-- Completely Revised and Updated. This priceless sourcebook contains new bottle categories, with a special emphasis on reproductions, distinguishing between the old and the new, dating, attribution, and discerning fakes -- plus brief, invaluable discussions of pressed/Sandwich glass and blown glass: pitchers, bowls, and more!
-- A Market Review that spots trends and places them in perspective, gives prices paid at auction, and looks at the future of bottle collecting.
-- Expert Guidance on starting and maintaining your own collection, including advice on how to choose a bottle specialty and what kind of investment will be required.
-- Handy Tips on buying, selling, and trading show you how to make the most of antique shops, flea markets, pawn shops, and tag sales.
-- Vital Information includes listings of dealers across the country and helpful reference books -- plus a glossary of key terms from "applied lip" to "whittle marks."
-- Fully Illustrated with a lavish eight-page color insert.