Aqua bottle, crown finish, kick up base

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Mudlani

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Not sure if this is pre- or post-1900, as I can only date it from 1892-1920 based on the aqua colour & crown finish. It's mouth blown and about the size of a beer bottle, just under 10", but has a kick up base. The only embossing on it is "11-S" on the heel. I'm trying to get an idea of what was in it (beer? wine?) and if possible to narrow the date range. Any insights appreciated!
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That's definitely an unusual thing. Never seen an applied(?) crown and kick-up on the same bottle before. Usually a kick-up means wine, although crown tops are not something I associate with wine, especially from that era. I'm really not sure at all what would have been in that. Maybe some other beverage which had sediment that you wouldn't want to drink?
 

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Here's another anomaly I found in the same spot. A crown finish bottle (late teens-1920s) with a cork pushed inside. I thought the main purpose of a crown finish was for it to be capped. I suppose it could have been corked by the consumer?
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