Found 23 articles matching Bottles category.
  • Jun 20 2016
  • 20 Jun 2016

Ted’s Root Beer Soda Bottle Found while Scuba Diving Could Spark Collection

Last week here in Maine the weather was fine and I had a day off, so it was time venture out and enjoy my hobby. […]

  • Dec 4 2015
  • 4 Dec 2015

Victorian Trash for Christmas: A Fine Pin Cushion Doll

For almost 40 years, I have been on my hands and knees, digging through trash. It is to the point where more people know me […]

  • Aug 3 2015
  • 3 Aug 2015

EBay has changed the Face of Bottle Collecting (just like every other Collectible)

For those of us who have been collecting enthusiasts for more than 30-plus years, the advent of eBay was a colossal game-changer. In my specialty—collecting […]

  • Jul 6 2015
  • 6 Jul 2015

Read My Lips… There’s Treasure in Your Back Yard!

Almost any time I mention to someone that I dig for antique bottles, the first words out of their mouths is something along the lines […]

  • Apr 7 2015
  • 7 Apr 2015

A Holy Grail of New England Bottles, a ‘Stoddard Flag Flask,’ Found

Yes, that headline is correct, and I’d love to be able to say I was the one who found it. I didn’t, but the next […]

  • Feb 2 2015
  • 2 Feb 2015

That ‘Doggone’ Rug: How Some Typos can be turned into Collectible Gold

There are times when attention to detail seems to have gone to the dogs. At least, that’s the opinion of Bob Gualtieri, the sheriff of […]

  • Jan 22 2015
  • 22 Jan 2015

Digging on Antique Bottle: Start Your Collection with Glass Ink Pots

Many advanced collectors of early American glass bottles will tell you the category they first started collecting was ink bottles. Their diminutive size and alluring […]

  • Nov 6 2014
  • 6 Nov 2014

‘Stay Extraordinary’ Coke Bottles may be Unique, but are they Collectible?

When Coca-Cola of Israel announced it was packaging more than two million bottles of Diet Coke, each in a differently patterned shrink-wrap coating, I thought […]

  • Jan 7 2014
  • 7 Jan 2014

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Silver-Plated Furness Bermuda Shaker

QUESTION: I have a silver-plated salt or pepper shaker from the Furness Bermuda line. It measures approximately 3 1/2 inch high. The bottom is marked […]

  • Dec 4 2013
  • 4 Dec 2013

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Vinturi Wine Aerator, Remington Model 12 Pump-Action Rifle

QUESTION: I collect antique bottles by finding them when walking alongside the river banks in my area. This summer I came across an odd piece. […]