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    Is this an old onion bottle?

    Just found what appears to be an old hand blown "onion" type bottle. Measures 9 3/4 tall x 6 wide.

    Any ideas about this one?
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    It actually could be a cistern. I just wonder how...

    It actually could be a cistern. I just wonder how deep it actually goes though? I'd really hate to get down in there and sink up to my eyeballs lol
    I think I am going to get down in there at some...
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    Thanks guys. I grew up in in Tennessee and have...

    Thanks guys. I grew up in in Tennessee and have fished below several of the TVA dams on many occasion so this bottle really speaks to me. I've read quite a bit about them now and everyone always...
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    Advice needed - old well

    So our house was originally built in 1857 by people who had just came over from England with lots and lots of money; they already had family here in this area who had fought in the Revolutionary War....
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    1936 TVA Franklin Roosevelt Bottle

    Thought I'd share a fresh addition to my collection. It's a 1936 TVA Franklin D. Roosevelt commemorative bottle. On the front side it has the face of President Franklin D. Roosevelt with the...
  6. Thanks Screwtop, that's some great information!...

    Thanks Screwtop, that's some great information! No wonder I couldn't find another example; I was searching for a straight sided Coca Cola bottle.
  7. Straight Sided Coca Cola Question - Conyers Georgia

    This was a recent attic find. I can't seem to find another example anywhere. Is anyone familiar with this one?
  8. Found another example in a thread from last...

    Found another example in a thread from last year...

    https://www.antique-bottles.net/showthread.php?689292-Amber-Yellow-Soda-Bottle&p=709896#post709896
  9. Thank you sunrunner and GLASSHOPPER55. I followed...

    Thank you sunrunner and GLASSHOPPER55. I followed the link and there is some very interesting information there. From what I can gather the maltese cross mark was a type of "signature" left by...
  10. Help to identify this newly-found golden citrine bottle

    This neat old bottle was recently found underneath an old house. The bright color of the glass is just incredible; it's a vibrant, golden citrine color and has an unusual maltese cross mark on the...
  11. Thanks Jim. I'll have to go check out that...

    Thanks Jim. I'll have to go check out that discussion on those USA bottles. In the age we live in now, reproductions are getting so good that we have to be skeptical on just about anything popping up...
  12. Thanks for the link! I checked out the Old Home...

    Thanks for the link! I checked out the Old Home Bitters bottles and you're right, there are some similarities. Someone put a lot of effort into producing a convincingly old-looking bottle for the...
  13. Harry, thank you for your help on this. I can...

    Harry, thank you for your help on this. I can feel no seam so apparently it is a tooled lip.
  14. Lots of differing opinions here:

    Lots of differing opinions here:
  15. The indentation isn't thin; it's pretty much the...

    The indentation isn't thin; it's pretty much the same thickness as the rest of it.
    I took this bottle to a seasoned bottle collector on Monday so he could have a look at it and give me his opinion...
  16. This round indentation is located on the back of...

    This round indentation is located on the back of the bottle toward the bottom. Any ideas why this is there?
  17. Thanks Sandchip, I knew it was a shot in the dark...

    Thanks Sandchip, I knew it was a shot in the dark but it's just so hard to find any comparables anywhere. I was hoping someone would recognize it and say "Oh that's a ________ bottle made by _____"...
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    Looks like maybe some residual molten slag that...

    Looks like maybe some residual molten slag that built up in the bottom of a furnace(taking on the shape of the grate at the bottom) then chipped out later? I really don't know what it is but it's...
  19. The closest log bottle to this one that I can...

    The closest log bottle to this one that I can find anywhere is the "American Life Bitters" bottle. The American Life bottle features a top window(however embossed) above a cathedral-esque door. The...
  20. Thanks for your reply, Sandchip. We usually...

    Thanks for your reply, Sandchip. We usually collect and display a lot of cut glass and flint glass such as the early 3 ring decanters and this bottle really appealed to me because it has that look...
  21. Help with unknown Log Cabin bottle, variant?

    Hello, new to the forum with somewhat of a mystery bottle that I found recently in an obscure antique shop in Asheville, NC. I've searched rather exhaustively and cannot find another example so I'm...
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