January 07: Current prices

Tim Kovel and Kim Kovel
Cowles Syndicate

Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets, sales and auctions throughout the United States. Prices vary in different locations because of local economic conditions. 

Cast-iron boot jack, grasshopper shape, red paint, elongated feelers with curly ends to hold boot, 3 x 10 x 5 inches, $25. 

Political, poster, Register/Vote, image of Martin Luther King Jr. and American flag, Somebody Paid the Price for Your Right, Millenium Group, 1976, 22 x 16 inches, $125. 

Glass paperweight, Baccarat, sulphide, blue tint inside, gold tone bust of Martin Luther King Jr. inside, faceted with 10 round panels, marked, 1970s, 2 3/4 inches, $155. 

Furniture, table, drop leaf, Chippendale, cherry wood, two shaped leaves, tapered square legs, 18th century, 28 x 34 x 35 inches, $250. 

Postcard, Martin Luther King Jr., 1929-1968, Distinguished Civil Rights Leader, portrait, first day cover with King's image on stamp, postmarked Atlanta, Ga., Jan. 13, 1979, autographed by Rosa Parks with date 1982    $375. 

World War I poster, Sew the Seeds of Victory, Plant & Raise Your Own Vegetables, National War Garden Commission, Washington, D.C., woman in American flag dress planting seeds, signed "James Montgomery Flagg," 1918, 33 x 22 inches, $415. 

Toy, musical tumbler, drum rolls and plays music, pulled by horse, two clowns, one drives, other sits on drum and plays trumpet, tin, handpainted, windup, Germany, 13 inches, $615. 

Salesman's sample, Howard Plow, wood, metal, with advertisement picturing an image of the plow, late 19th century, 8 inches, $750. 

Jewelry, belt, 19 scarabs, carved Czechoslovakian glass, marbled colors, in brass frames with art deco rays, repousse scarab links between, filigree medallion buckle, Egyptian Revival, Joseff of Hollywood, buckle 4 inches, belt 38 inches, $1,125. 

Majolica vase, Shrewsbury pattern, Minton, white Tudor Rose and green palmette decoration, cobalt blue ground, baluster form, footed, four applied strap handles, impressed "Minton" on base, 19th century, 9 inches, pair, $1,640.