Antique Bottle Collector’s Haven

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Antique Bottle Collector’s Haven is a website dedicated to rare and historic bottle collecting.

Website content

There are a variety of sections providing information and assistance to collectors and enthusiasts.

Classify

This section provides assistance to collectors in classifying an antique bottle. It offers detail about the five key elements:

  • Category
  • Colour
  • Condition
  • Rarity
  • Age

Guides

The following pages provides guidance to collectors about the specified topic:

  • Shows - an extensive list of antique bottle shows and events conducted in the US.
  • Digging - a section containing articles about digging for antique bottles, detailing strategies, problems and results.
  • Colours - a collector’s guide to the various colours of antique bottles.
  • Cleaning - a page providing advice on cleaning antique bottles as well as links to websites offering cleaning services.
  • Tops – this section provides information and images about various bottle tops, such as crown, blob and collar.
  • Bases – information about various bottle base shapes and designs
  • Famous – well-known types of antique bottle
  • Condition – information about rating a bottle’s condition
  • Packing – advice on packing an antique bottle for transportation
  • Closures – a page listing the different types of bottle closures, with images
  • Dating – tips on dating an antique bottle
  • Companies – a section detailing companies that have produced antique bottles

Links

The following are pages of links to websites dealing with the specified subject:

  • For sale - A list of links to website selling/trading antique bottles.
  • Books - As above, but relating to reference books on antique bottles.
  • Newsletter – popular newsletters on antique bottles
  • News groups – forums and discussion boards for antique bottle collectors
  • Appraisals – links to appraisers of antique bottles
  • Clubs – antique bottle clubs and societies
  • Shops – specialist dealers for antique bottles in the US

Related Wikicollecting pages

Main article: Antique-Bottles.net
Main article: Cape May County Bottle Collectors
Main article: Historic Bottles
Main article: International Perfume Bottle Association

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