Found 27 articles matching Bottles category.
  • 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. […]

  • Oct 22 2013
  • 22 Oct 2013

It’s All in the Marks: Identifying Baccarat Crystal and Glass

Baccarat has built a worldwide reputation for making perfume bottles, barware, quality stemware and chandeliers. Baccarat has a history dating back to the early years […]

  • Aug 9 2013
  • 9 Aug 2013

The Art of the Silver Cage Shows Creative Genius of Chinese Silversmiths

??????: ?????? Chinese Export Silver produced some extraordinary silversmiths by anyone’s standards; a much-used statement by me and one I am oft criticized about. There […]

  • Apr 26 2013
  • 26 Apr 2013

Collector’s Years of Digging, Diving for Bottles on Display at New Hampshire Museum

It is not every day that a person can dig old trash out of the ground and have it wind up in a historical museum. […]

  • Feb 1 2013
  • 1 Feb 2013

Cobalt Blue Bottles: Who Are You Calling ‘Old?’

The most popular color collected by antique bottle collectors is cobalt blue. Maybe not so much for advanced collectors, but for the average person starting […]

  • Jan 3 2013
  • 3 Jan 2013

Early American Bottles’ Pontils Tell Where and When they were Made

Collectors of early American bottles will all tell you that there is a clear line of delineation set during the 19th century that separate the […]

  • Jun 20 2011
  • 20 Jun 2011

Ask A Worthologist Question: Heinrich Hoffmann Glass Perfume Bottle

Jesse V. purchased this “Lalique perfume bottle” from a dealer at a discount for $350 because it was an “unmarked Lalique.” After doing a great […]