English 1860s Bottle - how'd I do?

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Hezezilla

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Greetings comrades.

I bought what is a very nice 1860s English ale/whiskey. Got it for $15. I'm as of yet rather inexperienced so I want to ask you, the veterans, how well did I do? Did I get the right thing? Did I get ripped off?
 

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It was made in a three piece mold with a numbered base plate, this technology was in use for over a century spanning nearly the entire 19th century (since the 1820's) into the first quarter of the 20th century. It's likely at least 100 years old but I don't know enough to say if it's from the 1860's or not. Looks neat! Black/dark green glass is very collectable! It also looks like it has an applied top which is a feature more common on 19th century bottles.
 

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I'd agree with Trog on the date. If you're happy with it, then $15 is the perfect price. If you expect to turn around and sell it for more, that may not happen...
 

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