Synopses & Reviews
America's most respected authorities on antiques have compiled the biggest, most thorough, and best-organized price guide on the market, featuring 42,000 appraiser-approved ACTUAL prices in 700 categories—and more than 2,500 color pictures!
Everyone from the casual collector to the antiques professional can find the value of what he or she owns quickly and easily with the help of Kovels'—the most trusted price guide available, now in its 41st year and better than ever.
Kovels' has consistently outsold all other guides based on its reliable, up-to-the-minute, well-organized, and wide-ranging information. It features more tips, marks, logos, information, and photographs—of items in ALL price ranges—than any of the competition. And unlike other guides, Kovels' lists only the actual prices for which items were purchased, not dealers' estimates.
Organized into categories that collectors most want, from Depression Glass, Dolls, and Jewelry to Furniture, Porcelain, and Sports Memorabilia, this photo-filled guide includes user-friendly indexes, cross-references, and expert comments and tips throughout, empowering users to buy, sell, and collect with confidence.
The 2009 price list features 50,000 accurate prices gathered from shows, sales, and auctions nationwide, along with invaluable tips on buying, selling, and preserving antiques and collectibles. 350 photos.
Now in its 41st year, with more than 2 million copies in print, America's most popular price guide is bigger and better--with more listings, more color photos, more categories, and more tips than ever before!
For over four decades, Kovels' has been the most trusted and bestselling antiques guide in America. Why? Because it has more of what collectors want most: actual prices for a vast variety of items in every category imaginable--plus more tips, marks, logos, and other information than you'll find anywhere else. Kovels' gives you the insider's edge, so you can buy, sell, and collect with confidence!
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.Terry Kovel is a lifelong collector and expert on antiques and collectibles. She has written more than 95 books, writes a nationally syndicated newspaper column, a subscriber newsletter, an e-newsletter, and has written for numerous publications. Terry lives in Cleveland, Ohio.
Kim Kovel, daughter of Terry and Ralph Kovel, grew up in a house filled with antiques and collectibles, and traveled with her family to shows and flea markets all over the country. She directs Kovels.com and has spent the last 10 years helping with the Kovels' price guides and other Kovel projects. She lives with her husband and two children in Miami, Florida.