Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles September 2012 Newsletter Available

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The September 2012 issue of “Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles” newsletter is now available. Highlights include auction reports with color photos, descriptions and prices of cocktail accessories, Italian art glass, firecracker labels and Midcentury Modern desks.

Cocktail accessories, Italian art glass, Midcentury Modern desks and more...

Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles Newsletter - September 2012

The September 2012 “Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles” newsletter is now available in print and online.

Kovels reports on dozens of cocktail accessories—everything from swizzle sticks and their holders to cocktail shakers—that sold at a recent auction. Priciest item was an Art Deco chrome and glass cocktail tray sold for $688. Collectors bid high for 20th-century Italian art glass at a Chicago auction. Kovels’ September newsletter has pictures and descriptions of some of the best pieces, like a 1930s Carlo Scarpa vase that sold for more than $81,000, and a Paolo Venini vase that brought $72,100. And some practical midcentury modern desks turned up at a couple of summer auctions. Pieces by Paul Frankl, Kai Kristiansen, George Nakashima and others are pictured in this month's issue.

Also in “Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles” September newsletter are priced examples of lawman badges from the Old West, old and colorful Chinese firecracker labels with brand names like “Home Run,” “Yankee Boy” and “The Wizard” and lots of birds—on etchings by Mark Catesby and figurines by Boehm. Terry Kovel writes about the White Ironstone China Association (WICA) annual convention and shows pieces from their special exhibit. Regular monthly features such as the Dictionary of Marks (September features marks on Boehm Porcelain), the popular illustrated Collector’s Gallery with answers to readers’ questions, and the Buyer’s Price Guide with current prices are also included.

With its mixture of expert advice and reports on what’s hot in the market, Kovels’ newsletter has something to offer for both beginning and experienced collectors. “Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles” is available as a print subscription or as a digital downloadable version that is part of the Kovels.com Premium subscription.

Terry Kovel, well-known columnist and author, gives information and advice on collecting. She will discuss antiques and collectibles topics with accredited media. Photographs are available.

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Kovels.com, the online portal for Kovels’ Antiques, provides collectors and researchers with up-to-date and accurate information on antiques and collectibles. Kovels’ Antiques was founded in 1953 by Terry Kovel and her late husband, Ralph. Since then, Kovels’ Antiques has continually published some of America’s most popular books and articles about antiques, including the best-selling “Kovels' Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide” now in its 45th edition. The Kovels’ website, online since 1998, and free weekly email, “Kovels Komments,” give readers a bird's-eye view of the market through up-to-date news, auction reports, an online Price Guide, a Marks Dictionary, readers’ questions with Kovels’ answers, and much more.

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