Found 27 articles matching Bottles category.
  • Oct 3 2017
  • 3 Oct 2017

Auction Talk with Wayne: Auction Highlights October 2017

Welcome back… The fall selling season is in full swing, and we have some great auctions to share with you in this edition. We strive […]

  • Aug 9 2017
  • 9 Aug 2017

What Creates Value in a Milk Bottle? Interest and Rarity

I was out slithering at the bottom of a river in my scuba gear last month, where I hoped to find old bottles and relics, […]

  • Apr 20 2017
  • 20 Apr 2017

Good Honest Wear Can’t Be Faked

I was walking though our local mall the other day, which is something I do about once or twice a year these days.  Something drew […]

  • Mar 26 2017
  • 26 Mar 2017

Is Your Sarsaparilla Bottle Worth $1 or $1,000?

The first “inexact” thing about sarsparilla is its spelling and pronunciation. I learned to spell it by pronouncing it in three distinct sections, as in […]

  • 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 […]