Black Opaque Bottle 2: The Thinning (also other bottle finds from my outing)

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moodorf

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Well now that my surgery is over I'm waiting to get the "ok" from my doctor to resume bottle hunting. So I will be hopefully digging up bottles again soon-ish.

Anyway, I'd like to share the bottles from my last outing before the surgery (these ones didn't make it into the "my collection" thread either) My favorite being yet another Black glass turn mold bottle:

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Here it is next to the black glass bottle from the original "black opaque bottle, seems old" thread:
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(previous bottle is on the left, new is on the right)

The new black glass bottle is taller and thinner than previous one. It is also much lighter and more symmetrical. But here's where the biggest difference lies...

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The newly acquired one has a kick-up base, whereas the older one doesn't.

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I mentioned all this stuff to ask this: Anyone think they can tell me which one is older? Or why the bottoms are different despite seemingly being the same type of bottle? Thanks :)

Here are the other bottles I found on that last outing:

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My first embossed blob top bottle, stained all up but intact:
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Kickapoo Indian Oil
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A possible poison or perfume bottle
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(I only wonder if it's a poison based on the ribbing on 3 of the 4 sides, probably should be cobalt blue though?)

Thanks for reading!
 
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CanadianBottles

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The first two bottles look like they're from the same era more or less. It's hard to date those bottles precisely because the manufacturing techniques in the UK, where these were mostly made, were very slow to change compared to in North America.
I think that the final one is definitely a perfume, I've never seen a neck or lip like that on a poison bottle - it's too fancy. Clear poison bottles were used on occasion but they're definitely much less common than cobalt or amber or green. Ribbing wasn't uncommon to see on perfumes or other decorated bottles as well, it definitely didn't always serve as a warning.
 

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I think that the final one is definitely a perfume, I've never seen a neck or lip like that on a poison bottle - it's too fancy. Clear poison bottles were used on occasion but they're definitely much less common than cobalt or amber or green. Ribbing wasn't uncommon to see on perfumes or other decorated bottles as well, it definitely didn't always serve as a warning.
Cool, thanks for the tip.

I also realized just now that the picture of the blob top I took outside probably isn't the best so I added one where you can make out the embossing on it.
 

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