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Kovels' Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide 2020 (Paperback)
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The most trusted and complete antiques & collectibles price guide available! The Kovels'2020 edition is packed with 16,000 listings and 2,500 full-color photographs featuring collectibles in furniture, jewelry, toys, glass, and more.
The Kovels are the most trusted source for both the casual and the expert collector. With 16,000 actual prices and 2,500 full-color photographs, the guide also features exceptionally well-organized, wide-ranging, up-to-the-minute information, and includes more tips, marks, logos, and photographs than any other competitive title. Kovels' is the only guide with prices based on actual sales from the previous calendar year, never estimates. Unlike other guides, which focus almost exclusively on English or high-priced items, Kovels' covers all American and international items and includes reasonably-priced items. The book is organized by categories most sought-after by collectors, including depression glass, dolls, jewelry, furniture, porcelain, and sports memorabilia. Indexes, cross-references, and expert commentary throughout empower readers to collect with confidence and price their own antiques.
The 2020 edition includes a special section, "Collecting Trends: Iconic Designers of Twentieth-Century Furniture."
About the Author
Terry Kovel has been a lifelong collector and expert and has written more than 100 books on antiques and collectibles. She writes a nationally syndicated newspaper column, a subscriber newsletter, and an e-newsletter. Terry lives in Cleveland, Ohio.
Kim Kovel, daughter of Terry and Ralph Kovel, caught the collecting bug as a child, growing up in a house filled with antiques and traveling regularly to antique shows and flea markets all over the country. She runs and contributes to the Kovels' website and has spent the last 10 years working on the Kovels' price guides and other Kovel projects.
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