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bottlekid76
12-04-2011, 01:39 PM
Which type of pontil do you seem to prefer? Just curious as to in your collection, do you find one more appealing than the other?

[IMG]https://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i218/chevelle_godsmack/000_9007.jpg

~Tim

bottle man
12-04-2011, 03:28 PM
Iron pontils Rule!!!!

https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/2541/325F04211ABA47AB9EE5DB4E4DB032CA.jpg

bottlekid76
12-04-2011, 04:33 PM
Looks like some nice ones in there! [;)]

Ok, that's 1 for the IP...

[IMG]https://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i218/chevelle_godsmack/000_4623.jpg

AntiqueMeds
12-04-2011, 04:53 PM
AS far as medicines go iron pontil scars are a bit less common. It was typically later method in the pontil manf world and was more often used on larger bottles. On two of the same mold bottles the iron pontil one would like sell a little higher. Of course there exceptions to any generalities.
Personally I think the medicines with rectangular iron pontil marks are pretty cool.
Like this one form the UK site..
http://www.diggersdiary.co.uk/Articles/Pontils/Pontilsimages/aapontiliron4.jpg

Penn Digger
12-04-2011, 04:57 PM
I like OPs, but would take either.

PD

bottlekid76
12-04-2011, 05:05 PM
That's true Matt. Great looking bottle. I like the rectangular ones you see on some meds as well. This being a pontils only category, I figured it would be cool to see some of the great pontils on some of the bottles we all own. I'm also curious as to what some collectors seem to prefer!

~Tim

bottlekid76
12-04-2011, 05:11 PM
[IMG]https://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i218/chevelle_godsmack/000_7697.jpg

sandchip
12-05-2011, 09:21 AM
I love 'em all. I don't have any killer OPs, but I did have a C. Heimstreet once with an OP big enough to hold a demijohn. I miss that one. Here's a fairly big'un on a 7.25" Harrison's.

https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/9956/588BEDB128874F38999C820DE929C5E4.jpg

sandchip
12-05-2011, 09:24 AM
I don't know what to say about this thing but %$@# !

https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/9956/C0355FF873FA4EC29C1ECF9EAB1170F6.jpg

sandchip
12-05-2011, 09:25 AM
And we mustn't forget the lowly sandchip.

https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/9956/91824C30186A4402985221E25F91A420.jpg

Dabeel
12-05-2011, 11:02 AM
I like these two:

Open pontil for medicines(didn't know of iron pontils on meds until the pics posted)
Iron pontil for soda waters,porters etc

Thanks,
Doug

baltbottles
12-05-2011, 02:44 PM
I just like pontils in general weather open, iron, sand chip, or solid rod. If its pontiled I like it.

Chris

bottlediger
12-05-2011, 05:07 PM
Pontiled bottles should be considered damaged and disposed of properly. I will help the cause send me those nasty sharp and rusty pontiled bottles in trade for some awesome screwtops and ABMs. ill make sure they wont cause anyone anymore grief. [:)]

Ryan

Jim
12-05-2011, 06:49 PM
I like anything pontiled, but deep, black iron pontils are my favorite. The rectangular iron pontils on medicine bottles are especially cool. For any pontil, the deeper and cruder, the better.

These two do not disappoint. The one on the left has an irregular shape with jagged glass partially surrounding the iron, and the one on the right is the deepest iron pontil I have seen. ~Jim




https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/4114/D8E080DF384044928FB00D379CB565FF.jpg

bottlekid76
12-05-2011, 09:22 PM
I hear ya Ryan... lol

Those look great Jim! I know we all love pontils, this new category still hasn't seemed to really take off too fast just yet, and I figured it could be a way to share some photos of some of the great pontils that are on some of the bottles we own. I can't say I like one any more than the other. Of course it can be bottle specific. OP sodas are much harder to find, and like Matt mentioned IP's on certain meds are less often found. Sand chip, iron, open, it's all good!

Get those cameras out! [;)]

Wheelah23
12-05-2011, 09:37 PM
I like a good pontil, although I really only have 3 that I've dug! One's an early 1880's seltzer with a refired pontil. Plus there's the 2 inks that I don't hesitate to post... [;)] I wanna dig an iron pontiled bottle, I like those a lot better. May have something to do with be being a soda/beer collector, and I sure can't afford a good IP squat yet!

https://www.antique-bottles.net/forum/upfiles/13010/55919A8D6F62401D9A706E69939D598D.jpg

Believe it or not this is an OP too, although not as obvious as the previous one...

https://www.antique-bottles.net/forum/upfiles/13010/4DA899E41E9D441DA6D708D88B842FD2.jpg

JOETHECROW
12-05-2011, 09:56 PM
If I had to choose,...being a med oriented guy,...there's something really cool about a misshapen and crude early med, with a big old jagged open pontil....but like Chris said,...all pontiled bottles are cool in their own right.

tigue710
12-06-2011, 01:05 AM
I like every pontil, they all need love ya know...

andy volkerts
12-06-2011, 02:37 AM
ORIGINAL: baltbottles

I just like pontils in general weather open, iron, sand chip, or solid rod. If its pontiled I like it.

Chris


[:)] I second that emotion.........

andy volkerts
12-06-2011, 02:38 AM
[:D] I just bet that ya would too.........

RICKJJ59W
12-06-2011, 03:34 PM
I like the body of the bottle better ,you can't see the bottom when i[:D]ts sitting

bottlediger
12-07-2011, 03:39 PM
Yeah yeah rick...We all know you pick up and fondle your bottles just as much as any of us do.

Ryan

bostaurus
12-07-2011, 05:29 PM
I like them all too...It kind of reminds me of the skill and work that went into making them.

https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/10557/68E11E350F574CA79A95079F7E8EF772.jpg

bostaurus
12-07-2011, 05:31 PM
That is it...I am afraid I will break something getting it down from the high shelves....
Would like to get some more iron pontil bottles....are there any vet meds that are iron pontiled?

https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/10557/EDD36D2963164DA4B2AE2FA9E6AAF7D5.jpg

luckiest
12-07-2011, 05:41 PM
...guess I like this! what the heck, where do you go from here?

ORIGINAL: sandchip

I don't know what to say about this thing but %$@# !

https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/9956/C0355FF873FA4EC29C1ECF9EAB1170F6.jpg

sandchip
12-07-2011, 08:51 PM
ORIGINAL: bostaurus

....are there any vet meds that are iron pontiled?



That's a pile of rice there, Melinda! The Collier's under the vet thread is IP.

Gromit0299
12-10-2011, 04:06 PM
I still have a hard time telling the difference between OP's and IP's.

bostaurus
12-10-2011, 04:45 PM
ORIGINAL: sandchip


ORIGINAL: bostaurus

....are there any vet meds that are iron pontiled?



That's a pile of rice there, Melinda!* The Collier's under the vet thread is IP.


That Collier's is such a lovely bottle. It makes you wonder why more people do not collect.

redbeardrelics
12-11-2011, 12:01 PM
I agree, and love pontils in any kind of weather, like hot, cold, rainy, sunshine, snow or even fog. It doesn't matter to me whether they are tubular, improved, scar or polished, you just gotta luv um all !

ORIGINAL: baltbottles

I just like pontils in general weather open, iron, sand chip, or solid rod. If its pontiled I like it.

Chris