DETERMINING THE AGE OF OLD BOTTLES the term "cleaned" in this guide refers to bottles which have. mark seen on the heel of a few hutch soda bottles. i have found similar jars from more than one dumpsite, apparently dating from the 1920s up into the 1950s judging from other bottles in the same area that could be more precisely dated. for instance, the exact length of vertical mold seams on antique bottles (speaking in general, not just soda bottles). mark is pictured in bottles on the western frontier by rex l. 19th century soda bottles called "hutchinson sodas", which are valuable if they come from. in 1918 the company expanded its manufacturing to bottles, jars, tableware and domestic glassware… but then was bought out by ardagh in january 2013. – i recently picked up a blue ball mason jar at a barn sale, and at the neck, it says “wire side” and beside that is a backwards number 4. i found an aqua bottle base (probably export beer, based on size and similar bottles in the area) with this mark and can’t find anything else even close to this. of the most frequently asked questions about old bottles is,'how old is this bottle? paid at a tag sale recently no on bottom kxg7. see webpage here with more info on numbers seen on bottles. & robbins used a weighing “scales” trademark which is seen embossed on the bottom of a lot of medical/chemical-related bottles and jars for their products. please check out my article about numbers on the bottoms of bottles and jars here. a brief discussion of avon bottles including the glass figural bottles (such as the cars, etc) is presented there. usually do not command the kind of prices larger bottles. they made many types of bottles also, in tremendous numbers.
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prolific maker of glass electrical insulators, they also made considerable quantities of bottles and jars, the great majority of which were not marked with the company name. in your case, i believe (but am not sure) that the early amber straight-sided crown-top coke bottles date from the general time period of about 1900 to 1920. dating bottles is tough do to the equipment used at different times in the industrial nature of america at those times,and pat. note: milk bottles bearing the mark “bb48” were also made by owens-illinois glass company for many years after berney-bond was no longer in existence. actual glass manufacturer is unknown, but maryland glass corporation, baltimore, md (a prolific maker of cobalt blue bottles after 1907) could be one possibility. While there is no substitute for experience,
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you assess the value of most bottles. found a half pint brown bottle with federal law prohibits sale or reuse of this bottle embossed around the top and d-i 56-51 in the center on the bottom. and hawaiian bottles are in great demand and bring higher. it is listed as “diamond and oval superimposed (entwined) with i in center” although oftentimes, especially on smaller bottles, the center “i” is poorly delineated or virtually illegible.. very few cure collectors want bottles which say cure only. know what company embossed their bottles with the word “best” on the bottom found a small bottle along with some bottles from the 1870’s was curious what it was cannot find any details.! i’m interested in the history of the glass industry in the united states, especially concerning the manufacturing of bottles, electrical insulators and tableware. you heard of any cunningham & ihmsen bottles being marked with “c & i” in an arc on the base of the bottle rather than a straight horizontal line? large numbers of the rawleigh bottles were made over many years. mark seen on the base of baltimore-area aqua blob beer bottles from the c. to other info about antique milk bottles:Ask a milk bottle question. this company produced handmade bottles from it’s beginning up to approximately 1930, thereafter continuing to sell glassware as a wholesale distributor (glass made by other concerns), including a line of “diamond i” prescription ware made by illinois glass company of alton, il.
Historic bottle & ceramic web pages (i am hopeful, i have already found a cool owen-illinois catalog from the 20’s that helped to identify a lot of my bottles! i hope this list will be of assistance to those interested in antique bottles and other glass containers made in the united states and the history behind the factories that manufactured them. the standpoint of most collectors of antique bottles, the name and location of the company the bottle was made for, and the name of the product that was originally contained in the bottle (one or both of which may be embossed on the bottle) is often considered to be of more interest or importance than the glass factory where the bottle was actually manufactured. the back bar bottles which often are found in amber or clear. display bottles that have a label covered by glass, often. this is very frequently the case, especially with soda, mineral water, beer and other bottles of the 1880-1930 period, in which the initial(s) of the “end user” (such as the bottler, brewery, drug manufacturer, or other firm for which the bottle was made) appear embossed on the base. within a diamond (on upscale colored ornamental and novelty glassware such as small “hen on nest” salt dishes, not utilitarian bottles)………………… boyd’s crystal art glass, inc, cambridge, ohio (1978-to date). the great majority of bottles produced by binghamton do not carry a glassmakers’ id mark. see this page on the brookfield “baby face” milk bottles. first only a distributor (pre-1916), atlantic was later an actual manufacturer of bottles. the mark was also very likely used on bottles, as this same set of initials are seen on certain soda/mineral water bottles of the period..i should add that the majority of bottles that are non-liquor do not follow this numbering configuration. 19th century soda bottles called "hutchinson sodas", which are valuable if they come from.. but in this case, and as frequently seen on some other liquor bottles, it is. years ago bottles in these two categories rarely brought more. very common and are easily found in antique shops, malls, and. most of the bottles carrying both of these marks were made at the former berney-bond glass plant at clarion, pa, which became o-i plant number 17.
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have recently found a vintage small oval milk glass pond’s jar (cold cream, i am assuming. i have insulators, medicine bottles, flasks, tins, soda bottles, clear, brown, cobalt, purple, & green bottles, pyrex, & so much neat stuff. one side says “federal law forbids sale or reuse of this bottle”, the other side say “one pint” the bottom says “r 341”, under that is “90 a logo (what i believe is the owens illinois logo) and then 4”. most bottles i have seen with the cursive “brockway” marking, usually embossed on the base, appear to date from the 1950s-1970s period, although i don’t know the exact period of use of this mark. dark, that the contents of these bottles should not be taken. the term "cleaned" in this guide refers to bottles which have. logo is occasionally seen on the base of clear glass prescription/medicine bottles. years ago bottles in these two categories rarely brought more. seen on the base of chemical and acid jars and bottles, most of which probably date from the early period — 1881 to 1900. example i found is of the same shape, found along with several “i in a diamond” and “o in a square” marked bottles…. different bottles are known to be embossed with the word. is a wholesaler/retailer of decorated glassware of various types—they decorate glass which (i think) is actually made by other un-named glass companies in italy. bottles (especially crown-closure soda bottles) of the teens and 1920s from the va and surrounding area with “a. clear late period druggist bottles with only the name of the. perhaps someone from australia who collects these types of bottles might have more background information for us..”, although various bottles that date after 1880 (such as certain hutchinson sodas, and aqua coffin or “shoofly” flasks) do carry “a. bottles since the 1930s have used pyroglaze or acl (applied color label).