Kovels' Quick Tips; 799 Helpful Hints on how to Care for Your Collectibles

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Want to know how to clean your stuffed moose head, remove the gum stain from a baseball card, repair a cracked porcelain figurine, hang a vintage dress, or hide a scratch on your piano? In Kovels' Quick Tips, experts Ralph and Terry Kovel reveal those secrets and many more. As the Heloise of the antiques world, the Kovels tell you how to care for and maintain the treasures in your home, from your favorite jewelry, heirloom silver, and childhood toys to your Coca-Cola bottle collection, kitchen utensils, books, ...
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Overview

Want to know how to clean your stuffed moose head, remove the gum stain from a baseball card, repair a cracked porcelain figurine, hang a vintage dress, or hide a scratch on your piano? In Kovels' Quick Tips, experts Ralph and Terry Kovel reveal those secrets and many more. As the Heloise of the antiques world, the Kovels tell you how to care for and maintain the treasures in your home, from your favorite jewelry, heirloom silver, and childhood toys to your Coca-Cola bottle collection, kitchen utensils, books, and family photographs. Organized by subject, this handy and fun little book includes 799 tips collected by the Kovels over the past 25 years that will appeal to everyone who has gathered a treasured assortment of collectibles and household items. This book is complete with a list of product sources.

Want to know how to clean your stuffed moose head, remove the gum stain from a baseball card, hang a vintage dress, or hide a scratch on your piano? For everyone who has managed to gather a treasured and valuable assortment of antiques and collectibles, here is the book that tells how to care for and maintain them at home. 35 line drawings.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780517883815
  • Publisher: Random House Information Group
  • Publication date: 9/5/1995
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 164
  • Product dimensions: 5.26 (w) x 7.97 (h) x 0.47 (d)

Meet the Author

Ralph and Terry Kovel, hailed as America's antiques experts, have authored more than seventy books on the subject of antiques and collectibles, including the best-selling Kovels' Antiques and Collectibles Price List. They write a nationally syndicated newspaper column, a monthly column in House Beautiful, and a subscription-only national newsletter, Kovels on Antiques & Collectibles.
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    1. Hometown:
      Shaker Heights, Ohio
    1. Education:
      Ralph Kovel: Ohio State University; Terry Kovel: Wellesley College

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