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Old 09-30-2018, 05:52 PM
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I came across a bunch of bottles and jars for free so I want to ask you all if I have anything. My grand plan is to put them on Craigslist... what would you price them at? Worth $20?

Group shot and then a few batches of random ones. If any stand out from the group shot I would be happy to go get more individual pictures.





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Old 09-30-2018, 06:19 PM
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2nd photograph down 2nd bottle form the left looks to have a 'seal' stamped on it?

This is a bottle seal, although it came off a 1600's known demolished Tudor house site it was not possible to ID or date it.

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Old 09-30-2018, 07:06 PM
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2nd photograph down 2nd bottle form the left looks to have a 'seal' stamped on it?

This is a bottle seal, although it came off a 1600's known demolished Tudor house site it was not possible to ID or date it.
Looks to be blank; maybe it was a wax seal? A few of the bottles have price stickers on them so the good ones are probably gone... very few have any writing.


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Most of the liquor/wine green ones look early 20th century so maybe some nominal value there. The clear jars and fruit jars...recycle bin.

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Old 10-06-2018, 08:22 PM
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Some of the mason jars are probably okay to resell at a yard sale.

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All you need is for the right person to come along. Last garage sale we had was a large neighborhood deal. I had dozens of embossed cork medicines for sale at 50c, even hundered-plus yo generic Bitters bottles that I couldn’t sell for a buck ea.

Not to mention colored glass insulators that I couldn’t give away...

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Old 10-12-2018, 06:52 AM
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I think everything is worth something to someone. I've found things that were broken and covered with river scum. Put it on ebay, made a hundred dollars. I'd say put them online and see what happens. Lot's of people collect bottles.
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I know that bottles have to be really old to be worth anything, people like them but dont want to pay. The glass stopper may bring some $ but I wouldnt use craigslist, I would piece them out on ebay. Bottles w/o embossing are hard to date. My thoughts, good luck.

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Originally Posted by kingman mikey View post
Bottles w/o embossing are hard to date. .
Also hard to sell unless good colors or shapes. At least in my experience.

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