Cyber sex chat free no credit card - Dating old glass bottles

In addition to technology, products and manufacturers, certain types of glass colors will also aid in dating. This type of bottle was probably dip-molded and dates after circa 1820.

Is the base indented with an irregular to round pontil scar?

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Since bottles can be very valuable and collectible, knowing the approximate age of a bottle can help you sell them for top dollar.

Bottles have sold for a few dollars to more than nearly $100,000 dollars for just one bottle on the antiques market. I met someone who didn't know the age of their bottle and sold it on e Bay for $1,200 to somebody who knew it was really worth $60,000. To identify the age of your bottle, let's start from the bottom up.

This is another indication of a machine-made bottle. Most bottles with embossed lettering date from the late 19th century and later. Keep in mind that older technology often persisted and some bottles date later than you might think.

Lettering on the body will give clues to the contents and lettering on the base will give clues to the manufacturer. Is the bottle machine made and aqua- or light green in color? For example, glassblowers still make hand-blown bottles today.

This tool eliminated the sharp pontil mark (the broken end of the glass rod) at the base of a bottle.

So, the lack of a pontil mark is actually a clue to age.

Later, about 1900, cup mold bases were used and they were smooth with no marks; sometimes on old bottles and flasks, too.

Possibly the most common type of bottle base is the push-up base.

Old liquor, spirits, medicine and bitters bottles all had various types of bases.

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