This bottle was found during archeological excavations at Fort Stanwix in the s. It stands approximately 8 inches tall, 3 inches long, and 2 inches wide and is made of light turquoise colored glass. At eighteen he began studying homeopathic medicine under a renowned doctor in Schoharie County, New York. After years of medical instruction from all over the country, Dr. Kilmer returned to New York and set up a practice in Binghamton.
By Amanda Slater originally posted to Flickr as Lots of bottles! I am here to clarify a bit of the mystery. Usually, the symbols are a logo for a company, and the numbers a code for where and when the particular glass item was produced. Each glass making company has their own method of labeling their products. With this hub, I am going to focus on the methods used by the Owens-Illinois O-I Company, and show you how to date your glass finds using the symbols and numbers indicative of the O-I company. I am by no means an expert on the numbers, nor am I an expert on how to date glass using the numbers, but I have done a lot of research on the subject, and I am relaying the information I have acquired along my internet travels. What first led me down this path of discovery was a small piece of glass I found washed up on my local creek with the word Duraglas embossed on it Exhibit A.
Q: After I finish all the medication in the little yellow-orange vial I get from the pharmacy, how should I dispose of it? Are medication containers recyclable, or should I toss them in the trash? A: When your medication vial is empty, you may be temped to place it with your recyclables. After all, it's plastic, and it probably has a numbered triangular symbol on the bottom, which you've seen on other recyclable products.
Collecting old bottles and jars is a hobby sure to evoke a feeling of nostalgia--bringing you hours of enjoyment. It may also be one way to put a little cash in your pocket. The value of historic bottles is escalating, sometimes garnering hundreds, even thousands of dollars each.