Bargain Mine Bottles of Bygone Days

Bottles of Bygone Days

Bottles of Bygone Days


This classic 1965 bottle collecting guide, written and illustrated with hundreds of detailed line drawings by Donald E. Colcleaser, covers over 250 bottles and gives pertinent facts and approximate values of bottles sold by dealers. The author briefly covers manufacturing techniques, types of bottles, differences between machine made and hand blown bottles, bottle colors, where to look for bottles, and even bottle values. His detailed line drawings clearly show distinguishing marks, figures, stamps, and other features to look for and give detailed descriptions of the top, bottoms, and sides of each bottle. Covers a wide range of liniment, beer, drug and remedy, perfume, gin, toiletry, and various other types of bottles - seems to focus on western U.S. A must have book for the bottle collector. Profusely illustrated with line drawings. Paperbound: saddle stapled: 95 pages: 5.25 x 8.375" First Edition. Outer cover has minor wear and blemishes, inside very good (center page is loose - all others firm)
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