What Are Some Retailers of Wheaton Glass Bottles?


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Some brick-and-mortar retailers of antique Wheaton glass bottles includes Rutherford Antiques in Rutherford, New Jersey; Scranberry Coop in Andover, New Jersey; Avalon Antique Market in Maine and Pine Hills Antique Mall in Pennsylvania. Retail sites such as Etsy.com and eBay.com are online sources for purchasing or browsing antique Wheaton glass bottles.

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Wheaton glass collectors gather at the Classic Wheaton Club at WheatonClub.com to discuss recent finds and occasionally post classified ads for pieces from their personal collections. Members of the club have access to a Wheaton glass price list, leads to help locate new collectibles and opportunities to post classified ads on the club's site. Joining the Classic Wheaton Club also provides access to the Annual Wheaton Club Convention in Millville, New Jersey and to the members' online glass catalog, as well as discounts at participating antique stores.

The T.C. Wheaton Company was created in 1888 by Dr. Theodore Wheaton. Initially Wheaton produced glassware for the medical and science fields, then in 1946 Wheaton Glass was formed. All serum bottles used by the U.S. government in World War II were exclusively produced under this name. It wasn't until 1967 that Wheaton Glass began manufacturing the commemorative glass pieces that are collectibles as of 2015.

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