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Sell Abroad or Stay Home? (1/19/09)
Are foreign markets better for selling antiques than American markets? Collecting has gone global, thanks to the Internet. As a result, … More >>


Has the Glass Bubble Burst? (12/19/08)
Sachems BottleWhile not exactly Indiana Jones pursuing the ark of the covenant, Bill Lindsey—Worthpoint’s expert on antique and collectibles bottles—managed to … More >>


old glass bottle (11/1/08)
Bottle found next to a Civil War burial monument over run with growth and weeds. Clear glass bottle is 8″ tall, lower half is hexagonal in shape. Bottom of bottle is round and 2″ in diameter. Top of the bottle is 1″ in diameter. A letter F on the bottom of the bottle. The numbers 435 across the bottom edge of the bottle. The Civil War captain buried there died in 1885. More >>




Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Pontil Scars (But Were Afraid To Ask)? (9/29/08)
Blowpipe or One of the easier to identify and most consistently accurate indicators that a bottle was manufactured during or prior to the American Civil War (i.e., the 1860s or before) is the pontil scar present on the base. More >>


I will wait (9/26/08)
antique perfume containerI will join (pay) when someone will help me. Someone from no where. I would like to learn, but have alot to deal with. I just want one person to tell me about my perfume bottle. Without a hassell More >>


Dating Bottles with the Side Mold Seam–The Myth (9/4/08)
Image of the entire bottle used in the previous image.One of the most pervasive and longest running myths in the world of bottle dating is that the side mold seam can be read like a thermometer to determine the age of a bottle.(See image #1, which is an illustration pointing out the major “parts” of a bottle, including the side mold seam. Illustration from my Historic Bottle Website – a purely educational website.) More >>


NATIONAL CASKET CO (3/26/08)
I am in posession of a glass bottle market “National Casket Co”. I am unsure where this bottle came from, what it was used for, and if it is of any value. It has liquid measurements on it. Any answers would be greatly appreciated. Thank you More >>


Learning About and Spotting Value in Antique Bottles (3/4/08)
antique_bottlesAs a child in Kentucky, I remember collectors would often go to the old buildings around town to dig for … More >>


Collecting Antique Barber Bottles (1/20/07)
The image of the old time barber shop complete with a swirling barber pole, steaming hot towels and straight edge … More >>


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