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Stop in, say hello, and tell us what you collect!
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Antique-Bottles.net forum news and information found here.
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Looking for Digging Partners?

If you are looking for digging partners then post here and please put the location as the subject so that Members can scan the list easily!!
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General Chat

Chat about anything other than bottles but be nice.
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What is it? Antique Bottles BEFORE 1900

Want to know more about a bottle made before 1900 then post a photograph here and a good description.
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What is it? Antique Bottles AFTER 1900

Want to know more about a bottle made after 1900 (if the mould seam goes through the lip it has been machine made and is after 1900) then post a photograph here and a good description.
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Digging and Finding

If you are a dump digger this is where you swap ideas, experiences and your stories with other diggers.
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New to the Collection

If you have recently added to your collection with a purchase from eBay, a flea market, a garage sale etc., tell other members here.
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Cleaning and Repairing

Cleaning your bottles can ruin them or make a great improvement. Tumbling, acid, secret formulas etc., discuss the merits of the techniques for cleaning and repairing bottles here.
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Displaying and Photographing

Questions and answers about displaying your collection or photographing a bottle prior to auction? This is the place to explain how you do it! Or just ask!
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Antique Bottle Shows and Club Activities

Your chance for some publicity for your local bottle show or club meet.
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General Chat About Bottles

Chat about bottles and only bottles.
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Poisons

The many unique shapes and colors, that were used to distinguish old poison bottles so they could not be mistaken for anything else, have made them a fantastic collecting theme. This is the place to talk about them!
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Sodas - Embossed, Paper Label and ACLs.

This section is for enthusiasts of Embossed, Paper Label and ACL soda bottles.
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Milk & Dairy bottles

A place for collectors of embossed and pyroglazed milk and dairy bottles to share their knowledge.
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Pontils Only

We've reserved this area for the really old glass.. if pontilled bottles are your thing, bring your passion and expertise here.
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Reproduction bottles and jars.

Ask a question or share your interest in reproduction bottles and jars.
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Historic Glass Bottle Information

If you researched a bottle or glasshouse, share your information here.
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Early 19th Century Decorative Glass

Early American pressed glass, cut glass, blown three mold glass including Lacy bowls, plates and salts and three mold decanters from the New England Pittsburgh and Philadelphia Glass Districts.
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Unexpected Discoveries

Not for bottle,s pot lids or jars but all those other interesting finds you have made.
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Unanswered Questions

The difficult ones! If a Member's question is not answered within a few weeks it may be moved here so that it is not forgotten. If you have any ideas or suggestions that may help with an answer please post them.
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Cans, Signs or anything Metal

Signs, Cans, or anything else Metal please post here.
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Any other Collectibles

If it's not a bottle, sign or can, please post all other collectibles/antiques here.
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Pot Lids General discussion

Do you collect potlids ? Are you inexplicably drawn to the strange appeal of long forgotten typefaces streaming boldly across the face of cold porcelain, trapped there by the glaze applied over a century ago? Then post here!
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Jars General discussion

If Old Fruit Jars are your special interest this is the place to post.
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Marbles

Everything to do with Marbles and nothing to do with bottles.
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Insulators

Collectors and enthusiasts of glass and ceramic insulators need not search high and low, this forum is just for you.
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Bottles for Sale or Trade (WTS, WTT)

List your bottles for sale or for trade here.
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Bottles Wanted for Purchase (WTB)

If you are looking for bottles to buy, please list those here.
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Current Auctions and Sales

Seen an interesting bottle on eBay or an auction somewhere? Maybe you made the find of the decade or dicovered a scam - here is the place to tell others or seek information.
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Prized Possession

Post a picture and a description of your 'Prized Possession' and make the rest of the Members jealous!
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Suggest a Website or resource.

Suggest a Website or resource by posting useful links relating to our hobby together with a short description.
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SCAMS and FRAUDS

Bottle collectors are not immune to SCAMS and FRAUDS. If you know or suspect a Scam post the details here so that fellow collectors can be alerted. (Posts require Moderator approval to avoid potential problems with non-members).
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