Unique or not?

Have an old/rare bottle you'd like some more info on?

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Unread postby cowdery » Sun May 28, 2006 3:22 am

I don't know very much about bottles, except that the first equipment for mass-producing bottles inexpensively became available in 1903. That, however, does not mean there were no molded bottles before 1903, but before that year any bottle, regardless of how it was made, would have been pretty expensive. What does that tell you? Only, and even this might be a stretch, that it wouldn't make much sense to put cheap, crappy whiskey into an expensive bottle, so anything sold in the bottle before 1903 probably was pretty good.
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Re: Unique or not?

Unread postby amazingamanda1991 » Thu Mar 03, 2016 7:24 pm

I have a porcelain bottle dated 1977-1983 Very Old Barton whiskey decanter is this rare?
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Re: Unique or not?

Unread postby WhiskeyCollector » Mon Mar 07, 2016 4:16 pm

Just wanted to add to this old post, the 3 pre-prohibition bottles in the original post are very rare and very collectible.
I wouldn't be surprised if the 3 bottles were appraised at $1,500 each, and they could even sell for more than that at auction.
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