Kovels’ June 2022 newsletter features superhero toys, soda signs, Native American baskets, Federal furniture and Pewabic pottery, all with photos and prices.
CLEVELAND, OHIO, USA, June 7, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Superhero toys sold for outrageous prices at a New Jersey auction and are featured in a sales report in the June 2022 issue of the Kovels On Antiques & Collectibles newsletter. Pictured are Japanese-made superhero toys from the 1950s through the 1970s, including Astro Boy, 8th Man, Ultraman Leo and the rare Superman Flying Spaceman toy that took top honors, peaking at 57 $000.
Kovels welcomes summer with a refreshing look at soda billboards. Find plenty of colorful illustrated panels with prizes in the June newsletter, brands like Double Cola (“Get a big lift!), Squirt (“never after-thirst”), Spiffy (“a puffy cola drink “) and other vintage favorites with catchy slogans.
A recent auction in California featured Native American art, and the June issue of Kovels features a selection of early 20th century baskets made by Native Americans of the West and Southwest. Finely woven baskets with symbolic designs are prized by collectors who have paid high prices. Readers can also learn about their construction and what they were used for.
Detroit’s venerable Pewabic Pottery Studio is a city landmark, famous for its tile installations in buildings across the city. Classic early 20th-century Pewabic vases and other items have recently sold at auction in Detroit for impressive prices. Discover some of the shapes (vases, cup, covered jar and inkwell) and learn about the glazes and the history of the company in the latest Kovels newsletter. Also, digging a little deeper, the June Dictionary of Marks lists some of the marks found on Pewabic pottery along with the dates they were used.
And for collectors who love furniture with a past, pieces from the Federal era are perfect. Federal Cabinets, Chairs, Tables, Secretaries, and Other Items Sold Recently in Cincinnati. Buyers appreciated their elegance, historical distinction and value. Check out some examples and find out what bidders paid to make them theirs in the latest issue.
The Kovels go “on the road” to the Lincoln Road flea market in Miami Beach and share some of the things that caught their eye. The Collector’s Gallery answers readers’ questions about a Hull Vase, Silver-Coated Glass Dish, Duncan Phyfe Games Table and German Porcelain Bather Figurines. And more than 70 antiques and collectibles are listed in the June Buyer’s Price Guide.
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