Antiques Expert Terry Kovel to Auction Antiques and Collectibles for WVIZ/PBS Cleveland

Share Article will link to live streaming WVIZ/PBS "Auction Action" April 20 through April 23 where Terry Kovel will auction antiques and collectibles. Viewers can enjoy real-time bidding online or by phone.

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Selection of Gouda pottery to be offered at WVIZ/PBS televised auction.

Author and antiques expert Terry Kovel will be auctioning antiques and collectibles to help raise funds for public television in Cleveland and will link to streaming "Auction Action." The WVIZ/PBS Golden Anniversary Auction is an exciting live television event, starting Thursday, April 20, continuing through Sunday, April 23. Terry, a longtime supporter of WVIZ, will be auctioning antiques and collectibles from the practical to the priceless on air and online 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 toys, wine, restaurant and grocery gift certificates, tickets to theater, sporting events, trips and priceless special events.

Antiques lovers will have lots to bid on. There will be a lot of antique glass—a collection of pressed glass lamps, art glass cruets, many bottles and period paperweights; lots of art pottery, including Roseville and Gouda; Holt-Howard melon bowls; silver; full sets of 20th century dishes, including sets by Minton and Wedgwood; and advertising art that includes signs, tins and Vienna Art plates. Find a collection of 18th century plates from England and a set of hammered Los Castillo silver tumblers from Mexico. Furniture offerings include an antique Sheraton sideboard, antique child’s bed, midcentury H-shaped Lucite and glass cocktail table, a Victorian sofa, an inlaid Korean low table and three period dining room sets with chairs. There is also a doll house and doll house furnishings, including a tiny sewing machine, stove, lamps, and tea set.

Unique items include a Victorian cast iron cane stand (canes, too!), 1930s sewing table with three drawers loaded with supplies, an old churn, vacuum cleaner, shoeshine stand, 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, Please note that successful bidders who live outside the Cleveland area must pay shipping costs for anything larger than a gift certificate. There are always bargains and great surprises, as well as the unexpected, so viewers can join the fun – and see Terry – on April 20, 21 and April 23.

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. The 50th annual Kovels’ Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide will be published later this year. The 2017 edition is currently available at and local bookstores. Terry Kovel will discuss antiques and collectibles topics with accredited media. Photographs are available. Contact pr(at)kovels(dot)com.

About, created by Terry Kovel and her daughter, 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, the Kovels have written some of America’s most popular books and articles about antiques, including the best-selling Kovels’ Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide 2017. The website,, 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.

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