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Sir.Bottles
06-27-2012, 01:43 PM
this is my oldest bottle so far. free blown dutch porter bottle. To crude to be true! I think it's ca 1750s.

https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/10591/4AFFF9A6EF0D4AEB91E7CAA7126CD825.jpg

Sir.Bottles
06-27-2012, 01:44 PM
Here is the close up of the top.

https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/10591/39FE1C8BD4334EAB9C9B15D4187A4853.jpg

Sir.Bottles
06-27-2012, 01:47 PM
It's not a very rare bottle. somebody list the similar bottle for sale at eBay.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Nice-Dutch-Porter-/270807761808?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3f0d668390#ht_500wt_969

RED Matthews
06-27-2012, 01:56 PM
Now that is a nice bottle. We have two bottles like that belonging to two bottle club members. I wondered about the bottom of yours? RED Matthews

cowseatmaize
06-27-2012, 02:21 PM
Very nice, some people would want it all clean and shiny but I think that is perfect. It makes me [:)][:)]!

Sir.Bottles
06-27-2012, 04:01 PM
Thanx for the advise Eric![:)]
To Red:
Will post the bottom image ASAP!

By the way I got 3 of em![sm=lol.gif][sm=lol.gif][sm=lol.gif]

https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/10591/9110B5449C4345939502D113A6872010.jpg

Sir.Bottles
06-28-2012, 05:27 AM
Here is the backlighted bottom.[:)]

https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/10591/99D15B1A2CD2419ABB11FD7FB27ECA49.jpg

Sir.Bottles
06-28-2012, 05:29 AM
Here is the botom Red[:)]

https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/10591/BA44DBA85FFA4A4F8D0F57AF99E22B8F.jpg

Sir.Bottles
06-28-2012, 05:31 AM
Here is the closer look of the pontil Scar! You see chunk of glass fragment the top of pontil scar?

https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/10591/4E4A1E120ECC41BE9375FB4CE790C8ED.jpg

surfaceone
06-29-2012, 03:05 PM
https://www.antique-bottles.net/forum/upfiles/10591/9110B5449C4345939502D113A6872010.jpg

Man, Leonard,

Those are some beautiful examples! Thanks for showing us.

Unfortunately, there were no old Dutchmen running around my neck of the woods, back in those days.

http://imgc.allpostersimages.com/images/P-473-488-90/60/6060/C64D100Z/posters/john-o-brien-dutchman-to-american-indian-bartender-give-me-a-manhattan-the-bartende-new-yorker-cartoon.jpg