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From the Inside Flap
Current prices of more than 10,000 old and modern bottles for the 1996-1997 market.
350 illustrations in color and black and white.
Hundreds of different categories of bottles--the most complete price list available, including bitters, figurals, flasks, ink, beer, soda, perfume, medicine, commemorative--everything from Avon to Whiskey.
New and expanded introductory material, including company histories and anecdotes.
Includes a list of national and regional bottle collectors clubs, auction houses, and publications of special interest to collectors, and an extensive bibliography of bottle books.
Features current prices and price ranges as reported from actual sales, markets, auctions, and other reliable sources.
Information on manufacturers, dates of issue, and identification.
Exclusive! A special 16-page report with color pictures provides a retro-spective on bottle collecting, including a comparison of prices over the past 25 years, and how bottle collecting has changed since the Kovels wrote their first edition.