Cover image for Kovels' antiques & collectibles price list : for the 2003 market, illustrated
Kovels' antiques & collectibles price list : for the 2003 market, illustrated
Kovel, Ralph M.
Personal Author:
Thirty-fifth edition.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Three Rivers Press, [2003]

Physical Description:
xiv, 894 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Added Author:
Format :


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NK1125 .K64 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf

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KOVELS--THE RELIABLE CHOICE FOR 35 YEARS "Nobody knows better today's value of collectibles than the Kovels--passionate collectors themselves." --Martha Stewart "I'm breaking with precedent and congratulating them on their 35th year of writing the most authoritative annual price guide for antiques and collectibles . . . They are America's most trusted authorities in the arena." --Willard Scott "Coloratura masters of collectibles." --New York Times "The Kovels are arguably the authorities on antiques and collectibles in this country." --Los Angeles Times "Ralph and Terry Kovel really care about the antiques, collectibles, and prices they write about. Congratulations on 35 years of writing the preeminent price guide for American antiques and collectibles."--Clayton Pennington, publisher, Maine Antiques Digest "From the beginning, the Kovels' Antiques & Collectibles Price List has found its way onto the bookshelves of collectors, dealers, and museums as a valuable reference tool. We are looking forward to adding their latest addition to our own library. We thank Ralph and Terry for 35 very informative years." --R. Scudder Smith, publisher, Antiques and the Arts Weekly ALL NEW--ALL APPRAISER-APPROVED PRICES * Unique ALL-COLOR section--"Flea Market Finds" * Collectibles found at more than 20 major markets during the past year * The Kovels' exclusive report on the record-setting prices of the past year * More than 400 black-and-white photographs, plus hundreds of factory marks and logos * Handy ruler--in inches and centimeters

Author Notes

Ralph Kovel has authored more than 75 books & currently write a nationally syndicated newspaper column, a monthly column in "House Beautiful", & a subscription-only national newsletter, "Kovels on Antiques & Collectibles". The Kovels' Web site ( was recently named one of the "Best of the Web" by "Forbes" magazine.

(Publisher Provided) Antiques writer Ralph M. Kovel was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on August 20, 1920. He attended Ohio State University and served in the Coast Guard during World War II. Before becoming a full-time writer, he worked as a food broker, owned a salad-dressing company, owned a shrimp farm in the Bahamas, and became a vice president at Sara Lee.

Together, he and his wife Terry H. Kovel have written almost 100 guides to antiques and collectibles including Kovels' Antiques and Collectibles Price List, Kovels' American Silver Marks, Kovels' Bottles Price List, and Kovels' Bid, Buy and Sell Online. They have also written a nationally syndicated column since 1955 and published a monthly newsletter entitled Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles. He died due to complications of a broken hip on August 28, 2008 at the age of 88.

(Bowker Author Biography)