For cobalt blue, you put cobalt in the glass batch. So I gather plant 7 Alton ill. Thanks to Ken Rudd for submitting this photo. D89 is the distiller code number. She was a big fad in the late 1850s, being brought over by P. This is not a screw top it has a friction fit metal cap that says on it pry off with a Table Knife to reseal press on, it has glass lug around the top that you set the knife on and pry up. I am at a loss as to what this might be, can you help? They just look like every other Hutchinson soda.
Glad I could find a good one at K-Mart from the Martha Stewart Collection. The iron plate on the front of the mold was replaceable so they would just engrave the plate, take out whatever plate was in the mold prior, put this new plate in there and they could blow a bottle for that purchaser, in this case soda, the Sacramento soda bottler. Basically the earliest Owens Automatic Bottle machines sat over a pot of glass and the machine would have a number of heads on it, anywhere from five or six on the early ones up to 12 or 15 or whatever. This pertains to a patent design issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office on April 12, 1932. However, I am of the opinion that it stands for 1946. The early patent medicine producers were some of the earliest , with and and the bottles themselves. In San Francisco, you had the San Francisco Glass Works and the Pacific Glass Works.
Any info would be appreciated Thanks Thanks Scott, If I am reading this correctly, i have no period after the 3, and they are single digits, I have a 1933 bottle. Actually San Francisco is famous for an engraver from about 1875 to 1885 of unknown name. Then years passed and people started really hitting the ghost towns and mining camps and logging camps of the West. After that I drank about a half a gallon of water and peed 3 times between drinking the Certo and taking my test. They got the machine in 1905 and they were just starting to produce some bottles. Hope this helps, ~David We found a I.
I guess it was just a way to attract customers. This is mentioned briefly within this really comprehensive article written by Bill Lockhart, here: That article includes a lot of detailed background info, much more than I have on my site. Before the days of refrigeration, before the days of pasteurization, beer storage was an issue. From colonial times until the late 1800s, they were one of the highest paid craftsmen. It takes a little sleuthing to find where the outhouses and trash pits were.
You have to use these handy cut-off-the-top pouches. No product name, this is what I am trying to figure out what was in the container. The lid also has the Good Housekeeping Seal on it. Collectors Weekly: What about the bottle lips? It has helped greatly with bottle identification. Images in this article appear in the following order: All images courtesy Bill Lindsey and 1.
In the mouth blown days, there were a lot of companies, also called glass works. Thank you for any information you can supply. Appreciate any help you can give! Collectors Weekly: Where do diggers tend to find bottles? Collectors Weekly: Tell us more about some other types of collectible bottles. Those were the glory days of bottle digging. The neck is fairly short and bulges slightly in the middle and the top is threaded for a twist off type cap that I do not have. They add to the character and personality, the whittle marks, the bubbles in the glass, the lines, the twists. That means 1940s bottles may have either a 0 or 0.
I invite clarification or corrections from readers!! It is clear in color and has a metal screw on type lid along with a wooden rotating handle fitted to a metal bracket attached along the base of the neck. There might be a little something inside the diamond. Note; When I bought the bottle had this nice metal basket with it, so I am leaving with the bottle. Many collectors love imperfections in crude. An equivalent Portland one would be a 20-dollar bottle. At the top of the bottom of the bottle there is a barely distinguishable 03071 I think. You just think, how could they ever do this? Western bottles in particular have become much more popular in the last 10 to 15 years.
After the guy finishes blowing the bottle, the mold boy opens the mold and pulls out the bottle. It has the number 18 then the letter B inside of a circle then number 3. It has the number 7 to the left of the symbol, 6 to the right, and a 3 below it. It is not completely round as it has flat angles coming off of the flat bottom but then becomes rounded on top so is neither completely round nor completes a hexagon. Cum hoc ergo propter hoc. Still, a nice little piece of mid-20th-century Americana! The second number, 46, is a date code for 1946, the year the bottle was made.