According to "The Courier Mail," some of the best things to collect include money, stamps and bottles. In the case of collecting banknotes, a lot of money is worth more than its face value. For example, some uncirculated $50 banknotes are worth up to $7,000 if the serial number is 000 000.Continue Reading
"The Courier Mail" points out that the Queensland Historical Bottle & Collectibles Club says that some explorers go diving in the Brisbane River in search of old jars and bottles. Some of these bottles are worth more than tens of thousands of dollars. One such example is an old ginger beer bottle from Australia's convict days.
According to Destructoid, video games are another good thing to collect if the collector can find games cheap by shopping around at flea markets, pawn shops, Goodwill stores and yard sales. Destructoid proved its point by showcasing a video game collection that was sold in 2014 for $550,000 on eBay. The collection was made up of 330 consoles and 6,850 games. The seller had been a collector for more than three decades, and most of the consoles were still in the original boxes, which considerably added to the value of the collection.Learn more about Collecting
The oldest Dr. Pepper bottles are often priced at $500 to $1,000. Exceptionally rare bottles, such as those from rare cities, sometimes fetch even more.Full Answer >
Find the prices of old soda bottles on the iGuide website or by searching books dedicated to providing price lists for old bottles, such as the “Antique Trader Bottles Identification and Price Guide” or “The Standard Old Bottle Price Guide.” The iGuide website has a section dedicated to old bottles that is populated with the site's proprietary Real Market Data.Full Answer >
As of 2014, unopened Coca-Cola bottles commemorating Georgia Tech's 1990 National Championship are selling for between $10 and $23 on various retail and auction sites. The 10-ounce glass bottles feature the lettering "1990 National Football Champions" with the Georgia Tech helmet and Yellowjacket logos.Full Answer >
Find milk bottles for sale at online stores such as eBay.com and Amazon.com, or from a collection of Amish farmers through their website LocalAmishFarms.com. Alternatively, you can purchase milk bottles from local stores such as Red Hill General Store in Hillsville,Virginia.Full Answer >