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Old Blue bottles, another hobby of mine, collecting old antique bottles.

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Hey, that's a clever

Indy - Apr 19, 2016 10:10 PM EDT
Hey, that's a clever way of thikning about it.
Guest - Nov 03, 2007 12:00 PM EDT
Very nice picture. I love blue glassware. I gave my oldest son all my glass collectables. I had an old bottle from a ship that had seams. It was found on the shore on my parents property. It also had a rounded bottom. I think the blue is so beautiful! Thanks for sharing Carol.
Guest - Nov 02, 2007 10:37 PM EDT
Beautiful picture! I have three blue bottles in my window also.
Guest - Apr 28, 2006 02:15 PM EDT
Thank Dylan for commenting,I have been collecting bottle for over thirty years now, I have well over 1500 of them. I have Masonjars[lighting, putman]I only collect colored one of them, also apothecary, medicenes.whiskey, beer and perfume bottles.Its just always been a fun hobby over the years. Carol
Guest - Apr 28, 2006 11:16 AM EDT
How do you get all of this old bottles. do you have any masonjars or any ceder point milk jugs or Dr.miles medicine bottles.
Guest - Apr 28, 2006 11:08 AM EDT
Thanks for the comment, You can find old bottles at yardsales,antique shops and if your lucky and walking on old country roads you still can find some.
Guest - Apr 28, 2006 10:45 AM EDT
how do you people get all of this old bottles
Guest - Jan 11, 2006 05:55 PM EDT
Thanks Alandra and Kathy for commenting.
Guest - Nov 27, 2005 03:58 PM EDT
What a lovely composition Carol..I love colored bottles, they look so pretty. I have a small collection myself. Nice job!
Guest - Nov 25, 2005 04:05 PM EDT
interesting hint, Carol, wasn't aware of that, re the seam line on the bottles.
Guest - Nov 25, 2005 02:43 PM EDT
Thanks Mary,Jeanne and Alandra for comments always appreciated. A lot of my bottles i have found on old Tote roads where old foundations were and I have bought some also at flea markets. You can tell if the bottle is old by the seam line on the side of the bottle, the lower the seam line the older the bottle.All bottles made after 1900 the seam line runs way up the bottle.
Guest - Nov 25, 2005 02:29 PM EDT
lovely colour, Carol, this is one of my fave colours in glass also. the blue tinted background adds to this also. someone on another list, used to collect blue bottles and she hung them outside on something, many of them. forget if she hung them on a tree or some other thing they'd devised.
Guest - Nov 25, 2005 09:47 AM EDT
I have several old bottles like this. My Mom always loved glass, and she collected various bottles like this and kept them in her screened-in front stone porch. I have inherited her love of light on glass, although most of my own collection is green glass. *jeanne*
Guest - Nov 24, 2005 06:33 PM EDT
Beautiful shot of lovely Colbalt Blue bottles. Do you purchase them or find them??

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