Dating milk glass
This page and associated sub-pages allows a user to run an American produced utilitarian bottle or a significantly sized bottle fragment through a series of questions based primarily on diagnostic physical, manufacturing related characteristics or features to determine the approximate manufacturing age range of the item.
As Berge (1980) noted in referring to bottles, the "..of manufacture of glass containers provides observable attributes which seem to be very useful in a classification of these artifacts." Thus, this page.
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Assigning value to your bottle isn't an exact science, but it's important to get some sense of the price it should fetch. However, all used milk bottles will show some scratches. Unfortunately, rare bottles are vulnerable to reproduction, but authentic pieces can fetch top dollar.Although some older bottles may have no label at all, most do have some type of identifier.Look for the following styles: The label will tell you which dairy used your bottle, which can sometimes have an impact on the value.wiki How's Content Management Team carefully monitors the work from our editorial staff to ensure that each article meets our high quality standards. Finding a piece of Fenton glass at an antique shop or online auction can be exciting, but you may not know how to tell if it’s real.
By learning the markings used on Fenton glass, as well as studying the styles, you can identify Fenton glass yourself!
Old glass milk bottles are popular with collectors and antiques enthusiasts, and they make versatile and attractive decorative items in the home.