Everyone can readily identify with popular bottles such as whiskeys, bitters, beers, medicines, poisons and fruit jars, but figurals seem to get lost in the crowd.
A half paint figural flask is one of the many stunning bottles set to cross the block Nov. 4 through Norman C. Heckler & Co.
American Marbles Auctions — an offshoot of American Bottle Auctions — will launch its inaugural sale Sept. 20-29, 2013, featuring 200 collectible marbles.
A brilliant yellow corn figural bitters bottle and 19th century master ink bottle are among the lots expected to vie for top lot during Heckler's May 13-22 Opportunity Auction.
It will be a double dose of bottle expertise May 25 in Tonopah, Nev. when noted bottle authorities Mike Polak and Fred Holabird team up to talk bottles.
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.
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?”
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...