For instance, according to Antique Bottle Trader, an amber glass blackberry brandy bottle with a star mark on it from the Pacific Glass Works was valued at about 00 because only 15 of this bottle exist.
Understanding bottle markings can also help you spot a fake.
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The lettering “Federal Law Forbids Sale or Reuse of This Bottle” indicates a liquor bottle made from 1935 to the 1960s. Having written extensively on North American archaeology and material culture, he has contributed to various archaeological journals and publications.
Peterson has a Bachelor of Arts from Eastern New Mexico University and a Master of Arts from the University of Nebraska, both in anthropology, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in history from Columbia College.
The side of the bottle may be printed with the product or manufacturer's name, and this can be helpful in identifying your find. Many bottles have marks on the bottom, and these are important signatures of bottle manufacturers.
Recycling was very common until the mid-20th century.On e Bay, certain pontil bottles regularly sell for a few hundred dollars.