At Last, about a week later than scheduled but I have now taken delivery of my latest book Saving the Fizz, a history of international patent closures since the cork.
All of those who had expressed an interest in purchasing a copy have been notified - check your emails.
Arranged in broad sections such as cork-sealed, Codd bottles and other internally stoppered bottles, ledge-mouth closures, long-plug closures, spring and spindle internal stoppers, swing and Lightning-type closures, internal cap and plug stoppers, external and internal screw-thread stoppers, and external caps including crown seals. The book details some 2,500 patents and is richly illustrated with over 4,925 bottle photographs, patent drawings and historical images accompanied by descriptive text. The book is lavishly presented in 624 full colour pages with a hard cover. The size is 310mm x 220mm.
I am posting this for someone else......calling all BALL PERFECT MASON specialists and collectors.........is this a case of SCA (naturally darkened by the sun) or a case of Irradiation? (I say nuked,...