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Sode0093
07-19-2012, 03:43 PM
Ok, so I know I posted a few bottles previous, but I thought I would just find out what everyone thinks the value of these bottles are, because I have a few people pressing hard on me to sell them. Thanks again for all the help!

1 Qt. Bottle approximately 9 1/2" Tall. Bottle reads " This bottles property of and filled by a member of the raw milk dealers association of Eau Claire, Wisconsin." Back of the bottle reads "Drink raw milk for health." The front side of the bottle is embossed. Black letter on the back side of the bottle.

https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/15819/FB022A79468F419BBD330FBED7125BAF.jpg

Sode0093
07-19-2012, 03:46 PM
9 1/2" tall 1 Qt. Milk bottle. Bottle reads "One Quart Liquid - Cold Seal Dairy - Milk & Cream - John Champion - Eau Claire, WI" All writing is embossed on bottle.

https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/15819/D6F2154C827B4281A7DA5BC8070C97BC.jpg

Sode0093
07-19-2012, 03:52 PM
9 1/2" 1 Quart round milk bottle. Bottle reads " A bottle of milk is a bottle of health." Wolfmeyers Dairy. Brillion, Wisconsin. Back of the bottle reads "Hot/Cold - Delicious Chocolate Milk."

https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/15819/B10B395A48FC4AACBFA2966856E85B6E.jpg

Sode0093
07-19-2012, 03:55 PM
Anyone know where this one is from in addition to the value???? Dougan's Dairy. 1 Quart bottle, 9 1/2" tall. Round with some neat embossing on it.

https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/15819/710EA18FDCAF48089B711C0F6F3B019E.jpg

SkinsFan36
07-19-2012, 03:56 PM
You may get a better idea contacting Wisconsin milk collectors like this guy Mr Bottles (http://www.mrbottles.com/galleryMilkBottles.asp). He has a pretty extensive collection and has a link for appraisals on his page.

Sode0093
07-19-2012, 03:56 PM
BECK & SCHWARTZ Dairy Products. 1 Quart bottle approximately 9 1/2" tall. Round with Orange writing. Writing reads "Beck and Schwarts Dairy products - Lancaster, Wis. - Where quality tells and service sell"



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Sode0093
07-19-2012, 03:58 PM
Skins thanks for the comment. I have tried contacting Mr. bottles half a dozen times without any response. Do you know of any other way besides what is listed on the website to get a hold of him? Thanks

SkinsFan36
07-19-2012, 04:02 PM
No sorry I just found it off of Google. Keep looking around though. I got alot of help with mine by contacting different bottle clubs in the state my bottle came from. Probably contacted 10 different people with only a couple responses but the ones I got helped tremendously.

Sode0093
07-19-2012, 04:05 PM
So far I have contacted 13 people without anyone willing to help. Hopefully, I will get someone will respond to me soon! Thanks

SkinsFan36
07-19-2012, 04:16 PM
ORIGINAL: Sode0093

Anyone know where this one is from in addition to the value???? Dougan's Dairy. 1 Quart bottle, 9 1/2" tall. Round with some neat embossing on it.

https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/15819/710EA18FDCAF48089B711C0F6F3B019E.jpg


Dougan's Dairy

Quite a bit of history on the owner if this is the right guy.


Readers will remember the round barn from my columns of Jan. 12 and Feb. 3: How W.J. Dougan, a minister who lost his hearing and turned to dairy farming, bought a run-down farm on East Colley Road just east of Beloit in 1906 and built the round barn five years later.

And how his granddaughter, Jacqueline Dougan at age 15, declared she would someday write "what the round barn sees ... and the round barn is in the middle of us all, and it sees everything."

And, she did write about the round barn and what it saw in three books, the latest and most complete and published just last fall; "The Round Barn, A Biography of a Farm Family."


http://www.wisfarmer.com/features/another-piece-of-history-vanishes-----jcpg-269808-150021665.html

Also I saw a lot of four quarts sell on proxibid for 45 dollars. Seller was from wisconsin so I am guessing it was the same Dougan's Bottle? Only a guess.

SkinsFan36
07-19-2012, 04:29 PM
Looks like he was famous for his round barn. With all Dougan's history in Wis. plus his grandaughter's books the bottle may have some value. If it isn't too common.

https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/16743/A3876E4491A94944B91180F6C7E0FBF1.jpg

blobbottlebob
07-20-2012, 03:36 AM
Hey Sode, I would love to help in any way that I can. I am a Wisconsin bottle collector and nut. Feel free to email or PM me. Unfortunately, I know far less about milks than other categories. I do know some milk collectors but I don't see them all that often. As for mrbottles, the gentelman who runs the site has very little interest in milks. It might be nice if he at least responded but I think you are correct not to hold your breath waiting for replies.

Generally speaking. Here are some more ideas on value. Condition always helps. Minty is good. Perfect applied colored labels are a must. Small towns are better than bigger ones but small companies from big towns might be good. Embossed pictures such as animals or scenes are very desireable. I personally like the ones that say 5 cent store bottle but it must include a town and dairy or it is not rare. Unique features like the 'ribs' in the bottle above can help as well. Hope everything goes well. If you try to sell them say on ebay, be sure to list as many details as you can so, that they are easily found in searches. Best of luck. Bob