It's not a pontil scar. The blowpipe was inserted into the batch of glass, rotated, withdrawn and snipped, or rotated until the gather separated from the batch. In this case, the gather had just...
I have come across this base before, but don't know how the item was produced.
It doesn't look like a pontil, it seems to be kind of swirled. This happens to be the base of a decanter.
I found this bottle when swimming in the muskoka lakes area the other day , swimming around and saw in on the bottom , couldn't tell exactly what the bottle was but pretty sure it was an old one...
I see now..... The "O" is a "D". :confused: Thank you so much for the clarification!
The name of the company will be John Heldt and there are several varieties of bottle listed on Tod von Meechow's site,
however, I cannot see your type recorded there?
Killer. Great find!
I found a dark green glass bottle. Embossed: John Helot, Long Branch, NJ,
Bottom embossed with John Helot DCCO
Seeking any info. Thx for your help.