I was digging at my 1924-capped landfill last week looking for bottles when I saw the outline of a white ceramic rim appear about 2 feet under the bottom layer of mud. Encased in several layers of compacted newspaper I imagined this artifact could still be in good condition. I took my time and...
1. Doct. Marshall's Catarrh Snuff, Illinois Glass pre-1929.
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:
The Empire Graduated Nurser was the highlight of the dig:
Uncovering the bottle:
These early baby bottles were difficult to clean and resulted in many babies dying from bacterial poisoning. They became known as murder bottles by the press in the late 19th century.
Seltzer bottle from the Evers-Rehm Co. of 419-421-423 E. 24th St. NEW York. This bottle was made by B.&M. S. Co. - the Bottler's & Manufacturer's Supply Company of Long Island City, New York, which operated from 1897-1920. It has a tooled crown and a tiny one inch wide base, very unstable.
I just received my copy of Antique Bottle & Glass Collector Magazine for July & August 2023
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Found these bottles over the last 48 hours.
Today's find was a cute mini blob-top bottle for Broe & Gorman.
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...
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.
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.
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.
Did some mudding today.
This blob top bottle says "Trade Mark Schlitz Registered P. M. Ohmeis & Co. Sole Agents New York".
"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...
First of all I apologize to everyone for being away so long. I have a lot of major life issues I'm dealing with. I don't expect this to change any time soon.
But anyhow I was browsing on Ebay and came across this unusual looking 1960 green Coke bottle. I am wondering if it is real or...
Found this Mexican soda bottle in a creek (pacific nw) recently. the small type reads: 'hecho en mexico' on one side, and 'contenido neto 355 ml' on the other. 2 numbers on the bottom: 9 (or 6) and 15. Very cool star pattern all over lower 2/3 of the bottle. I think this bottle would be 50s or...