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Nice! My shaker needs a more aggressive cleaning approach, your's looks mint. It amazed me how heavy it was for such a small container. Unfortunately, mine does not have a base marking to trace the manufacturer. But, I must admit, both of our shakers look like cousins.
"Federal law prohibits..." statements on bottles lists them between '35 - '64. Although it has a pic of a factory and train on the cap, it didn't contain anything industrial (Ammonia and the like). I'm going out on a limb here, but it has me leaning toward a gin bottle.
Thanks Al. Uranium glass is what it sounds like, it has minuscule amounts of uranium to turn the glass that color (it glows in the dark when hit with a blacklight). Much like bottle makers thatusing gold to turn glass red. Both in very small quantities.
Hi all. Some have enquired about cutting copper wire for cleaning the inside of bottles. Here is a brief way to get produce your own copper without having to pay for them.
All you need is wire, a razor knife, a wire cutter.
Step One - using the razor knife, strip the sheath from the copper wire...
Thanks. I have thorn bush scratches all over me from that trek Be that as it may, it's always a pleasure searching and finding artifacts.
It's an embossed Borden's that can be mistaken that way due to my poor photography skills.
That mug base hutch must have drawn a tear to your eye - not diminishing the others, but I'd praise the day I found a whole one of those. Also, I'd love to find a whole Pond's Bitters too. Anyhow, they are the ones that keep us digging and hunting.