Cheapest Hobby on Earth and so much Fun
Cheapest Hobby on Earth and so much Fun
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You have an ink well with the glass barrier in the throat. Ya fill the pen from the small reservoir made in the throat by the barrier. Bad form to dunk the pen all the way to the bottom of the bottle …
The small bottle with the lip inside is a desk ink bottle you fill your pen in the smallbowl..
Where do you look things up at?
7:17 Baby bottle, wide mouth.
The small jar with the internal chamber is an ink bottle. It was used while you were filling an old refilleable fountain pen.
Definitely not the cheapest hobby for me..I’d have to travel to an area like this..
cheapest hobby ever? finding trash. oh yes 😂
Man if you ever get a chance to explore some N. Carolina wilderness, you’ll find these old camps and trash piles, and it’s so amazing, like a preserved time capsule, covered and withered by nature. But you find some really crazy stuff sometimes. Always old bottles and weird things from the 50’s and 60’s /70’s
Ink jar is my guess
9:35 = a Ink bottle?
That pyrex was called a Wide mouth pyrex baby bottle 1919 pat.
Dave I know from fiddling with Antiques…with bottles the 1st thing I was told when younger to look for is that line going up the sides. Iff the line goes all the way to the top it is post 1900s. If the side lines just goes up near but an inch maybe two from the top then stops then its usually pre 1900s. Ehich means they had to hand blow the tops. Thats why alotbof timesnyou find those bottles with a thick and often slightly crooked top. Once the industrial age started to ramp up they were then able to machine the entire bottle….so as far as money…always look for thise lines going up the sides 1st, and then as you said thise that are odd or known to be collectable. Take Care -Gerald
I believe the little jar with the partition inside is for the old ink pens. I found one exactly like it a few years back under an old house.
The Pyrex baby bottle is a crazy awesome find
That big brown bottle with the “A” on the bottom actually has an “H” over the “A” which is the mark of Hazel Atlas. Lots of collectors for Hazel Atlas glass.
That little jar is an ink jar the thing built into it is a well to dip the nib of your pen into to get more ink.
This was awesome. Thank you for sharing. Get out and walk with multiple purposes is exactly what I was trying to find. I really appreciate it.
Nice video Pyrex is a french trademark heavy duty glass for food !
That pyrex bottle was cool
Dude I wanna do manly shit with Dave
Brilliant….I have a few good stories.
in philippi, wv @ old myers clinic in the library there is a hidden door behind the library shelves (north wall). this clinic was constructed in the early 1900’s. my clinical professor and myself opened that door and entered into a long tunnel about 30′ wide and ran about 300 ft back into the mountain. the tunnel was filled with medical equipment from 1800’s thru 1960’s. several medical items were from the civil war (philippi is the sight of first battle of the civil war on broaddus hill). lab equipment, jars, even a doctor’s medical bag still had glass vials of medicine in them, with all their tools needed to practice medicine. we came across 2 mummified bodies that shortly thereafter disappeared. a doctor was experimenting with new embalming techniques in late 1800’s, and now they are forgotten to history. we told the hospital/clinic board about the tunnel find. they had no idea the tunnel existed, which was constructed by a dr myers in mid-1700’s. there was also hundreds of body parts floating in jars of formalde. in the early days of the myers clinic, it was as famous as the mayo clinic of today and was a major institution of medicinal education. today they have plans to make a museum of the artifacts we found. one particular find was an x-ray machine of 1930’s vintage with a diode bigger than a football. talk about lighting you up. that’s the closest i have been to becoming an indiana jones……which ultimately led me to the sw desert where i discovered ancient indian ruins, arrow heads, war axes, pottery, and dinosaur bones. now that i am retired from medicine and 70 yrs old, i ought to take the hobby up again
My problem is I find stuff in a residential area people just dump on the street from snare drums to mid century bronze candle holder – do not get me started about consumer mentality 😂🤠
I found a D series Coca-Cola bottle in the woods once, my best junk find.
do you know anything about reliance coffee co?
Never though about this gonna see what I can find for sure
Yep, the small clear jar is an ink well. My Uncle told me they used them in school way back.
If I remember right, the bottle with the oz markings on it where baby bottles.
When I was a kid I remember mothers using them.
They had a rubber nipple over them to feed the baby, that was over 50 years ago.
You can be pretty sure it could date back to the 40ties or maybe older then that.
With earthship homes becoming more popular even newer glass bottles are going to become more popular because a lot of earthships have bottle walls where entire walls will have bottles of various sizes as a center piece that doubles as functional. If you find an earthship group you can probably sell the bottles to them, they may even be able to use those broken jars and the like
I live in New Jersey! Any like minded souls wanna meet and venture together:) find water springs and injoy all beautiful earth☀️
That old jar is an old ink well
Grinding herbology and archeology at the same time. Very efficient.
That last brown bottle was an ammonia. The little clear bottle that looked like baby food, was a liquid medicine bottle it came with a dropper,the side was to turn the bottle over to fill and that is how you measure what to take and that is what you sucked up in the dropper
This is cool
Thank you for keeping it real for the common man Dave. Respect.
I clicked on this cause he looked happy af in the thumbnail
I got into raiding these old trash piles for a period of time. When i sold my house i was rushed out and had so much stuff to move i left my old bottles. I had buckets upon buckets full. Old Pure x and Chlorox bottles. The thing i really liked was the old soda bottles. I had a bunch of 7up bottles with a ballet dancing girl. Sun kist, Dr Pepper, RC you name it. Many of those said Douglas glass company made here in TN. I also had many cobalt blue bottles like milk of magnesia and also perfume bottles. This was in the earlier 90s before the internet was so broad and heavily used. I never did know where to sell any of them but i just liked to see what all i could dig up. I had many dated late 30s all the way to the early 60s. Now things have built up and developed so much around here there aren’t really many close by places to even go look. I always did enjoy it though and back then i had to always be into something, i couldn’t sit still for 5 minutes.
My mom and I bottle hunt quite often. We live in an area full of old logging cabins that are just foundations now. We’ve found some cool things, lots of bottle, axe beads, old coins, chains from hoses, horse shows.
this is a great way to pay off a camping trip
People wouldn’t think much about that Pyrex baby bottle until they found out that it can cost between 15-20 dollars even in bad shape… and then there’s old medicine bottles if you find anything about 1920s medicine or older thats glass… that is pure gold people will pay as little as 20 dollars per bottle but ive seen bottles from the 20s sell for more than 125 dollars so always keep those bottles and anything older
Looks very interesting, I´ll give it a try when this madness is over
Kinda wish I knew about bottles when I was growing up.. I sure passed by a ton of them in various places. But I can’t remember where they were now. Lol
Hey – that little one with side well is an ink bottle. We used them in 1940s.
THANX for something different Dave, enjoyed the video!
its an ink well for fountain pen… coligraphy
Looks like an old ink jar, the welded in part was there to keep the pen’s tip from having to go too deep.
I do e-commerce shipping for goodwill, and people love vintage items. I’m constantly amazed what sells for good money.
an ink jar
The baby food bottle with that little extra compartment on the side is an Inkwell