Found in a foundation anyone know isbottle maker mark ?
I found this bottle in the woods behind my house very crude neat little bottle only one whole . It has a very sloppy and uneven top
it does have a mark on the bottom just seeing if anyone knows this
makers mark thanks.
That's not a maker's mark, it's a mold mark and unfortunately doesn't mean anything to anyone who's still alive. I'd guess it dates to around the 1870s or 80s. The crude design is a bit odd, I wonder if it might be from outside of the States.
I've found a few of these through the years and believe they contained shoe polish, but never saw one with the "X", which is considered a mark of the much earlier Stoddard Glass Works, but not on a bottle this relatively late (1890).
Thank you Sandchip you have a ton of knowledge figured it was Shoe polish or something along those lines very neat bottle one of the only whole ones I found behind the house not broken. The "x" I have never seen though at least you have seen it . Thank you.
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