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Can Bugs be Beautiful?

Were you ever fascinated by bugs as a child? Have you ever stared in wonder at the beautiful patterns on a butterfly’s wings, or the iridescence of the wings of a dragonfly or cicada? Well, a surprising number […]

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2021 IPBA Auction Consignments Solicited

Do you have perfume bottles or vanity items that you are interested in selling? The PERFUME BOTTLES AUCTION, organized by renowned specialist Ken Leach, is the official auction of the International Perfume Bottle Association’s annual convention.  This auction […]

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New IPBA Marketplace!

Both members and non-members may advertise in the IPBA Perfume Bottle Quarterly.  Those who place ads for a full year, also get an ad here on the public portion of the IBPA website.

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American Compacts: 1921 through the Art Deco Era by Howard W. Melton and Michael A. Mont

In the late 1920s and early 1930s, American manufacturers created a stunning variety of powder compacts reflecting the modern design concepts of what we now call Art Deco. The advent of the Great Depression had a devastating effect […]

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It’s Time to Renew Your Membership

If you haven’t done it already, it is time to renew your membership. Dues continue to be as follows: $55 for US $60 for Canada $65 for all other countries Please send a dues check (payable to IPBA) […]

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What Is It? What’s It Worth?

To get the right information so that you can identify, insure, sell or simply appreciate your bottle you should become an educated consumer by researching your bottle or collection via several avenues – eBay, auction sites, the internet-at-large […]

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