In the latest installment of Ask the Experts, Dr. G. Marcelos fields inquiries about decanters and a dresser identified as a WWI-era chest of drawers.
Sarsparilla, whiskey, and bitters will be top of mind Oct. 13-22 as bidders look to post the winning bids during American Bottle Auctions' Oct. sale.
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.