Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors



2015-06-26 10:57:16

The Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors is an organization for collectors specialising in historical bottles and other related artefacts.


About the organization

The federation was founded in 1969, and has hundreds of members worldwide along with over 70 regional and specialist member clubs throughout the United States and Canada.

Its primary aims are to promote knowledge on the history of antique bottles and create an international fellowship of collectors and dealers.



The federation publishes 6 issues of its magazine ‘Bottles and Extras’ each year. Issues contain articles, local club information, classified advertisements and a calendar of forthcoming events.

The federation also hosts an annual show and convention which features a large number of dealers, exhibits, demonstrations and auctions.

Key members

  • President - Gene Bradberry
  • 1st Vice President - Bob Ferraro
  • 2nd Vice President - Ferdinand Meyer V
  • Secretary - Jim Berry
  • Treasurer - Mike Newman

Forthcoming events

None currently listed

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