Dating antique milk bottles
These very nice people I recently met went to buy an oil painting. The Milwaukee Bottle Club will be putting on a second fall show at the Domes! The club is taking the promotion of the antique bottle collecting a lot more serious going forward. 'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The pontils were displayed by the chimney with care, In hopes that Alonzo Blossom soon would join them there; Click here for the rest of the story. If you are having trouble finding them this advertisement is a clue. On his first hunt ever he found bottles we have never seen... Thanks to Joe Wheeler for sending in images of incredible rarities... Welcome Jim Pribbernow to a lifetime of adventure!!!As they walked around the home of the owner they realized there was all sort of old things. 04/23/2012 Nate has been hard at work all year adding images. 08/06/2011 Wisconsin antique bottle hall of fame getting much needed updates this weekend. This Hopkins Mineral Water is the only example i know of.The bottles are made of thick, strong glass, eight-sided, with the name of the water and the firm blown in the respective sides, perfectly opaque to prevent the deteriorating influence of light on the medicinal properties of the water, and are altogether a tasteful, convenient and effective receptacle for packing, transporting and preserving the water in its best condition. How I acquired the only whole pontiled Wisconsin Medicine three years ago or the Ritz's Lemon Juniper Bitters last year or the Bourbon's bitters Madison this year or the greatest find of my career the Ravenna pint Air Tight Fruit Jar without adding them to my gallery is beyond comprehension. Check out my personal antique bottle collection gallery to see the new larger six images we are going forward.They are shipped to order packed in saw dust, or in boxes with separate compartments of one or more dozens each. I still need to get a few more pictures taken and a few more up but you can see generally what my collection really is now.If you love the objects of Wisconsin's past and crave the information that makes them important I highly recommend this club. I look forward to seeing long time collectors and meeting new ones. Look at this pontiled pint Dr Bourbon's Aromatic Forest Bitters from Madison. 12/06/2012 Hard to believe another year almost over.If you simply want to be part of an amazing positive community of collectors you will love this club. 01/06/2013 Nate continues to add Wisconsin Antique bottle images. Steven 12/19/2012 An Antique Wisconsin Oakton Mineral Spring Water Jug, A nicely decorated Maxfield butter churn and a Hermann cobalt flowered crock just turned up. Found in an antique shop for with an 18% discount offered. Great Wisconsin antique bottle and advertising news to report. I have a special little Christmas story for Wisconsin collectors. Mark Nelson's Crandon Hutch and Peter Maas's Amber blob soda just to start. Thanks to the Madison Four Lakes Dive Club for a gracious event last week and I'm looking forward to a big bottle hunt with you all. One a paper label medicine from Janesville and another Hermann Pig. 08/28/2011 Lots of new Wisconsin antique bottle images to see on the site. One of my best lifelong friends just got scuba certified.
I made arrangements to meet a lady driving from Florida to her childhood home in Wausau off the Madison turnpike... Those three weeks went fast except when i thought about seeing these treasures.On the trip back home I hit Janesville area where I picked up a two gallon Wisconsin Territory stoneware Jug by Cunningham and some other odds and ends.All three will be up as spinners on the Wisconsin Antique & Advertising Club website soon. 03/05/2014 Additions to the galleries are made every day.Fifteen of these boxes were shipped to Chicago, St. I started with the big dog in adding auction items.
Check out the Wisconsin stoneware beer bottle gallery to see the Taylor and Bro that made such a ruckus.
Explore Wisconsin antique bottle junkie,,, explore!!! 07/21/2011 New Wisconsin antique gallery images are starting to trickle in again.