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The insider's guide to bottle collecting turns you into an expert! Revised and updated, this classic guide is perfect for every level of collector and antique dealer, featuring twenty-five additional classes of bottles not included in the previous bestselling edition, as well as: * A MARKET REVIEW that spots trends and places them in perspective, gives prices paid at auction, and looks at the future of collecting bottles. * EXPERT GUIDANCE on starting and maintaining your own collection, with advice on how to choose your bottle specialty and what kind of investment is required. * UNDERSTANDING THE MARKET TO DETERMINE VALUES. From color and size to unusual markings, determining age, and detecting fakes and reproductions, this handy reference makes you a savvy collector. * VALUABLE TIPS ON BUYING, SELLING, AND TRADING show you how to get what you want out of antique shops, flea markets, pawn shops, and tag sales. * HELPFUL LISTINGS of dealers across the country and reference books make this the one reference you'll refer to again and again for all your questions about bottle collecting.