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Don Lord Milk Bottle Collection (1-192)

Don Lord, a longtime California dairy industry member and collector of California milk bottles, donated 192 of his best specimens to UC Davis in 2001.  The collection is valued at over $100,000.  You can read about Don and other collectors in this 2009 article from the Hanford Sentinel: "All bottled up: Collectors share more than an affinity for milk bottles", by Heather Halsey, Hanford Sentinel, May 9, 2009 (as PDF, 2.6 MB) The UC Davis Don Lord Milk Bottle Collection was catalogued by John C. Bruhn