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  1. UnderMiner

    Doct. Marshall's Snuff, Hoster, J. M. Donnelly Beer, etc.

    Today's finds: 1. Doct. Marshall's Catarrh Snuff, Illinois Glass pre-1929. 2. Colorite 3. Hoster Columbus A. B. CO. 4. J. M. Donnelly Regal Lager Beer J. M. Donnelly in situ: Hoster in situ: Doct. Marshall's Catarrh Snuff:
  2. UnderMiner

    Blobs, Meds, Stoneware, Whistle, etc. (May 7th 2023)

    These are all finds from a dig I conducted yestersay, May 7th 2023: The large bottles include: 1. Tooled blob C. V. Garrison Flushing L.I. made by the Karl Hutter bottling works in 1908. 2. Tooled blob amber bottle, no markings. 3. Machine-made Artic Fruit Juice Co. Norfolk Va. 4...
  3. C. V. Garrison Blob Top

    C. V. Garrison Blob Top

    I seem to be finding alot of these C.V. Garrison bottles lately. This one was made by Karl Hutter in 1908. Excavated from a 1924-capped landfill.
  4. F. Frankel Bottle

    F. Frankel Bottle

    This bottle was made by the Boley Manufacturing Co. some time between 1898 and 1911 for use by the North Beach Height F Frankel Bottling Co.
  5. UnderMiner

    Mini Blob: Broe & Gorman, Cannington Shaw & Co. Jar, and Hallock's Fruit Extract

    Found these bottles over the last 48 hours. Today's find was a cute mini blob-top bottle for Broe & Gorman. In situ: After a quick rinse in the water: Now it's on display on the second level shelf: If anyone has any information about this company please feel free to share, thanks :D...
  6. S. Liebmann's Sons Brewing Co.

    S. Liebmann's Sons Brewing Co.

    This company was founded by Samuel Liebmann and produced, among other things, Rheingold Extra Dry. Samuel's son Joseph and son-in-law David Obermeyer would found their own company, Obermeyer & Liebmann's for 30 years before merging back with S.L.S.B Co. in 1924.
  7. Obermeyer & Liebmann's

    Obermeyer & Liebmann's

    This is an early 1890's O&L bottle featuring their trademark sun logo. The brewery lasted until 1924 when it went bankrupt and was bought out by Samuel Liebmann & Sons, who was the older company father of Joseph Liebmann, father-in-law of David Obermeyer, and investor of Rheingold.
  8. James Everard's Breweries

    James Everard's Breweries

    This is a James Everard's Breweries beer bottle. The buisness operated from 1885-1926. James Everard was one of the few brewers of Irish ancestry operating in the predominantly German NYC brewing industry of the time.
  9. 1890's Schlitz Beer Bottle

    1890's Schlitz Beer Bottle

    The bottle displays an embossed image of the Schlitz globe logo, and reads "Trade Mark Schlitz Registered P. M. Ohmeis & Co. Sole Agents New York"
  10. UnderMiner

    Blob Top Schlitz, La Goutte-A-Goutte, & Fresnel Lens

    Did some mudding today. This blob top bottle says "Trade Mark Schlitz Registered P. M. Ohmeis & Co. Sole Agents New York". In situ: "L. Pierre Valligny La Goutte-A-Goutte New York" It has a screw top with a grounded lip. Fresnel lens in situ I removed the lens from the ground and it...
  11. UnderMiner

    Strap-Sided Whisky Flask with a Fully Embossed Circle Slug!

    Discovered an amazing new place! Began probing around in the clay and I hear *tink!* dig around and low and behold - a circle slug plate embossed whiskey flask! The flask reads: "Honest Measure Simon Strauss Inc 221-223 W 116th ST 467 Columbus Ave N.Y. One Half Pint" Also found a...
  12. UnderMiner

    Star Embossed Blob - James Everard's Breweries

    Best and last find of January 2023! Behold a rare star-embosed beer bottle from James Everard's Breweries! One of the few Irish brewers in the predominantly German NYC beer brewing industry, James Everard's buisness lasted from 1885 to 1926. In situ: The brewery operated at 3 East 134th...
  13. UnderMiner

    Jug, Blob, Med, Key, etc.

    The best of today's finds: Finds include: 1. Parker's Hair Balsam 2. Peer-Amid Re Umberto 3. Fred Schierenbeck Bottling Co. 403-405 East 101 Street. 4. One Gallon Stoneware Jug 5. A little whiskey sampler 6. Brass key Don't get too jealous just yet, the jug is not complete. It was the last...
  14. Three Blobs in One Hunt!

    Three Blobs in One Hunt!

    1. G. Wm. Meyer 2. August Bay Bottling Co. 3. "UBC" (Union Bottling Company)
  15. UnderMiner

    Rare Shell Motor Oil Bottle, Three Blobs, and A Couple Milks

    All excavated today in one of the most exhausting hunts of the season, all in a muddy swamp. From left to right: Willow Brook Dairy, Reid's Union Dairy Ice Cream Corp. "It's The Best", Shell Motor Oil, G. Wm. Meyer, August Bay Bottling Co., and the Mini Blob is from the Union Bottling Company...
  16. One Gallon Jug and Two Blob Beers

    One Gallon Jug and Two Blob Beers

    Finds include: 1. The John Eichler Brewing Co. (Clear variant). 2. A. Hüpfel's Son's of 161st St. & 3rd Ave. 3. A full gallon stoneware jug, probably for whiskey, unmarked.
  17. UnderMiner

    Pumpkin Seed Flask

    Went on another adventure today. First went snorkeling off an old pier, nothing to be found there but big sea snails unfortunately. Had more luck at another location where the recent rain storms had washed away some of the surface. Found a nice tooled pumpkin seed flask and a old perfume...
  18. Saratoga Springs Bottle

    Saratoga Springs Bottle

    I found this dark-green mineral water bottle in February 2022. It is from the Hathorn Spring of Saratoga Springs NY. It dates from 1870-1880. Applied blob. Hathorn Spring water still flows today and is said to be very high in sulphur and nasty tasting, but I don't judge.
  19. T

    Florida Blob Top Soda Bottles

    Hey, I recently saw an article in Bottles and Extras about early Florida blob tops. I’ve been putting together a collection of the earliest sodas from each area of the country and am wondering if anyone has leads on a Solary or George H. Emery blob top bottle from Jacksonville. I prefer bottles...
  20. DavidW

    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 bottles marked "LANCASTER GLASS WORKS / N.Y." with the "XX" markings. I know they are found in aqua...

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