[Mccoypottery-talk] reference book

BarbCrews barbc@thecookiejar.net
Wed, 10 Jul 2002 08:27:05 -0500


Betty,
That's my favorite book too.
I talked with Mike a month or so ago and he said, he is no longer writing 
any books.
Here is a little more info on the book.
http://collectibles.about.com/library/articles/blschneider.htm

bc

At 07:20 AM 7/10/02 -0500, you wrote:
>Thanks for the warning. We can really help each other if we share that 
>kind of information.
>Slightly off the only McCoy line, I would like to tell you about a 
>wonderful Cookie Jar book I just bought.
>It is the revised 3rd edition of the "The Complete Cookie Jar Book"  by 
>Mike Schneider published by
>Schiffer Publishing.  I got the paperback 9"x12".  It is 300 pages of 
>2,000 cookie jars shown in full color!!
>There are height measurement given and the mark on the bottom shown for 
>many and just a wealth of information.  I have paged through his books on 
>Royal Copley and Stangl and was impressed by the work he puts into his 
>research.
>
>This book is cookie jars and marks on bottoms.  Nary a dog poked into any 
>jar or no other extra garbage.  To give an example of the information 
>given, I opened at random and found.
>
>"The McCoy 'Aspargus' cookie jar was a 1977 to 1979 offering. It is 10-1/2 
>inches high, no. 267. It is unmarked but has the familiar McCoy three-bar 
>bottom, an example of which is shown below. Zera Collection. $60."  That 
>is very typical of thousands of entries in the book.  (he gives credit to 
>every collection he photograghed and used. Here the Zera collection.)
>
>As you can tell I am very impressed with it.    Betty the Okie in Iowa

Barbara Crews
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