"When a brilliant and rare flask sold at auction for a record $176,670 a few years ago, a secret was unearthed - bottles are true buried treasures. Discover for yourself what veteran bottle hunters have known for years with this hands-on, how-to guide to picking bottles. Learn what seasoned collectors look for and what they value in this easy-to-follow and indispensable pocket guide. You'll Uncover: The most popular bottles, including flask, whiskey, poison, and ink; The hot spots for picking bottles, from flea markets to thrift stores; Where and how to dig for bottles; How to price and evaluate bottles; Whether for pleasure or profit, the Picker's Pocket Guide is a real find."--Page  of cover.