Powder blue, tube pontil, rolled lip that almost got out of control. Embossing on three panels reads, Dr Stephens,,
D Mortimore,, Asstringent Syrup,, It has a backward Y, and of course astringent is mis spelled. ( It was intended to treat cholera
and diarrhea, so maybe their spelling was correct).
Love it! That's a beauty!
I love medicine bottles! That's a great one!
Killer, killer, killer. Love that embossing.
That's a beautiful bottle!
That is a nice one. Love the crooked panels.
what a lip
Wishing Well was a well-known soda pop brand which was made in London Ontario using Komoka spring water and sold across Canada. It was started by Park Arthur Manrose who also owned National Dry....
most likely it had a paper label . and put out in the in late 1920s . from the minimal info on it, it probably was a small bottler.
The Times ~ London, England ~ April 6, 1909
(This brand used a cork closure wrapped in foil)
The Times ~ London, England ~ July 29, 1919
(This brand used a Crown closure)
As far as I know most if not all the early European Ginger Ale bottles had the round bottom or Torpedo type. Not like the Vernors bottles. LEON.
This is absolutely an amazing resource. I bet if printing technology had remained the same, and graphic design technology had remained the same, and the Internet had not arrived (essentially, if time...
Thanks for the great comments! I can't wait to dig in that area again!;)
You probably already know this, but I was reading through Lawrence L. Rouch's book "The Vernor's Story" and on page 12 noticed where he wrote the following ...
"Two beverage firms in the...