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How much do you think an empty glass bottle(1)\overset{(1)}{\underline{\text{empty glass bottle}}} is worth or, better yet,(2)\overset{(2)}{\underline{\text{worth or, better yet,}}} how much would you be willing to pay for an empty bottle? The average person might say "Empty bottles have no value."(3)\overset{(3)}{\underline{\text{The average person might say "Empty bottles have no value."}}} However(4)\overset{(4)}{\underline{\text{However}}} to an antique-bottle collector, a bottle can be worth hundreds, even thousands, of dollars.

Richard Rushton-Clem of Lewisburg Pennsylvania(5)\overset{(5)}{\underline{\text{Lewisburg Pennsylvania}}} purchased an unusual pickle bottle(6)\overset{(6)}{\underline{\text{unusual pickle bottle}}} (more commonly known as a pickle jar) for $3\$3. Clem—a former(7)\overset{(7)}{\underline{\text{Clem—a former}}} antique-shop owner, had an idea that the bottle was worth more than $3\$ 3, but he never imagined it was worth thousands of dollars. He decided to sell it over the Internet to the highest bidder; the reserve price was set at $275\$275. An interested buyer:(8)\overset{(8)}{\underline{\text{An interested buyer:}}} confirmed that the bottle was a rare 11-inch amber Willington pickle bottle(9)\overset{(9)}{\underline{\text{11-inch amber Willington pickle bottle}}}. In the end, there were about 5757 bids. A Pennsylvania doctor purchased Mr. Clems(10)\overset{(10)}{\underline{\text{Mr. Clems}}} $3\$3 bottle for $44,100\$44,100.

A. Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

B. Lewisburg-Pennsylvania

C. Lewisburg, Pennsylvania,

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