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Collecting

Delftware

Q: I have inherited three pieces of Delftware that I understand were made in Holland about 200 years ago. What can you tell me about this type of pottery? –Joan, Norman, Okla. A: Delftware is distinctive because of its soft, red-clay body and tin-enamel glaze. The first pieces originated in Continue reading →

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Pop Bottles

Q: My son found some old bottles in a creek bed near our home. Most are soda-pop bottles, including Five-O, Quality, Dur and two early Coca-Colas. What can you tell me about them? — Margretta, Centralia, Ill. A: One of the better references is “Soda Pop Collectibles Price Guide: The Continue reading →