Bottles: Identification and Price Guide
Have you unearthed a treasure? Whether you're combing antique shops, sifting through junkyards, or digging in your own backyard, the bottles you ... Show synopsis Have you unearthed a treasure? Whether you're combing antique shops, sifting through junkyards, or digging in your own backyard, the bottles you discover may be worth hundreds of dollars. Bottles of all shapes, sizes, and colors are quickly becoming one of America's favorite collectibles. With more than 200 photos for easy identification, this updated guide covers every type of bottle, including soda, milk, ink, and medicine bottles; food jars, poison bottles, antique-figured flasks, and more. Up-to-date prices on both old and new bottles; a brief history of bottles; tips for the beginning collector; a newly expanded chapter on digging for bottles; grading information; hints on identification, handling, buying and selling, and much more; an 8-page color insert; state-by-state guide to collecting clubs and dealers; key to U. S. and international trademarks; and a section highlighting "Bottles of Nevada" by Fred Holabird.