T Hanks JKL! Just an easy clean and wash and let them be. After cleaning I was thinking of clear coating them with verathane or something along those lines. We'll see.
50 or 60! That's a lot! ...
So, it is possible that it is bottles before 1800 or not? The neck of the bottles is not the same on the 3, according to you, which one is the oldest?
They look late 1700s to very early 1800s to me as narrow as those collars are. Dip molds had pretty much given way to 3-molds by 1840. Just my opinion. Great looking bottles.
Thanks for your answer. Are you sure? Because the harewood rum from 1780 are the same form of bottle and the harewoodare well of 1780.
I was told linseed oil is good to highlight details to preserve.
I tried it on an old 7-Up case but it was very dark and in my opinion ruined the case.
I blow out dirt and debris using my...
The bottles are 1840's-1860's era...maybe slightly earlier but definitely not 1789 era. However, the rum could be that old and just rebottled.
That bottle has a great look. Nice find.