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Mimiziggy
05-31-2003, 07:15 PM
I' m new to this site and this is my first posting. I have a question about a bottle I was given a few years ago. Being new to collecting, when it was given to me, I had no clue what it was. I have since learned by research, that it is a Historic Flask. Calabash in design with the " Union" and " Clasped Hands" on the front. It is in beautiful condition. The iron pontil on the bottom is not rusted. There is some wear on the bottom. My question is: I have looked on line and in books and have found this bottle different times, in different shades, but never in the color I have. This bottle is what I would call dark amber. The lip is applied. On the back there is an eagle with a banner. I' ve been told that this could be a valuable bottle. I know that color and condition are very important I' m sorry, but at this time, I don' t have any pictures of it. Hopefully in the near future. Can you give me any idea of the age and value???? Thanks for any help you can give me. [:)]

Mimiziggy
06-12-2003, 10:59 PM
I had a friend take a few pictures of my bottle. Thanks for your reply. Your info was very helpful....

https://www.antique-bottles.net/forum/upfiles/422/Om33378.jpg

Mimiziggy
06-12-2003, 11:00 PM
Here is the back side of the bottle.

https://www.antique-bottles.net/forum/upfiles/422/Ki20035.jpg

Mimiziggy
06-12-2003, 11:02 PM
The bottom

https://www.antique-bottles.net/forum/upfiles/422/Fd91526.jpg