Journal: You have an amazing collection of old bottle tops Wiesy! My name is Rowie and I live in Fremantle, Western Australia.
Your historical tops are a perfect example of some of the types of glass collectors can possibly find if they research and locate a coastal area steeped in shipping history. One can only imagine how many wonderful sea glass collecting areas have disappeared in the name of progress. Summertime is nearly at an end and the beautiful, still days of Autumn are upon us... For the past two years I have been collecting shimmer shells (orange shells in the vase), only switching to beach glass 6 months ago.
Fresnel lenses are often colored to indicate a side or direction.
Red indicates a port (left) side and green or blue is used for the starboard (right) side of a ship, train, plane or building. Wiesy Lauffer, Caribbean: Some of my favorite antique bottle lip shards.
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