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11-18-2013, 02:58 PM
Picked up this Demi Big Boy at the bottle club meeting this past Friday. He was sitting on the couch today and was nice enough to let me take a picture.

11-18-2013, 06:33 PM
That is a big fella. I may have found a distant relative . . . sorry I didn't add anything for scale . . . the IP base is over 1/2" thick though less than an 1/8" at the edge . . . no other pieces found scratching around a hillside surface dump

11-19-2013, 06:02 AM
Man, that thing is a beauty. Almost looks like a Prussian blue. And no pontil shot? Don't be holding back on us!

11-21-2013, 04:03 PM
How rude! I will add a pontil shot! Its sort of a lighter greenish blue, there is some interior staining that makes it look more blue.

11-21-2013, 11:23 PM
If I had that it would have its own recliner with seatbelt. That's really nice!!!!!

11-22-2013, 06:42 AM
Fantastic piece of glass! Thanks for sharing it with us.

RED Matthews
01-14-2015, 04:50 PM
Back To You Skycollect. I have a good number of demijohns. But none like yours. I assume the straight tapered finish was applied and tooled, was there any sloppy glass on the neck under it? I couldn't make out the pontil details much in the piecture, so I went back to the first picture and have to assume it had a dee0 push-up. My biggest demi is at least 9 or 10 gallon - and I can't imagine holding that much glass on a blow pipe. They are a fantastic bottle to collect - but take a lot of space. Congratulations, and thanks.RED Matthews check my homepage belowl