Official price guide to antiques and collectibles

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Random House Information Group, Mar 25, 1997 - Antiques & Collectibles - 704 pages
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THE ONE-STOP SOURCEBOOK WITH MORE THAN 60,000 PRICES LISTED! [ ] COMPLETELY REVISED AND EXPANDED. The Official Price Guide to Antiques and Collectibles contains the most up-to-date information on thousands upon thousands of the most sought-after antiques and collectibles. Whether your passion is traditional antiques, such as furniture, china, and silver, or you are looking for the latest hot pop culture collectible from TV or film, rock 'n' roll, Barbie, and G.I. Joe, this is the guide that provides comprehensive coverage. [ ] UNIQUE FOCUS ON BABY-BOOMER COLLECTIBLES. Today's hottest collectible category is postwar collectibles and memorabilia, from the late 40s through the baby-boom years. The Official Price Guide gives you the latest prices for thousands of items in this ever-growing category--that's more values than any other major price guide. [ ] WRITTEN BY EXPERTS. Eric Alberta has headed the Collectibles department at both Christies and Phillips auction houses. With more than twenty-five years of experience, he now runs an appraisal and consulting firm. Art Maier teaches appraising at New York University. He is a consultant for international auction houses and their clients. [ ] PROFESSIONAL ADVICE. In addition to Alberta and Maier, more than thirty-five other experts, and more than twenty-five auction houses and galleries nationwide, contribute invaluable information in their individual areas so that you can get the best deal. [ ] SPECIAL FEATURES. Tips on where and what to collect, regional preferences, and how to spot fakes and reproductions. [ ] FULLY ILLUSTRATED. More than 500 black-and-white photos throughout the volume help identify the precise items you are looking for. HOUSE OF COLLECTIBLES Serving collectors for more than thirty-five years

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Contents

Introduction
1
Autographs
14
Baskets
39
Canes
56
Clothing and Accessories
71
Decoys
97
Fans
104
Glass
157
Pens and Pencils
352
Plates Collector
363
Political Memorabilia
381
Miscellaneous
486
Printed Media
517
Prints and Lithographs
555
Radios
580
Ship Models
590

Holiday Decorations
226
Irons
233
Metallic Collectibles
241
Military Memorabilia
277
Miniatures
287
Orientalia
307
Paper Collectibles
330
Tools
597
Toys and Playthings
599
Tramp Art
714
Watches
738
Weathervanes
749
Index
755
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