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Gratefuldigger
12-21-2017, 10:41 AM
I put this on last week for help ID'ing,(thanks again Nhpharm)found out its from 1864. Now wondering about pontil or not. Is this what they call polished pontil? Is it even a pontil mark at all, If not what is this style called?

Harry Pristis
12-21-2017, 01:44 PM
I put this on last week for help ID'ing,(thanks again Nhpharm)found out its from 1864. Now wondering about pontil or not. Is this what they call polished pontil? Is it even a pontil mark at all, If not what is this style called?

Your bottle was blown in a post-bottom mold. It may or may not have been empontiled . . . Are there bit of sand or ground glass in the circular depression? A pontil scar is rarely, if ever, polished away on a utility bottle like this one. That process is typically reserved to art glass objects.

nhpharm
12-21-2017, 02:06 PM
I am pretty certain that it is not pontiled.

Gratefuldigger
12-21-2017, 11:19 PM
Thank you guys! Listed it on EBay! Tonight.