Kovels On Antiques & Collectibles Newsletter October 2022 Now Available

Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles October 2022 Newsletter

Kovels’ October 2022 newsletter features Star Wars action figures, Ralph Lauren furniture, Delft pottery, Shaker wares and Italian lamps, all with photos and prices.

CLEVELAND, OHIO, USA, Oct. 1, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — An incredible selection of Star Wars toys were up for auction in Pennsylvania and many are featured in the October 2022 Kovels On Antiques & Collectibles newsletter. from the first Star Wars movie in 1977, collectible figures in the continuing saga have fetched high prices. Kovels’ photos are rare Boba Fett and Ben “Obi Wan” Kenobi figures that were top sellers, as well as other figures from a galaxy far, far away.

Buyers who seek the luxury of fine furniture but can’t afford to buy new had plenty of choice at a New Jersey auction that featured used furniture from the Ralph Lauren Home line. A lucky bidder won a pair of leather wingback chairs for just over $6,000, while a similar new single chair is selling for over $8,000. Kovels’ October newsletter features other chairs and tables with the designer’s classic styling and high quality, along with their prices.

Collectors appreciate the bold, blue patterns of Delftware pottery, and the latest issue of Kovels features practical and decorative Delftware items from the late 17th and early 18th centuries. See the most expensive plate that fetched $6,800; it has a blue stylized image of King George I with a touch of yellow trim. Learn about the differences between Dutch and English Delfts and see examples of “polychrome” Delfts that have more colorful decoration.

Mid-century Italian designers elevated lighting to an art form. A summer design sale that took place in Italy included examples of lighting from the 1940s to the 1950s that are still highly coveted. Kovels’ October newsletter highlights pendant lamps with clean shapes, mostly metal with glass shades, some made by Murano artisans.

Furniture made by Shaker communities is known for its minimalist design and maximum functionality. Their other household items are too. Collectors were ready to pay top dollar at a Shaker collectibles auction in Massachusetts, where prices ranged from $65 to $55,000. Check out the tripod from the top lot with its graceful arching legs as well as other simple and durable household items made by Shaker, such as a whip broom, dustpan, peg rails and pants, all of which have attracted admirable prices.

The Kovels are “on the road” to Columbus, Ohio, to visit the Columbus Antique Mall and share some finds. The October Marks Dictionary identifies circular doll marks with initials inside. Collector’s Gallery questions and answers include a sterling silver trophy pitcher, a Moroccan water jug, a textured rustic design tureen, and an American-made headboard and footboard in the French Provincial style. And more than 70 antiques and collectibles are listed in October’s Buyer’s Price Guide.

About Kovels
Terry Kovel and Kim Kovel provide collectors and researchers with up-to-date, knowledgeable information on antiques and collectibles. The company was founded in 1953 by Terry and her late husband, Ralph. The Kovels have written more than 100 books, including their annual Kovels Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide, just released in its 55th edition, as well as dozens of pamphlets and three television series on antiques.

Kovels.com, online since 1998, provides an overview of the market with news, information and over a million prices. Readers will find auction reports, reader questions with answers, a dictionary of marks and identification guides covering antiques and collectibles from 1750 to 2010. The digital edition of the Kovels On Antiques & Collectibles newsletter Collectibles with 48 years of archives is also included. To stay in touch, subscribe to Kovels’ free weekly email, Kovels Komments, at Kovels.com.

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