40th Annual Saratoga Antique Bottle Show And Sale
The National Bottle Museum, 76 Milton Ave Ballston Spa NY is sponsoring its 40th Annual Antique Bottle Show And Sale. Serving as the Museums chief fundraiser the show is attended by dealers and collectors across the United States. Parking is free.
All types of old bottles and related items will be available, including early New England glass, flasks, bitters, all types of medicinal bottles, milk bottles, canning jars and stoneware. There will be bottle and artifact art for sale by a well known Maine artisan. Also to be found are bottles made to hold the mineral waters of Saratoga and the surrounding springs There will be educational displays and attendees are encouraged to bring in their old empty bottles for identification. The show gives the Museum an opportunity to promote the fun and interesting hobby of bottle collecting and would like to encourage youngsters to collect.
There will be a free bottle grab bag for all students and research materials will be available for the students to learn about the Bottle they have chosen. Live flameworking demonstrations will be provided by Glassworks Studio and a selection of items offered for sale. Food and refreshments will be available on site by the Brickyard Tavern and Grill. The Bottle Museum and the second floor JRM artist space will be open during the show for everyone's enjoyment. The National Bottle Museum is a not for profit 501(c) (3) educational institution dedicated to the preservation and history of bottles and the glassblowing
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