Ink Bottle Collector Ron Smith Interview -- Bottle collecting in the news

Bottle collecting in the news: this from Arizona newspaper The Verde Independent

Antique Inkbottles & Inkwells
Ron Smith finds treasure in others' trash sites

COTTONWOOD - Ron Smith was already a collector when Henry, his supervisor, asked him to go along on a dig for old bottles. That was 45 years ago in Maryland, and Ron's hobby was collecting Civil War relics with a metal detector. But after that first trip digging through a historic dump near the remains of a fire-destroyed hotel, Ron was hooked on a new collecting interest.

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VVN/Jon PelletierRon Smith of Cottonwood has been collecting antique bottles for 45 years and specializes in finding certain kinds of inkbottles and inkwells.
VVN/Jon Pelletier

Ron Smith of Cottonwood has been collecting antique bottles for 45 years
and specializes in finding certain kinds of inkbottles and inkwells.
 
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