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Ohio Rob
11-05-2011, 07:50 PM
It is 8 sided with a nice iron pontil. Any ideas on type -pepper sauce maybe?

https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/11758/7541301AE50E47758F11DE485868359D.jpg

Ohio Rob
11-05-2011, 07:51 PM
3 rings on the neck.

https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/11758/E37EF16D06A04139806DC37654F3C277.jpg

tigue710
11-05-2011, 08:10 PM
Yup, pepper sauce, there's a few different embossed ones too. Great bottle

cyberdigger
11-05-2011, 08:17 PM
That's a looker indeedy! ..belongs in the Pontils Only forum, it does.. where's a mod when you need one! [:@]

woody
11-05-2011, 08:38 PM
Slacking..... [:D]

cyberdigger
11-05-2011, 08:43 PM
[:)] Woody... just in time! [:D]

digger don
11-05-2011, 08:59 PM
Here's the same bottle with a different pontil.

https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/8844/09C87670A3D54C988CA014CBB0B26B9E.jpg

digger don
11-05-2011, 09:00 PM
pontil

https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/8844/755062DB0CE3429EBF62CF641CEF49CB.jpg

glass man
11-07-2011, 11:03 AM
Pepper sauce like Matt said...nice!JAMIE

Jim
11-07-2011, 08:38 PM
Nice fluted peppersauces, guys. I have one of the exact same style, but mine missed the pontil by a few years and is an early smooth base. I would love to dig a pontiled one to give it a buddy on the shelf. Other than a busted open pontil cathedral [:@], it's the only peppersauce I have dug so far. Maybe the stuff wasn't all that popular around here. ~Jim

RICKJJ59W
11-07-2011, 10:52 PM
Dug this IPPS in the good ole days [:D]

https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/7728/C1CB65C163664D62860D56AD3345B6CC.jpg

CALDIGR2
11-08-2011, 01:12 AM
The reason pepper sauce was so popular in the middle to late 19th C was the lack of refrigeration. Meat had to be eaten fresh and sometimes the almost carrion quality needed to be flavored, so to speak. Ice was often a luxury during the warm months and edibles were often stored underground, or in the "coolest" location available. Remove the "greenest" portion and sauce up what was for supper. Gold Rush mining camps are littered with pepper sauce bottles.