After 36 years, the Westchester Glass Club is changing things up. The April 27-28 Collectors Glass Show and Sale will also include quality ceramics.
What better place for a treasure hunt than the Hawaiian Islands? Here bottle expert Mike Polak talks bottle digging, and taking in the Hawaii Collector's Expo.
The highlight of Glass Works' online bottle auction was a common bitters bottle in a rare color, 'St. Drake's Plantation Bitters', that sold for $46,000.
Check out the upcoming auctions, shows, events and offerings in the world of antiques courtesy of the Weekly Auction & Show Ads in Antique Trader.
The Missouri Valley Insulator Club will mark the 11th anniversary of its insulator and bottle show March 9.
While everyone wants to know some history and information about their bottles, all of the messages usually end with the same question: “What’s my bottle worth?”
A Kelly’s Old Cabin bitters bottle, made during the time of the Civil War and in an exceedingly rare light green color, soared to $45,360 in an Internet and catalog auction hosted earlier this fall, by American Bottle Auctions.
A multimillion-dollar three-day dual auction extravaganza is planned Nov. 28-30, 2012, in Fairfield, Maine. The back-to-back cataloged auctions are filled with two full days of fine glass and lamps followed by toys, dolls, antique advertising, coin-op, music machines, salesman samples and more.
Collectors spend their free time digging through old dumps and foraging through ghost towns, digging out old outhouses, exploring abandoned mine shafts, and searching their favorite bottle or antique shows, swap meets, flea markets, and garage sales. This list of bottles and values will tell you what people are seeking in today's market.
Bottle expert Michael Polak joins Antique Trader as a columnist on issues important to bottle collectors. Known as the author of "The Bottle Bible" Polak has a long history in the hobby and will share news from bottle clubs shows and sales, upcoming auctions and pricing results and ongoing bottle hobby events. He kicks...