I've been intrigued by these for years especially since I had never recovered one in 30 years of digging, diving and detecting.
Looks like I found a winner from 1875, too bad is what not whole, really would've made my day. It is a Cherry Toothpaste.
These Gosnells lids are unfortunately generally very common world wide and worth around $30 in good condition, These have a great pictorial . Your part lid would date to around 1880 and the blue one pictured could go back to the late 1860,s
Great pair! Early embossed black glass is very desireable.
in Manitoba , that would make sense as its close to Northwestern Ontario. I think its a fairly common bottle as I've seen it online a few times before , think if you search the site there was a...
this bottle was filled before prohibition ended . you can tell that by the bottle . it do's not have the federal law message embossed on it . it most likely was soled for medical use.
it's most likely from Europe .France or Span .
I don't have a whole lot of black glass, but here's a couple of rare Lynch & Clarke varients.
That's a cool design on that one!