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    Need Help/Advice..thanks!

    Hi Cowseatmaize, Thanks for your advice concerning E-bay. I recently sold one of my bottles , a warranted flask, for 3 dollars and $3 for shipping on E-bay. After I wrapped it well with bubble wrap and packed it in a box it ended up costing me $5 to ship! That did not include bubble wrap and...
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    Need Help/Advice..thanks!

    Hi Brian, I live in New York City. I'll post more pictures of the lot as you requested as soon as possible. I'll take photos of small groupings and also write you a list/inventory of the bottles that have embossing. all the best, Elisa Ps I've also sent you an e-mail.
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    Cleaning Old Bottles

    I'm new to this and recently acquired quite a few bottles that needed cleaning since they were dug up. I got some good advice on this forum from the "cleaning" forum". Check it out.[:-] To clean my bottles I used "bar keeper's friend" , a powder, which I bought at my hardware store. I used...
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    Need Help/Advice..thanks!

    another pic of bottles
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    Need Help/Advice..thanks!

    Hello Forum, I recently acquired about 90 old dug bottles from late 1880's and early 1900's that I am still in the process of cleaning etc. They are old medicine bottles ( Dr. Jaynes Expectorant etc. ), food jars, flasks ( a lot of warranted ones), whiskey bottles, wine, inks, shoe polish...
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    Bottle collector by accident needs help.

    Welcome to the forum glassyeyed. I am also completely new to this and really enjoying investigating and learning about old bottles. And YES, this is a wonderful forum!!! Recently my boyfriend's Mom found about 90 bottles buried under the floor of a barn up in northern pa. She gave them to us...
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    McCann "Hokara"

    If anyone has any information on what "Hokara" means please let me know. I am wondering what the bottle I posted above contained. thanks so much![:D][:D]
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    1901 3 seams

    One more pic
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    1901 3 seams

    Hello Forum, I recently acquired about 90 bottles that were dug up in northern PA. I am in the process of cleaning them....hard work!!! Below I've posted a photo of a clear bottle that stands about 5 1/2 inches tall, has 3 seams that go up to the lip. and the base reads Pat. April 2nd...
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    McCann "Hokara"

    Thanks for responding. I've got some photos that I will post below. KentOhio: I'm wondering what the base looks like on the one you have. My bottle looks like it has a very fine seam ( barely visible) going up to the lip and the base has a slighty raised rough small circular dime sized shape...
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    McCann "Hokara"

    Hello Forum, I recently dug up a clear small, 3" tall, bottle with a lip of 1 1/4" diameter that reads J.D. McCann Co, " Hokara", Hornell,NY. It has a fine seam that goes up to the top of the lip. I could not find any info on this bottle on the internet. I'll post a photo as soon as I can...
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    hayner 1897

    I've got a clear Hayner whiskey bottle that is 12" tall and in good condition. No chips or major cracks...a hairline crack within the lip and a ding 1/4" long on base. It's got a lot of residue on the inside since it has not been cleaned except for soap and water. It's embossing reads Hayner...
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    perfume bottle?

    RE: prefume bottle? Thanks IRISH! I appreciate you taking the time to look and respond. [:)]

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