Nine lots of Double Eagle glass whiskey flasks are headlining a three-generation bottle collection coming to auction Aug. 3, courtesy of John W. Coker.
One of only seven recorded examples of a violet blue Lyre covered salt soared to a record-setting $35,000 during Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates March 18 sale.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Two major fine bottle collections – the Vince Madruga collection of Western bitters bottle and medicine examples, and the John O’Neill collection of mostly early San Francisco bottles, whiskeys and sodas – will headline American Bottle Auctions’ Auction #63, a two-part online and catalog auction scheduled for Feb....
Although ginger beer breweries have all but disappeared, popularity of various ginger beer bottles continues among collectors, reports Mike Polak.
A unique piece of history is among the headlining lots of Crescent City Auction Gallery's June 4-5 auction. The item, a 'lady of the evening' box, featuring the 'essentials' of a prostitute of the 1900s heads into the auction with an estimate of $2,000 to $4,000.
It was a truly historic showing of antique bottles during Norman C. Heckler & Company's March Premiere Auction, which saw a Masonic flask top $56K.
Appearing delicate in nature, bottles are far more durable and dynamic in design than one many think. In the new edition of the Antique Trader Bottles Identification & Price Guide author Mike "The Bottle King" Polak explains and illustrates this truth.
Perfume bottle collectors from around the globe are preparing to converge on Portland, Ore. April 27-May 1, for the International Perfume Bottle Association (IPBA)'s 28th annual convention.
It's funny how reading about an upcoming show or viewing an item coming to auction can trigger memories of early introductions to antiques and collectibles. Such was the case for Antoinette Rahn recently.