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The value of an antique bottle is dependent on many different factors.

Are your antique bottles worth anything?

Are your antique bottles worth anything?

I have had several inquiries regarding bottles lately. One bottle was found at the bottom of the Barrington River and had quite a bit of wear (cloudy) but without cracks or chips. This bottle, while interesting, was rather common and did not have the characteristics that would be attractive to a collector. While the bottle

The Krebs Glas Lauscha company in Germany, in business since 1597, was the first manufacturer of ornaments.

Christmas decorations go back to the 1800s

The earliest Christmas decorations appeared in the early 1800s. Decorated evergreen trees became popular in Germany and trees were decorated with gingerbread and other hard cookies, nuts, fruits, bits of paper, reflective foil and pieces of lace. In America, popcorn and berry garland were used — corn being introduced to the colonists from the Native Americans.

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