TOP WEB SITES FOR ANTIQUE BOTTLES
Digger Odell Publications 2008
NUMBER ONE - FOHBC
FOHBC is a non-profit organization for collectors of historical bottles, jars, jugs, and related collectible items. This group of dedicated collectors maintain, a show calendar, a database of collectors, articles about old bottles and publish Bottles & Extras.
NUMBER TWO - THE AUCTIONS
American Bottles buys, consigns and sells antique bottles in an online auction. The site is run by Jeff Wichmann and is located in Sacramento, California.
Bottle Auction Bottle Auction.com specializes in Civil War era hand-finished pontil and smooth base historic American bottles and flasks, bitters, ink, patent medicine bottles, New England and Stoddard type glass. Operated by Randy Driskill and Dave Maryo is located in Vista, California.
Glass Works Auctions: buys, consigns and sells antique bottles at absentee auction. In business since 1988, owner is Jim Hagenbuch and is located in East Greenville, PA.
Norman C. Heckler and Company ~
Antique, Bottle and Glass Auctioneers located in
NUMBER THREE - THE MAGAZINE
Antique Bottle & Glass Collector Magazine Published monthly for the past 17 years. Columnists include: George Waddy (mineral waters), Richard Cannon MD. (medicine bottles), Mike Anderson (figural bottles), Tom and Deena Caniff (Fruit Jars and The Label Space) and "Digger" McDirt (bottle identifier).
NUMBER FOUR - THE BOTTLE FORUM
Antique Bottles Forum This website is a forum for antique bottle collectors, diggers, traders and anybody with an interest in old bottles. It is provided as a free service to the collecting community. Wanna talk about bottles? Here's the place.
NUMBER FIVE - TOP WEBSITES
Antique Bottle Collector's Haven Is the leading educational Internet site for finding, buying, selling and learning about Antique Bottles! Operated by Reggie Lynch located in Research Triangle Park, NC. Reggie's site was started in Oct. of 1998.
Bottle Books: Also the leading educational Internet site for information about old bottles. Operated by Digger Odell, located in Mason, Ohio. Site was started in December of 1998. You are currently on BottleBooks.com.