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Discover More About Collecting
ADAM BIERENSTIHL FLOWER POT
Read about The Lure of Historic Ontario Earthenware Pottery, written by Alvin Cameron. Learn about various redware forms and glazes from Wagner, Bierenstihl, Eby, Boehler and Ahrens potteries.
BATE BROTHERS OF BYTOWN
Read a historical article written by a BABC member about the Bate Brothers of Bytown & Ottawa.
GINGER BEER CLOSURE TYPES
Club member Laurin Garland has written an article about the various types of ginger beer closures - lightning stopper, internal thread stopper & crown caps.
WHAT IS FOLK ART?
Alvin and Carol Cameron, video interview by Rogers TV, about what is folk art, with numerous examples. Folk art painting of Lick the Cat, by W. I. Vaughn, February 19, 1934.
MAPLE LEAF AUCTIONS
Online auction house of quality antiques, Canadian bottles, crocks and tins.
FRASER VALLEY CLUB
Fraser Valley Antiques & Collectibles Club has members devoted to the identification, preservation, appreciation and collection of antiques and collectibles.
EARLY CANADIAN BOTTLE WORKS
Early Canadian Bottle Works showcases Canadian bottles, stoneware, advertising, antiques from the Brampton and Toronto areas.
FOUR SEASONS BOTTLE CLUB
The Four Seasons Bottle Collectors Cub is dedicated to the hobby of collecting antique bottles. They host the annual Toronto Bottle Show.
OLD QUEBEC DAIRIES
An extensive site listing the early history of dairies, milk bottles, milk tokens, and related dairy items from Quebec.
A blog dedicated to the search of bottles by digging through dumps, especially in construction sites around Toronto.
BRITISH COLUMBIA BOTTLES
A collection of bottles, ginger beers and stoneware from British Columbia and Vancouver Island.
QUEBEC STONEWARE COLLECTION
A French site dedicated to the collection of Quebec stoneware. Crock - E.L. & G.W. Farrar & Co., St. Johns & Montreal, 1855-1857.
PERSIAN GLASS & SADDLEFLASKS
An extensive reference site devoted to late Persian glass, with colourful images of various bottle types.
CITY DAIRY OF TORONTO
This is the story of the City Dairy of Toronto from its early beginnings to its development as the most scientifically advanced dairy operation on the North American continent. It tells the tale of a organization that grew from one man`s wish to supply a pure safe milk.
OTTAWA PAST & PRESENT
Ottawa Past & Present is an interactive site where you can view city of Ottawa landmarks by sliding a before/after screen. The site lists many areas throughout the city. Click on the photo to take you to the Ottawa Past & Present link.
PARKS CANADA GLASS GLOSSARY
A PDF file of a detailed reference book, written in 1985, that covers glass making techniques ranging from mouth-blown processes to 20th century fully automatic machinery. It is a glossary that is intended as a reference tool for people inventorying, cataloguing and researching glass artifacts.
HISTORIC BOTTLE IDENTIFICATION
A detailed reference site to help you identify what type of bottle it is, and its age. Focuses on utilitarian bottles and jars produced in Canada and the USA from late 1700's-1950's.
2017 ANTIQUE TREASURES CALENDAR
In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, the Bytown Antique & Bottle Club has published their first Antiques bilingual Calendar. Over 50 superb colour photographs of items from private collections. Discover a variety of treasures – stoneware, furniture, folk art, posters, quilts, decoys, medicine bottles, ginger beers, oil lamps, tins, decoys, redware, enamel signs, barber bottles and more! Photos taken by Colin Latreille Auction Services. $25 CDN. dollars CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE