Tag Archives: Bottles

What's Selling on eBay: November 2016

What's Selling on eBay: November 2016

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $10,902 (13 bids, 5 bidders): Antique Papier-mache Clockwork Rabbit and 3 Bunnies – All Nodders and Mouth Moves. A large Father Rabbit with three bunnies tucked inside the waist of his pants. When wound up, his head with big glass eyes rocks back and forth with the tick-tock of […]

Gavels n Paddles: 1880s mantel clock, $28,125, John Moran

Gavels n Paddles: 1880s mantel clock, $28,125, John Moran

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A large scale patinated and gilt bronze mantel clock, dating to the 1880s and signed by maker Deniere & Cailleaux, sold for $28,125 at a Decorative Arts Auction held July 28 by John Moran Auctioneers in Pasadena, Calif. Also, an oil on canvas depiction […]

Gavels n Paddles: Double eagle historical flask, $57,330, Norman C. Heckler

Gavels n Paddles: Double eagle historical flask, $57,330, Norman C. Heckler

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall An early Pittsburgh (Pa.) district double eagle historical flask, made circa 1820-1840 and with a bright yellow green color with an olive tone, sold for $57,330 at Auction #120, an internet auction held by Norman C. Heckler & Co. (based in Woodstock, Conn.), ending […]

National Association of Milk Bottle Collectors (NAMBC) to hold 35th Annual Convention

National Association of Milk Bottle Collectors (NAMBC) to hold 35th Annual Convention

The National Association of Milk Bottle Collectors (NAMBC) will hold its 35th Annual Convention at The Holiday Inn in Grantville (Hershey) PA at the junctions of Interstates 80 and 81 from May 28th to May 31, 2015. Throughout the convention members will sell and trade milk bottles, caps and dairy related memorabilia. There will be […]

The Wonderful World of Bottle Whimsies!

The Wonderful World of Bottle Whimsies!

By Greg Alvey In the antique and collectors market, there are some amazing original and unique works of art which can still be purchased at very reasonable prices, and as a bonus, come with their own glass display cases! Welcome to the world of folk art in bottles and bottle whimsey collecting. Captured within glass […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Baccarat Egyptian bottle, $38,400, IPBA Convention

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Baccarat Egyptian bottle, $38,400, IPBA Convention

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Baccarat Egyptian bottle, $38,400, IPBA Convention Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An exquisite 1917 Baccarat Egyptian bottle presentation sold for $38,400 at an auction held during the 26th annual convention of the International Perfume Bottle Association (IPBA), May 2, in Pittsburgh, Pa. Also, a Czechoslovakian blue crystal […]

From Collector to Auctioneer

From Collector to Auctioneer

From Collector  to Auctioneer Boy has the hobby changed By Jeff Wichmann Having been a collector of antique bottles since the 1970s, I have watched as the hobby has gone from a national past time to a whimper and back again. Like any hobby that involves assembling various objects for display or simply for the […]