Antique Bottle News & Photo Round Up for Sept. 15 - Oct. 10, 2011

A variety of info-bits for your entertainment:

  • COCA~COLA POSTCARD 1910 "Duster Girl" Straight Side Bottle  - sold on ebay for $187

  • #Antiques #bottles in the news - auction report from American Bottle Auctions
Wormser Brothers barrel bitters bottle (circa 1867-1871) brings $18,480 at American Bottle Auctions.


(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) – A Wormser Brothers barrel bitters bottle, made between 1867 and 1871 and quite possibly the only green example in existence (most are amber in color), soared to $18,480 in an Internet and catalog auction that began Aug. 29 and ended Sept. 8 by American Bottle Auctions (read more)

  • Vintage Old Dutch Findlay Ohio Beer Tap handle sold on ebay for $52

  • 1910 Fostoria Glass Works Moundsville West Virginia Bottles Glass postcard sold on ebay for $10.13
  • Another Fostoria glass factory postcard from our archives:

  • Lot 2 Early Adv RPPC Falstaff Beer Lemp Brewery Postcards sold on ebay for $57

  • Here's a list of all 21 TV shows about antiques -- yes, 21 shows!
  3. AMERICAN TREASURES, In production, Network TBD
  4. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, PBS, Mondays 8p/7c
  5. AUCTIONEER$, TLC, Saturdays 10p/9c
  6. AUCTION HUNTERS, Spike-TV, Tuesdays 10p/9c
  7. AUCTION KINGS, Discovery, Tuesdays 10p/9c
  8. AUCTION PACKED, National Geographic, Tuesdays, 8p/7c
  9. ANTIQUE WARRIORS, In production, Network TBD
  10. BURIED TREASURE, Fox, Wednesdays, 8p/7c
  11. CASH & CARI, HGTV, Sundays, 7:30p/6:30c
  12. CASH IN THE ATTIC, HGTV, Wednesdays, 8p/7c
  13. GREAT AMERICAN AUCTION, In production, Network TBD
  14. HARDCORE PAWN, Tru TV, Tuesdays 9/8c
  15. HISTORY DETECTIVES, PBS, Tuesdays 8/7c
  16. HOLLYWOOD TREASURE, Syfy, Wednesdays 10p/9c
  17. IT’S WORTH WHAT?!, NBC, Tuesdays, 8p/7c
  18. PAWN STARS, HISTORY, Mondays 10p/9c
  19. PICKER SISTERS, Lifetime, Tuesdays, 10p/9c
  20. STORAGE WARS, A&E, Wednesdays 10p/9c
  21. ODDITIES, Discovery, Thursdays, 10:30p/9:30c


  • Reggie Lynch for put together this list of upcoming bottle shows. Get yourself to a show soon -- happy collecting!
  1. Oct 14-15 Moncks Corner, SC
  2. Oct 14-15 Canyonville, OR
  3. Oct 16 Findlay, OH
  4. Oct 16 Scriba, NY
  5. Oct 21-22 Santa Rosa, CA
  6. Oct 30 Glendale Heights, IL
  7. Nov 5 Jacksonville, FL
  8. Nov 6 Royal Oak, MI
  9. Nov 6 Elkton, MD
  10. Nov 12 Belleville, IL
  11. Nov 13 Oakland, NJ
  12. Nov 13 Pittsburgh, PA
  13. Nov 19 Milford, OH
  14. Nov 20 Greensboro, NC
  15. Nov 27 Bethlehem, PA
  16. Dec 2-3 Auburn, CA
  17. Jan 6-7 Palmetto, FL
  18. Jan 21 Jackson, MS
  19. Jan 28 Anderson, CA
  20. Feb 17-18 Columbia, SC
  21. Feb 18 Columbus, OH
  22. Feb 24-25 Phoenix, AZ
  23. Feb 26 Enfield, CT
  24. Mar 4 Baltimore, MD
  25. Mar 18 St. Louis, MO
  26. Mar 18-19 Columbia City, IN
  27. Mar 24 Daphne, AL
  28. Feb 5 South River, NJ
Full details on these shows (and others) can always be found here:

  • 1910s real photo postcard w/collection of beer & whiskey bottles listed (but didn't sell) on ebay for $5 

  • Rare Findlay Ohio SS Amber Coca Cola sold on ebay for $129

Milk bottles were all over the news recently:
  • Milk bottle display @ NY Bottle Show -- Show celebrates history of milk bottling -- The annual event New York State Bottle Collectors Show and Sale, held this year at the Cooperative Extension building in Morrisville for the first time, featured hundreds of vintage glass milk bottles - with many hailing from farms right in Madison County. (Read more)

  • Article on --  Milk bottles preserve precious memories -- New York State Milk Bottle Collectors Show and Sale at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Building. ...Kory Davies told show co-organizers Ken Hunt and Roger Thomas she was looking for bottles from the Clinton L. Evans Dairy in Stokes, a business once owned by her great-grandfather. (Read more)
Dispatch Staff Photo by JOHN HAEGER -- Roger Thomas and Ken Hunt pose with some of the Milk bottles on display during the Milk Bottle Show in Morrisville on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011.

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