No other book is a better substitute for hands-on experience! Peering over the shoulder of antiques dealer and author, Mark F. Moran, readers are guided through the world of Roseville Pottery. Captivating history, thorough condition reports, real-world prices, reproduction alerts - this sweeping guide is more than a standard price guide. With detailed descriptions of the pieces listed - right down to the length of hairlines and the position of "flea-bite" nicks - this essential reference guide offers the most accurate information. More than 1,200 color photographs displaying the beauty and brilliance of Roseville pottery accompany listings. Very few examples of pottery survive for decades without at least minor wear and damage, and the prices in Warman's Roseville Pottery reflect this reality. Identifying and evaluating a collection and deciding whether or not to buy just got easier!
This highly sought after collectible pottery was affordable and plentiful in its heyday, and inside this comprehensive Roseville reference, you'll discover all the details needed to make the most of your collecting, whether you're a seasoned collector or just getting started in the hobby. With 1,800 color photos, an introduction to Roseville, history of the company, updated market report and a compendium outlining proper procedure for caring for the pottery, it's clear Warman's Roseville Pottery is unmatched in depth of data.
-Exciting new series from Warman's -- the champion of collectibles references -Rich earthy colors allow Roseville pieces to match almost any decorating pallet -Routinely featured at high-profile collectibles auctions This vibrant companion guide for collectors on the go is as informative as it is portable. Readers will find current prices and detailed descriptions to help them make savvy collecting decisions. Built on the success of the larger Warman's Roseville Pottery reference, this book: -Covers the intriguing evolution of Roseville, from humble beginnings to internationally recognized collectible category -Features authoritative pricing and 1,100 superb color photos useful in identifying and assessing collections, and wish list items -Teaches collectors how to spot Roseville fakes and forgeries in the marketplace, and avoid costly purchase errors Perfectly portable and priced right, Roseville Pottery, is the best companion collectors can have.
This edition of McCoy contains essential identifying details and descriptions for everything from McCoy-made cookie jars and crocks to planters, vases and flower pots. The compact size provides access to facts and photos for inspection during auctions, shows, estate sales, flea markets, without being too cumbersome to tote. Inside the pages of this go-to-guide is an impressive collection of vibrant color photos, updated prices, makers marks, company history, and market trends.
All John Deere collectibles, from a few rare items including tin dealer signs to the commonly collected coffee mugs are identified, priced and described in this full-color book. Of the thousands of listings in this great guide to "Green" featured items include modern dealer signs and displays, paper products/ephemera items, petroleum pieces, toys and models, and tools. Delve into the history and collectible-rich legacy of the Green tractors that draw devotion from farmers and non-farmers alike. All John Deere collectibles, from the most rare to the common are identified, priced and described in this book, to aid in your collecting endeavors and historical appreciation. Featured items include: • Dealer signs and displays • Paper products/ephemeral items • Petroleum pieces • Toys and models • Tools
Access to coins and paper from around the world is at an all-time high, while prices continue to sit at higher than historical levels. With these factors working in tandem, capitalizing on opportunities, calls for insight on up-to-date information from a reliable source. With a blend of condition and grading details, updated values and full-color photos of Canadian, European, South African, African and Asians coins and paper money, this book is the perfect resource whether you're new to collecting or a seasoned collector looking for solid facts in a compact package.
The cool designs, sleek lines and fashion-forward forms of the open and optimistic feel of the modernism furniture and design is as reflective of attitude as it is ingenuity. The enthusiasm and boundless hope of post-War 1950s America, not unlike our countryâ€™s current eagerness for a shot of optimism, is represented in the pages of this beautifully illustrated, inspiring, and informative book. Warmanâ€™s Modernism Furniture & Accessories features the furniture and designs that emerged during the prime of the movement, between 1945 and 1985. The collection of 1,000 rich and robust color photos, real-world auction prices and extensive descriptions make this a fundamental reference for anyone with an interest in modernism furniture.
America's longest-running antiques price guide is updated to include up-to-date pricing, more photos, and expanded coverage with more than 500,000 listings, as well as the addition of new tables, educational notes, and comparisons. 1,500+ photos. 8-page color insert.
Organized alphabetically by manufacturer, this price-guide to American pottery and porcelain covers the period from colonial times to the 1970s. It features over 12,000 items of art pottery, dinner services, utilitarian ware, novelty figures, planters and vases, with current prices, and lists nearly 150 potteries, with their dates of operation, history and references. A glossary and bibliography are included, together with photographs and 260 manufacturers' trademarks to aid identification.