You may also see mold lines or machine marks. Missing letters, uneven spacing, or other embossing errors provide clues to a bottles age. Specifically, collectible Coca Cola bottles and milk bottles often include letters or marks that indicate the bottles source.
How do you date antique glass bottles?
You can determine the approximate age of an old bottle just based on its lip. After the glassblower removed the bottle from the mold, he affixed a hot glass lip to the bottles neck.
Is clear Depression glass worth anything?
Depression glass brightens the home and the spirit for many collectors, just as it did for the original owners during the Great Depression. Some pieces of this glass are affordable for almost everyone, while others are rare and extremely valuable.
How much are empty bottles worth?
The deposit/refund amount for containers 1 litre or less is 10 cents and for containers larger than 1 litre the deposit/refund is 25 cents.