Dating old gin bottles
The kitchen is "the best place in the world" according to 44-year-old Rainer Klutsch, who discovered his passion for cooking as a child.
"I picked up a lot just watching my mum or nan all the time when they would cook," he explains.
Most of the questions are about one of the four types of bottles listed below.
Because these bottles may have a date of 1575, some people assume they are old, they are not.
Those with labels and contents are plentiful but collectible and usually sell under .00. Those show in pictures are relatively new and sell for under .
Stamped Erven (sometime Ervan) Lucas Bols Amsterdam These pottery bottles are very common.
One of the companies that produced bottles and collectibles that garner the most questions is the Lucas Bols Company of Amsterdam, Holland.
Many solid food bottle/jars also tended to be larger sized bottles since food was (and is) consumed in larger quantities than most other products like medicine or (hopefully) liquor.