Found 25 articles matching Bottles category.
  • 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 […]

  • Apr 21 2009
  • 21 Apr 2009

Big Finds in the Oddest Places—Cut Glass Flask

I have always thought the life of an archeologist would be a life of excitement, with heart-racing finds from civilizations long gone. Bottle diggers must […]

  • Jan 19 2009
  • 19 Jan 2009

Sell Abroad or Stay Home?

Are foreign markets better for selling antiques than American markets? Collecting has gone global, thanks to the Internet. As a result, antiques and collectibles divide […]