Does this mean my bottle was manufactured in 1951? Many of them have concentric circles on the bottom with a mold number in the center. I have a decanter that I have been able to identify from a near duplicate offered on Ebay. A little over 20 years ago, I discovered a dump with a lot of bottles in it. This is an attempt to simplify things and present in a way that is easily understandable. The bottle is approximately 2. It has the only the word France and the number 14 stamped on the bottom. The user is now directed to move to the last question in the Mouth-Blown bottle section of the Dating page - - which deals with air venting marks on the bottle surface.
Finding a one-hundred-year-old might put a few dollars in your pocket should you decide to sell it. It appears on the bottom of a medium emerald green flat liquor flask for perhaps gin, vermouth, or a flavored liqueur of some sort? In 1929, after the forming of Owens-Illinois Glass Co, the plant became O-I plant 8. This is the color you get when you mix together the basic ingredients to make glass. You might check out the article on that company here on my website. Any brand tries to protect its products against imitators, who may damage a company's interests if they operate on a large enough scale.
This is an example of the importance of makers marks - when such a mark is present - in the entire equation of dating a bottle. Applied lips globby are common through the 1870s. The bottom of the jug also has a veiny, or mosaic look about it. Thank you for any info you can give! The embossing indicates that this has to be a molded bottle and can not be either free-blown, dip molded, or from a turn-mold. This question asks if there is either any embossing on the bottle or if there are mold seams present on the body, shoulder, or neck.
General Glass Corporation lasted until around 1937 some info from Indiana Glass Factories Notes, Dick Roller, 1994, page 103. The blowpipe style pontil scar puts the date of this bottle as no later than approximately 1860-1865 and does indicate that it could date back to 1800 or even before. The user is now directed to move to - the first question in the section of the key that deals with the dating of mouth-blown bottles. Kaydee, without seeing the bottle, it sounds like it may be an Owens-Illinois Glass Co. Most of these bottles probably were not marked, or marked with the user instead of the glass maker. I understand that some were made during the same period of time that the original smaller ones were made, but nearly all of these jars now encountered are much, much more recent……. Information gleaned from posts on antique-bottles.
Just wondering as to the age of the bottle? 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. Photo courtesy of Brad Watson. One is smaller, around 4 inches, with a W inside a circle over 92…. Brody and what they are producing presently if anything , and where it is being made. Judging from the numbers of these bottles listed on ebay, they are extremely common and have only minor monetary value to collectors, perhaps one to 4 dollars.
Also, a recent article on Stoddard history, written by Michael George, can be found at the site. The bottom of the glass looks very uneven. These date codes are not always obvious, or easy to distinguish from mold numbers. Thanks to Mark Newton for this info. I think most of them were made in the 1960s-1970s, although some may date later than that, perhaps even up to the present day? This site pictures many kinds of embossed bottles used in Wisconsin, including some that were made at the glass factories in Milwaukee, as well as many other bottles from out-of-state glasshouses that were made for, and used by, companies operating in Wisconsin. This underlined-W mark is also seen on Westinghouse porcelain electrical insulators. If a number of identical bottle molds are being used simultaneously, each mold would be assigned a number.
Glass Company bought this plant in 1937, and operated it for around 10 years before shutting it down. Bottles of this type are generally of little, or no, value although, there are a very few examples of pre-1900 bottles with crude threading that do have a good dollar value. Please let me know if you can figure out where this bottle came from! Third is brown with 75 with 3 slashes on bottom. Hi Dee, I checked your pictures of the bottle on the antique-bottles. It is never fun to reply and say that, although old, such bottles are extremely common and have little or no collector value. Specialized in making clear glass candy containers in the shapes of various objects including telephones, animals, airplanes, etc. Wooster Glass Company, Wooster, Ohio c.
I simply don't have the time, energy or knowledge to answer many of the questions submitted here. Many bottles and jars with this design on the bottom seem to be products of Owens-Illinois Glass Company. The number underneath the logo is usually the mold number. See my page on that company. Each aspect of the bottle's design, age and character must be taken into consideration when determining its value. Hello, my husband has found a few old bottles, the one of interest is what we believe to be an old Coca Cola bottle which is clear in colour and had the date 1917 which is upside down on the glass embossed bottle, it also have on the very bottom3 b 6 could anyone please help with the age of this bottle. This star marking is usually quite boldly embossed.