Radio Estimates If you love antique and vintage radios, you will enjoy. Making these among the earliest label under glass bottles. Bottles with a poor strike will bring less. Early Screw Cap with Ground Lip: It was present on bottles that used a screw cap. The text is clear, to the point, and easy to read. An English translation of the 119 paged coloured picture part is included. If you use the price of a bottle that is similar to yours though not identical, you may not get an accurate result.
This is especially true if you have something you think is out of the ordinary. Yes, delivery men from companies such as Jewel T, Omar Bread, Ucker Dairy, Buckeye Potato Chips and the Fuller Brush Co. Shipping and insurance is extra. Discover where and how to locate antique bottles in or around bodies of water. Use the site's alphabetical listing of manufacturers' marks and their descriptions to determine the manufacturer of a bottle.
A compilation of illustrated articles, with additional material and an index. Roycroft Copper Brand Items has listings of many items in the Arts and Crafts styles from lamps to bowls. Most bottles made in the last hundred and fifty years were usually made by blowing glass into a molds of iron or wood. You'll find a picture of every bottle listed along with accurate descriptions and up-to-date prices. Excellent guide if you want something that also covers the common bottles. Learn about the specialized world of collecting Chinese snuff bottles.
This product was delivered by horse and wagon to various customers in San Francisco Bay Area for use as a bleach, stain remover, deodorant and disinfectant. All attempts have been made to accurately describe all bottles listed. Smooth pontilled bottles were made after the 1870s. Confusing antique bottles for cheap reproductions can be a common mistake most rookies make, but every bottle has a story to tell. From art glass to Victorian bottles and everything in between, view photographs and information about perfume bottles in this virtual museum.
But there are some valuable bottles which are clear, or aqua. Bold colors were rarely used, so if you find a so-called antique bottle in bright red, yellow, green, or purple, chance are that it is a poor reproduction. Two out-of-print books give descriptions and price estimates: Collecting All Cures 1973 and Collecting the Cures 1969 ,by Bill Agee. Because of this, we would not be interested in auctioning, or buying, these bottles. Glass bottles do not degrade over time, so the bottles that were buried in landfills or thrown down privy holes with the rest of the household garbage years ago are still down there. First, there is a hierarchy of colors which appeal to bottle collectors. Local collectors are a good outlet for many examples in this category.
Aqua, clear and amber are the most common colors. If your browser has cookies disabled, some sections of our site will not function properly. The listings contain photographs and descriptions. Author of American Whiskey Ceramics and The Whiskey Ceramics of Scotland, Ireland and England. In 1940, a screw cap was introduced, and a modern adaptation of that top is still used today.
I do accept PayPal payments. Introduction of half-gallon size with finger ring handle. Understand a new version is in the works. Bottles with damage or missing stoppers likewise sell for much less than perfect specimens. Also get historical cross references to over a dozen sources including the 1800 plus lot Sam Greer collection, Frederick Nielsen's Great American Pontiled Medicines, Joseph Baldwin's Patent and Proprietary Medicine Bottles of the 19th Century and many others. Sources for these categories include: A Bit About Balsams by Betty Blasi, 1974 , by John Odell, 1977 , and 19th Century Medicine in Glass by Bill and Betty Wilson, 1971. Even common bottles in a rare color valiant will be in greater demand and worth more.
Antique Bottle Collector Resource Guide A dusty bottle sits on the table at a garage sale. Is the bottle broken, chipped or cracked? Learn why bottles were shaped in certain ways and how bottle labels changed through the years. You'll find a picture of every bottle listed along with accurate descriptions and up-to-date prices. Fike, 1987 and Harmer Rooke Gallery absentee auction Catalog for the Samuel J. Notice the bulb at the top of the neck that has a smaller diameter opening at the base of the bulb than the opening at the top of the bottle. In the world of bottle collecting, color is king.