National Bottle Convention Back After Two-Year Hiatus
Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors' gathering July 28-31 includes educational seminars, a shootout competition, silent auction and youth events.
Bitters Bottle Could Bring $30,000 at Glass Works' Auction
The Old Sachem Bitters and Wigwam Tonic bottle is the star lot in a two-day sale April 25-26 packed with flasks, inks, target balls, fire grenades, and black glass.
Patriotic milk bottles - They did America proud
When America entered World War II, the ad industry took immediate action by forming the War Advertising Council that focused on public service campaigns, including the patriotic slogans that would be included on glass milk bottles.
Antique Bottles: Death of the Snake Oil salesman
Leading up to, and at the turn of the 20th century, there were no federal regulations preventing the mixing of dangerous drugs & selling it as medicine. Medicines with unfounded claims were known as "snake oil." The year 1906 saw an end to that.
Perfume Bottle Association planning gala in Chicago
Hundreds of perfume bottle and vintage vanity collectors will gather May 2 in Itasca, Illinois, to celebrate and appreciate perfume bottles.