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    Lancaster Glass Works NY blob soda bottles

    Hi all,
    I bought an aqua example of this bottle at a show recently and (as always happens) it piqued my curiosity for more detailed information, so.... just wanted to post a query on the soda...
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    Just a bit of trivia.........that bottle was made...

    Just a bit of trivia.........that bottle was made by Fairmount Glass Company (at that time) in Indianapolis, Indiana. They used the "F" mark for many years and made gobs of amber bottles and jars of...
  3. Thread: Kist Bottle

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    As 'bottle-bud" wrote, that Kist bottle was made...

    As 'bottle-bud" wrote, that Kist bottle was made by Owens-Illinois Glass Company. The "Diamond/oval/I" mark is seen on billions of glass containers made by O-I from 1929 to the mid to late 1950s. ...
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    Are there any markings on the base? Sometimes, if...

    Are there any markings on the base? Sometimes, if there is a glass manufacturer's mark, that can give us at least a range of years during which it might have been produced.
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    Also, that is marked "ALBANY GLASS WORKS" not...

    Also, that is marked "ALBANY GLASS WORKS" not "NEW ALBANY GLASS WORKS" .

    Incidentally, there are a few bottles in existence marked "NEW ALBANY GLASS WORKS" on the bottom, but they are totally...
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    Konstantin, You have a shard from a cobalt blue...

    Konstantin,
    You have a shard from a cobalt blue ARIZONA tea bottle. They were sold for just a while back in the early 1990s. I actually bought the tea at grocery stores and drank from that type of...
  7. Thread: help with jar

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    I've seen several containers with a very similar...

    I've seen several containers with a very similar shape from the 1930s/1940s, and they might be thought of as having a "fish tank" or "clock" sort of design. I am under the impression they contained...
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    In additional to what was posted about this being...

    In additional to what was posted about this being a Four Roses whiskey............ the bottle was made by Owens-Illinois Glass Company (the diamond/oval/I logo (to the right) was used from 1929 to...
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    Hi Psycho, Your beer bottle is a type very...

    Hi Psycho,
    Your beer bottle is a type very popular in the late '60s and early to mid-1970s. Amber "beer bottle brown" glass, usually a shorter or 'stubby' style; often with that 'corrugation"...
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    Hi, I got your email...... I have seen those...

    Hi, I got your email...... I have seen those green bottles every once in a while, but don't know anything about them, or the mark on that particular one. (Seems like most of them are unmarked on...
  11. Pickle bottles

    yes, a pickle bottle..........

    Pic of some similar bottles with the pickles still inside!!
    ...
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    No, it isn't hand blown, it's machine-made. That...

    No, it isn't hand blown, it's machine-made. That small round "circle" which is a "valve mark" was left during manufacture. They are usually around the size of a dime, penny or nickel, and proves a...
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    Here is probably the smallest bottle I have. It's...

    Here is probably the smallest bottle I have. It's probably from the 1920s-1940s (found in a dump of that age) but has no markings. ABM, possibly a perfume bottle. Anyone seen this before? 179818
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    RelicRaker, What you describe as an "O" is their...

    RelicRaker,
    What you describe as an "O" is their second trademark. That bottle has the second trademark used by Owens-Illinois. (The first one they used was what might be described as:"Diamond and...
  15. Thanks for all the replies! One of the reasons...

    Thanks for all the replies! One of the reasons why I had doubts................. In the Red Book (latest edition, # 11) page 53, the general jar type is listed as #274.... Quite a few different...
  16. Is this Ball Perfect Mason pint jar, "SCA" or "NUKED"?

    I am posting this for someone else......calling all BALL PERFECT MASON specialists and collectors.........is this a case of SCA (naturally darkened by the sun) or a case of Irradiation? (I say nuked,...
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    Kathi, not meaning to sound 'smarty' but those...

    Kathi, not meaning to sound 'smarty' but those ebay listings don't really tell us anything, other than showing nice photos of a similar violin bottle. (For instance, the price being asked is just...
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    The initials do stand for a glass company..... ...

    The initials do stand for a glass company..... John Lumb and Company, Limited, Castleford, Yorkshire, England. That particular mark circa 1905-1937.

    ("J.L & Co", but with no "LTD" or "LD",...
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    Hi Aprillyn, Here are a few ideas for cleaning...

    Hi Aprillyn,
    Here are a few ideas for cleaning bottles........none of them work in ALL cases, but just some ideas to fall back on:

    1) Use a set of small bottle brushes. I bought a set of 4 small...
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    Oh, just saw this......................This...

    Oh, just saw this......................This article indicates that shape bottle was made from 1961 to 2002, and then after 5 years was being re-introduced in 2007......I didn't know it was in use...
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    It's a MICHELOB brand beer bottle. The style was...

    It's a MICHELOB brand beer bottle. The style was made for several years, not sure exactly what stretch of time but sometime in the late 1960s or early 1970s maybe into the early 1980s? Made by many...
  22. Thanks Jim! Coincidentally, I included a link to...

    Thanks Jim!
    Coincidentally, I included a link to your article on the CD 147 "Spiral Beehive" insulators on my site earlier today, when answering someone who was asking about "ghost embossing" on a...
  23. Dug Shaker / Bottle circa 1930s-1950s. C.G.CO. mark - unknown . Input , diggers?

    178868Hi all,
    I recently found 2 examples of a clear 10-paneled bottle, evidently a shaker, and I am wondering if it was (maybe) also sold in stores containing prepared mustard?? I discuss this...
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    "whittled", the "2" is definitely there, it was...

    "whittled", the "2" is definitely there, it was hand-engraved into the mold, and is centered perfectly under the word "MASON", I am sure it isn't a flaw or something that accidentally just looks...
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    178081Coreya, Well, I guess I will have to bite...

    178081Coreya,
    Well, I guess I will have to bite the bullet and order the latest copy of the Redbook. I have the No. 7 edition. I was under the impression that once a number is assigned to a...
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