Kovels' Yellow Pages: A Collector's Directory of Names, Addresses, Telephone and Fax Numbers, E-mail, and Internet Addresses to Make Selling, Fixing, and Pricing Your Antiques and Collectibles Easy

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Three Rivers Press, 1999 - Antiques & Collectibles - 296 pages
Need an eye for your teddy bear? Searching for another soup spoon to complete Grandma's silver? Looking for someone to repair your porcelain doll? Wondering if restoring your carousel horse will lower its value?
Kovels' Yellow Pages is the ultimate directory for collectors. It helps you find sources for repair, restoration, and parts, and it lists matching services, appraisers, and auction houses--all you need to help you maintain the value of your antiques and add to your enjoyment of collecting.
America's antiques experts, Ralph and Terry Kovel, also give you "insider" information on how to navigate the complicated world of buying, selling, and collecting antiques. They have distilled a lifetime's worth of information to give you the last word on
Where to start when you've inherited a house full of stuff
How to know if you need an appraiser and where to find one
When giving away an antique is more profitable than selling it
If repairing or restoring an object will lower or enhance its value
How to bid in out-of-town auctions
Kovels' Yellow Pages gives you firsthand information from more than 3,000 suppliers, clubs, auctions, services, and industry sources nationwide. You'll find names, addresses, telephone and fax numbers, plus e-mail and Internet addresses. There's also an extensive bibliography of price books and reference books most helpful to collectors. With this guide, you have at your fingertips the most complete and up-to-date collector's reference available anywhere.

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Contents

How to Sell Your Antiques
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The Collectibles AZ
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Architectural Antiques
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Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Ralph and Terry Kovel are the authors of more than seventy books about collecting, including the best-selling Kovels' Antiques & Collectibles Price List. They write a nationally syndicated newspaper column, a monthly column for House Beautiful, and a subscription-only national newsletter, Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles. They are frequent guests on television and radio shows.

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