Historic Glass Bottle Identification & Information Website! The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), an agency within the U.S. Department of the Interior, administers over 245 million surface acres of America's public lands, located primarily in 12 Western States (including Alaska). Part of the mission of the BLM is the management and preservation ...
The value of historic bottles is escalating, sometimes garnering hundreds, even thousands of dollars each. The key is knowing how to identify whether or not a bottle is old or a modern reproduction. Glass bottles produced in early America date back to the 1700s. Antique bottles come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors.
Historic Glass Bottle Identification. Bill Lindsey's fantastic bottle identification and information site. Loaded with detailed descriptions and diagrams, and luscious high res photos, this is a superlative one-stop educational resource and vicarious digger experience.
Confusing antique bottles for cheap reproductions can be a common mistake most rookies make, but every bottle has a story to tell. Every mark, every imperfection on the body of the glistening glass bottle tell a story of the birth of that bottle.
Manufacturers of everything from jars to soda bottles and drinkware stamp their glass products with symbols or letters that help identify the maker, the pattern or even the general era in which ...
OLD BOTTLE IDENTIFICATION AND DATING GUIDE. This webpage is intended to help novice collectors and non-collectors better identify, describe, and date the bottles they encounter. Bottle dating is approximate and just intended to give a relative placement in bottle making history.
A brown glass bottle that looks vintage or antique from afar may not be as old as you think. Bottles designed for decorative purposes, or as special reissue editions from various liquid product ...
Antique Trader Bottles : Identification and Price Guide by Michael Polak A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.
Collecting old bottles and jars can be an interesting and engaging hobby. Antique bottles command a high value, and collectors can make a profit while reselling antique bottles and jars. It is important to accurately identify the age of old bottles and jars, so that you will be confident that you are in possession of ...
From the standpoint of most collectors of antique bottles, the name and location of the company the bottle was made for, and the name of the product that was originally contained in the bottle (one or both of which may be embossed on the bottle) is often considered to be of more interest or importance than the glass factory where the bottle was ...