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Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles November 2014 Newsletter Available

Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) November 05, 2014

Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles serves up some old-fashioned fun in the November newsletter with pictures, descriptions and prices of soda fountain collectibles. Everything from ice cream scoops and cone holders to milkshake mixers and dipping machines were offered at a Pennsylvania auction where a Myerss Bullet double milkshake mixer sold for a sweet $ 3,300. A Famille Rose Chinese porcelain covered jar made over 100 years ago sold for $ 1,896 at a Maine auction. Chinese porcelains made it to the Western World starting in the 16th century and Kovels November sale report helps decipher some of the histories and designs. Learn about the curving shapes and naturalistic detail of the Art Nouveau style that became popular in Europe a century ago. A winning bid of $ 885 for a French Art Nouveau lighted cabinet brightened up a North Carolina auction that featured chairs, tables, stands and cabinets made about 1900 by European Art Nouveau furniture designers. Pictures, descriptions and prices of pieces are in Kovels November issue.

Souvenirs from the 1939 New York Worlds Fair sold at a Pennsylvania auction are also featured in Kovels November newsletter. See a sleek electric clock designed with the Trylon and Perisphere, the fairs symbols of modern technology, that sold for $ 403, as well as other souvenir items showing the two iconic buildings. Demand for everything made by Shakers, members of a religious movement founded in England in the 18th century, is high. In Novembers newsletter, the Kovels picture tools and accessories used by resourceful Shaker artisans, cooks, pharmacists, tailors and farmers. They sold at a Massachusetts auction, where buyers paid $ 4,130 for a Shaker apple peeler, $ 3,186 for a Shaker laundry basket and $ 855 for a Shaker mixing paddle. More than 100 fashionable womens hats sold at a late summer auction in New Orleans and Kovels latest issue pictures fancy vintage cocktail hats decorated with netting and feathers along with their selling prices.

Terry Kovel reports on her favorites at the Antique Advertising Association of America annual convention in Columbus, Ohio, where she was keynote speaker. New Uses for Old Stuff pictures a chandelier with old cooking utensil drops. The popular illustrated Collectors Gallery answers readers questions about a miniature Empire chest, an expandable postcard and a Seth Thomas clock. Novembers Dictionary of Marks reports on pictorial marks that hint at the manufacturers names. The Buyers Price Guide has current prices of dozens of antiques and collectibles.

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Terry Kovel is Americas foremost authority on antiques and collectibles. She is the well-known columnist and author of more than 100 books on antiques and collecting. With her daughter, Kim Kovel, she co-authors the best-selling annual Kovels Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide. The all-new 2015 edition is now available. They will discuss antiques and collectibles topics with accredited media. Photographs are available. Contact pr(at)kovels.com.

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Eureka Announces its Historic Opera House is the Only Fully Operating State-of-the-Art Option in Northern Nevada Available for Public Bookings and Use

(PRWEB) September 28, 2011

Set inside of the expansive pristine landscape alongside Nevadas Pony Express Route is the historic Eureka Opera Property. And, what helps make this opera house distinct from other people is its Northern Nevadas only fully working condition-of-the-art historic facility accessible for both personal and community use. Positioned 240 miles east of Reno, the Eureka Opera Home is a prosperous legacy of elegance, cultural heritage, entertainment, social gatherings, conferences and public tours.

Some might wonder, how can the contemporary comforts of a historic Opera Property be of curiosity to todays men and women? Its rare to be able to encounter a venue with deep cultural heritage in an untouched photographic paradise like Eureka, said Andy Rossman, executive director of Eureka Opera Residence. The air is clean, the summits are higher and our expansive dim evening skies are permanently memorable, she continued. The venue generates an intimate interactive environment for reunions, weddings, conferences and far more.


When the Eureka Opera Home 1st opened its doorways for a New Year’s Eve Costume Ball in 1880, the individuals of the mining town didnt know this was the start off of a legacy and 1 that would continue to enrich the lives of people for many years to occur.

At the moment on exhibit are historic aspects this kind of as the original projectors from the early days of the silent movies, the very first talkies projector, and a carbon-arc spotlight. The 1924 Oleo curtain nonetheless hangs at the front of the phase. Historic graffiti has been preserved back phase from the early days and the custom continues with signatures of the folks who have carried out at the Eureka Opera Home since it was reopened.


Although the Eureka Opera Property is much more than 120 many years outdated, its amenities for conferences are crammed with contemporary conveniences. The historic elegance of the Eureka Opera Property, which includes chandelier, curtain, wood flooring and horseshoe balcony, has been preserved, and the Grand Hall Auditorium can accommodate 275 individuals theater fashion or a hundred and fifty people seated at banquet tables. The balcony — one of only two horseshoe formed balconies in Nevada — delivers long term seating for 64 individuals. The auditorium and balcony provide excellent viewing of the total performance phase, making the Grand Hall excellent for banquets, conventions, theatre, music and further activities.

The meeting rooms accommodate fifty folks seated theatre fashion or at banquet tables for formal or casual meetings, family members reunions, banquets or seminars. Also, the meeting rooms serve as the fine arts gallery for the Opera House’s permanent very good arts collection.


Eureka is one particular of six helpful communities along Hwy fifty, America’s Loneliest Road, in Nevada’s Pony Communicate Territory. The Territory is wherever the Pony Express riders as soon as galloped along its major path, now Highway 50, connecting the 6 adventurous cities of Dayton, Fallon, Fernley, Austin, Eureka and Ely. Twenty a long time back Life Magazine designated this part of Nevada State Freeway 50 Americas Loneliest Highway as it winds by itself thru the one,840 miles of land known as the Pony Convey Territory.


In 1990, Eureka County began a three-yr restoration, and it was reopened on October five, 1993. In 1994, the Eureka Opera Home acquired the Countrywide Preservation Honor Award and today the legacy continues as it draws in community gatherings and is a total support convention and Cultural Arts Center.

“Given that the doorways reopened, we have attracted high-top quality expertise to perform listed here since of this venue’s uniqueness,” explained Rossman. To hire the Eureka Opera Residence and for suggestions on Eurekas eating spots, strolling excursions and lodging, remember to visit http://www.co.eureka.nv.us/opera/opera01.htm.

The Pony Express Territory welcomes the press to its new on-line pressroom http://ponyexpressnevada.com/pony-express-media-space.html with distinctive substantial res photography and fresh tale tips. Had been obtainable to assist you tour, customise your tale, and far more.