Collecting vintage and antique milk bottles

Hartzler Ohio milk bottle

Lewis P. Whiteman gained notoriety for patenting the “glass” milk bottle in 1880. Today, most collectors seek bottles that are embossed or pyroglazed with the names of the dairies on them but it’s the color, picture, name of the dairy, shape and condition of the bottle that also helps determine the value. Learn how affordable it can be to collect vintage milk bottles from the days of home delivery. Read More +