsletter.

Terry Kovel goes “on the road” with a visit to the Cleveland Flea and finds that Pyrex is attracting collectors. The popular illustrated Collector’s Gallery answers readers’ questions about a Dixie Cup lid that pictures an old movie cowboy, a bobblehead, porcelain ewer and framed coal carving. November’s Dictionary of Marks features California pottery. And prices of dozens of antiques and collectibles are listed in the Buyer’s Price Guide.

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 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.

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 available in its 48th 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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