Cleaning out a shelf of stuff - should I throw these out?

Screwtop

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My personal opinion-put out a "free" box at the next show or on the curb or put them to the trash. Not everything can be kept.



I disagree on "not everything can be kept". I have a large hole in the back of m property where I take uber common, unembossed, plain bottles and gently place them inside and cover it. The "dump" is marked with the date of filling, and someone 100-200 years from now will get a kick of of digging them up.
 

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I disagree on "not everything can be kept". I have a large hole in the back of m property where I take uber common, unembossed, plain bottles and gently place them inside and cover it. The "dump" is marked with the date of filling, and someone 100-200 years from now will get a kick of of digging them up.
That’s crazy. I have thought of the exact same thing!
 

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I had 4 boxs like that, each box had like 50 bottles in it. threw 3 box's in the Dumpster at work. BUT, Then figured I'd give/donate the 4th box to my favorite local Antique Store. left them at stores front Door about 8 am in Morning. asked him a few Months later if he remembers getting that box & he said yeah but that's about it. didn't seem to excited of impressed with a box full of worthless slicks.
 

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I bet if you give some slicks or common bottles to an artist/craftsman they'd be able to find a use for them. I know some people have been able to remove the bottom of beer bottles and use them as lampshades. Could probably work with slick Cokes, slick beers, etc.
There is probably something that can be made from the smaller ones, and slick meds. I'll have to look.
 

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See attached. Took a photo various angles.
How about instead you gift them to a young budding collector? Or sell them as a bundle on ebay. (please double box when shipping) You could even just donate to a charity run thrift store. But in all honesty, never throw away what can be used, sold, or given away. I often pull things out of the trash and resell on ebay.
 

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