Recently released Milk Book by Richard Kameny.
$35 plus $10 Postage anywhere in Australia, Total $45.
Australian Milk & Cream Bottles
& Related Items
By Richard s. Kameny
Bottle collectors have kept Australian milk and cream bottles from the inauguration of bottle collecting in Australia. As the hobby developed a special breed of collector has grown into a group of well educated enthusiasts on the subject of milk, cream, and dairy related items and memorabilia. Their collective knowledge has been cleverly collated by the masters of the group namely Richard Kameny ( the Yank) and his co-author Paul Walsh (life time milk collector).
Long awaited by the collector world, the Australian Milk & Cream Bottles book; in the first half gives a comprehensive listing and details of the bottles used by the many Australian Dairies. The second half takes the reader through an insight of as it was in yesteryear of being associated with the industry; from raw milk, through early delivery methods to the end of an era and the steps to the future of the industry. You realise the enormity of the Australian Dairy Industry with mention of some hundreds of Dairies Australia wide.
The Australian Milk & Cream Bottles is a book of many black & white illustrations, colour images of the ceramic labelled Milks, with over 200 pages and images of associated collectable items will stir the memory of any adult reader.
Australian Milk & Cream Bottles book is available from Antique Bottles for $35 plus $10 postage for a total of $45. Delivery or pick up can be arranged in Central Victoria or Melbourne.
A must for any collectors' library.
If you are in the Melbourne area Ron Barry is a regular at the Camberwell Trash & Treasure Market, Stall 50. Check the Events page for dates Ron will be down and the book can be picked up post free for $35.