Had a great day at the Saratoga Bottle Show in Ballston Spa N.Y. today!
I learned so much about bottles and history. I even figured out the identity of my only stoneware ginger beer bottle. A nice guy named Dave helped me out with a reference book and revealed my stone bottle was produced for...
IT is currently up on ebay but was also wondering if anyone has ever come across this bottle .
CINCINNATI 1876 ROOT BEER (one side)
JOHN HELMKE 32 MONROE ST NEW YORK
It is from the lower east side in New York City
the link to the auction can be found here ...
Pic one and 2 are embossed
Pic 3 is blank bottles.
Pics 4 and 5 are metal and plaster bottles. Metal 2 are shaving stIcks, larger plaster bottle is cheese, smaller plaster is blank.
have also found a multitude of items including a Diamond Jubilee pin from 1927, a spoon, a knife, a toy...
I found this bottle quite some time ago, and have been unable to turn up any additional info on it.
It is embossed across the front with "Sammis & Hertz, Hampstead L.I" and on the back it has "Cream Soda."
I can't even seem to find the location of Hampstead. Other than a town in New York named...
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...