Beachwood, OH (PressExposure) April 17, 2008 -- Spring is here! The flowers are blooming. Leaves are popping out from bare branches.Yard & garage sale signs are sprouting up everywhere and the antiques and collectibles shows are getting ready for the first crowds of the new season. Are you ready for some serious collecting? Well, you will be if you have your copy of the April 2008 edition of the Kovels' On Antiques and Collectibles newsletter. Nothing else brings the collector up to date on the latest prices, trends and news. The 12-page, color-illustrated newsletter is available to subscribers in print and online from the Kovelsâ website at http://www.kovels.com. Here are this month's featured stories:
Head-hunting may sound primitive, but it's plenty popular today. A determined head-hunter paid $127 for a Napcoware lady head vase at an Iowa auction. To see this head vase and many others, be sure to get your copy of the April 2008 issue.
Collectors dig Disney toys. A Mickey and Minnie "Atlantic City" tin lithographed sand pail shoveled in a bid of $1,094 at a Pennsylvania auction. Dig into the April issue to see more tin litho Disney toys and collectibles.
Collectors of Wedgwood got fired up over a c.1930 Millicent Taplin caneware vase, which sold for $474 at a Boston auction. We glaze more than the surface about post-1930 Wedgwood in this issue.
Looking for an open-and-shut case for collecting antique bookcases? A c.1900 lawyers bookcase made a great storage unit a century ago and it makes a great one today, too. It sold for $1,495 at a Cincinnati auction. Follow the proceedings in the April issue, where you can learn more about antique bookcases and file cabinets.
Snow Babies may be tiny, but their prices were big at a recent Theriault's auction in Newport Beach, California. Nearly two dozen Snow Baby figurines, all made in Germany from about 1910 to 1915 were offered. Be sure to get a copy of this issue to see the hottest Snow Babies.
The April issue of the Kovelsâ newsletter also includes regular monthly features, such as the News Flash, Collectorâs Gallery and Buyerâs Price Guide. Subscriptions for the print edition or the online edition can be purchased from their website at http://www.kovels.com.
Accredited media interested in discussing the content of this release or any topics related to antiques and collectibles are encouraged to contact the Kovels at LLillis@kovels.com to schedule an interview.