Antique perfume bottles on top 10 collectibles list for February 2009

GARDEN CITY, N.Y. – the Web’s largest online antique and collectible mall released their monthly hot list of antiques and collectibles. The TIAS hot list has been published monthly since 2002. These monthly lists are based on hundreds of thousands of searches by people using the online search engines at the indicated Web sites. This month’s list is a bit different, because both February and January of 2009 are listed. This will also allow you to see how categories have shifted position from month to month.

Keep in mind that these searches are what people were looking for, not necessarily 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 possession.

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

February 2009

1. Cookie Jars
2. Roseville
3. Hutschenreuther
4. Westmoreland
5. Transferware
6. Teacups
7. Plates
8. Harker
9. Stamps
10. Perfume bottles

January 2009

1. Cookie Jars
2. Hutschenreuther
3. Plates
4. Perfume (related)
5. Westmoreland
6. Ironstone
7. Avon
8. Roseville
9. Figurines
10. Stamps