The June "Hot List" of Antiques and Collectibles

Published: Tue Jun 07 2005

Garden City - NY June 7, 2005 ( the Webs largest online antique and collectible mall released their monthly "Hot List" of Antiques & Collectibles. These top ten lists are based on hundreds of thousands of searches by people using the online search engines at the indicated Web sites in the month of May 2005.

Keep in mind that these searches are what people were looking for, not necessarly what they were buying. In many cases, people will search for items when they are just trying to determine a value of a specific item that they have in their posession.

Here are the top ten search words used at This site specializes in offering a broad range of antiques and collectibles:

1. Cookie Jars (No movement)
2. Milk Glass (Up from #7)
3. Avon (Up from #8)
4. Dolls (Down from #3)
5. Depression Glass (Down from #4)
6. Teapots (Down from #5)
7. Carnival Glass (Not Listed Last Month)
8. Fenton (Up from #8)
9. McCoy (No movement)
10. Pyrex (Not listed last month)

"No Movement" means the item has not changed position since the previous months list. "Down from #.." indicates that the item has dropped on our list since the previous list was published. "Up from #.." indicates that the itme has risen on our list since the previous list was published. "Not listed last month" means that this item was not in the previous top 10 list.

Here are the top ten search words used at . This site specialized in "high end" Antique and Art:

1. Chairs (no movement)
2. Sofa (Up from #6)
3. Mirrors (Up from #4
4. Staffordshire (Down from #3)
5. Limoges (Down from #2)
6. Tables (Up from #7)
7. Desks (Down from #5)
8. Tiffany (Up from #9)
9. Nippon (Up from #10)
10. Transferware (Down from #8)

Here are the top ten search words used at . This site is a free online price guide to antiques and collectibles:

1. Bottles (No Movement)
2. Books (Up from #4)
3. Dolls (Down from #2)
4. Avon (Up from #5)
5. China (Down from #3)
6. Vase (Up from #10)
7. McCoy (No Movement)
8. Plates (Down from #6)
9. Roseville (No Movement)
10. Hummel (Down from #8)

Past hot lists can now be viewed online in the TIAS Newsletter archives, just search for "Hot List" at

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