It shows that the side mold seam on both bottles stop well below the top of the finish. With the Canadian bottles 7 oz. A brief discussion of Avon bottles including the glass figural bottles such as the cars, etc is presented there. The bottle appears to be a type used mostly for cologne, aftershave, hair oil or some other type of cosmetic or personal care product. Do you have any info about these bottles.
Following independence, there were five armed rebellions against the newly formed Republic in response to debt, financial speculation and foreclosures. These clear bottles were fully embossed, with front and back diamond patterns. So presumably the jars found with either of these marks would date between about 1866 and 1874. This bottle came in different designs, contents, cities etc. The Bartlett-Collins plant was eventually purchased by Anchor Hocking Company, and shortly thereafter closed down as of June 2008.
The user is now directed on the Dating page to move to the portion of the Dating page. Its in the shape of a soda bottle. The image to the right is a close-up of a small, medium green, machine-made ink bottle. This trademark was used from c. Chicago, Illinois office — 1905-1916 ; Toledo, Ohio office — 1916-1929. The pictorial representation of an anchor appears on many liquor flasks spanning approximately the 1830-1910 period, and many of these seem to be found in the general Baltimore, Maryland area.
To summarize Example 5, we have two morphologically and stylistically very similar bottles which were likely manufactured about 50 years apart. The dating guidelines found on these Dating Pages and the entire website do not always work well with what the author calls click for more information. Sometimes, perhaps when they were in a big hurry or under time constraints, they forgot this. In the 1920s, the bottle mimicked early forms which were hand tooled and sealed with a cork. However, prior to the 1950s the mark would look something like this. Note: This section of the Dating key is a series of independent questions where the answer to any given one is not dependent on the answer to another; a user may sequentially view each of the questions.
This makes some diagnostic characteristics better than others for dating. The tremendous success and growth of Coca-Cola encourages competitors to try to imitate Coke by offering bottles with slight variations on the trademarked name and distinctive script logo. Contact me for logos you can also use if you wish. In a future column, I'll discuss the topic of collecting commemorative bottles that were issued to honor championship sports teams and to mark other memorable occasions. It has been displayed on their website.
See this page by researcher Bill Lockhart which has a brief entry on Coke bottle codes. To open the bottle, the consumer punched down on a metal loop in the stopper, which broke the seal and made a popping sound. David Thank you for your timely response! Indivisible Brooklyn is part of the nationwide Indivisible grassroots movement and is open to all people dedicated to inclusion, tolerance and fairness. Whenever possible I will include an accompaning photo to better explain the oftentimes difficult text. Produced during the era where all bottles were an relatively rare and cherished commodity to be discarded only when broken i. Enter each of the following attributes of your bottle. We now have a dating range - albeit a fairly wide range - for this bottle from the early 1900s to about 1950.
This is also happening with alot of other types of glass……bottles, insulators, pattern glass, etc. This should help remove some of the encrusted stains and soil from inside the bottle. The last mention of this company was in the 1957 Binghamton city directory. This site has been a blessing in my life. For example a typical Owens-Illinois bottle will look something like this. For a large majority of embossed and unembossed bottles, however, there is little or nothing formally published on the details of their origins.
However, one can usually ascertain something more about most historic bottles if one is willing to spend some time doing additional research in libraries, on the internet, museums, and other places. Any brand tries to protect its products against imitators, who may damage a company's interests if they operate on a large enough scale. That is the point of this website. Constitution a betrayal of the American Revolution? Although there are examples of bottles having mold seams that fit these date ranges properly, the issue of dating bottles is vastly more complicated than the simple reading of side mold seams. To return from other accessed hyperlinks, use the back arrow on your browser. In 1891, they joined the merger known as the United States Glass Company.
The brown, or amber, was introduced as a special new technique to protect the product inside from deterioration of ultra-violet light. The closer to the top of the bottle the seams extend, the more recent was the production of the bottle. However, I would say that base markings did not become really common until the late 1870s — early 1880s. See the page for more information about the author and contributors. If your bottle is English and has a registration number, check out this page that shows the year for each registration number between 1876 and 1920.