Found this bottle yesterday and cannot find any pictures of it online…has anybody seen this before?

cowsgomoo

Well-Known Member
Joined
Oct 11, 2020
Messages
86
Reaction score
113
Points
33
Location
Maryland
Found digging in Baltimore with a group of guys and nobody has seen one like this. The Hochstadter Co embossed on two panels amen a partial label on the front. This company made a type of bitters that I have located online but the bottle doesn’t look like this. I’m thinking it could also be whiskey or wine.
 

Attachments

  • 063DF37F-E2E1-4E50-A05B-079978533663.jpeg
    063DF37F-E2E1-4E50-A05B-079978533663.jpeg
    2.4 MB · Views: 42
  • F1A55F18-6844-4117-BBAE-9927821BAD93.jpeg
    F1A55F18-6844-4117-BBAE-9927821BAD93.jpeg
    3.6 MB · Views: 41
  • F99ED9DD-59CA-4E8A-8125-1A6B6FE4D7D4.jpeg
    F99ED9DD-59CA-4E8A-8125-1A6B6FE4D7D4.jpeg
    3 MB · Views: 38
  • 9C0C01C2-7463-4657-A172-D9F71D6597D9.jpeg
    9C0C01C2-7463-4657-A172-D9F71D6597D9.jpeg
    3.3 MB · Views: 40
  • 9BC9E579-4429-4D2F-A1E3-9F4BD9B307C4.jpeg
    9BC9E579-4429-4D2F-A1E3-9F4BD9B307C4.jpeg
    4.5 MB · Views: 48

Old man digger

Well-Known Member
Joined
Oct 3, 2021
Messages
80
Reaction score
62
Points
18
Found digging in Baltimore with a group of guys and nobody has seen one like this. The Hochstadter Co embossed on two panels amen a partial label on the front. This company made a type of bitters that I have located online but the bottle doesn’t look like this. I’m thinking it could also be whiskey or wine.
Man that is a great find!!! If you can get it cleaned up, it should be a high rater in your collection...
 

cowsgomoo

Well-Known Member
Joined
Oct 11, 2020
Messages
86
Reaction score
113
Points
33
Location
Maryland
Man that is a great find!!! If you can get it cleaned up, it should be a high rater in your collection...
I plan on “dry cleaning” it since I don’t want to accidentally get water on that label. I’ll post some pics when I get the dirt off the outside of it. There doesn’t appear to be any issues with it aside from the dirt.
 

TxBottleDigger

Well-Known Member • Texas bottle guy
Joined
Jul 1, 2020
Messages
358
Reaction score
338
Points
63
Location
Southern Texas
I plan on “dry cleaning” it since I don’t want to accidentally get water on that label. I’ll post some pics when I get the dirt off the outside of it. There doesn’t appear to be any issues with it aside from the dirt.
Rubbing alcohol and cotton balls should do it. Use cotton buds for precise cleaning around the label. Use carpenters tape to cover all of the bottle except for the labeled part. Apply clear steal such as Modge Podge. Shellac (also a clear sealer) can either be sprayed on like Modge Podge, or applied with a brush from a can. A alternative to all this is clear nail polish. I’m not sure which Modge Podge would work best for this bottle; gloss or matte. Try testing both kind on a piece of amber glass, or a modern beer bottle you can find on the side of the road.
 

timeinabottle

Well-Known Member
Joined
Mar 31, 2012
Messages
98
Reaction score
3
Points
8
Hockstadters made some cool bottles. I was pleasantly surprised to get this one in a "lot" that I bought on line. It has an applied handle and a pour spout.
 

Attachments

  • IMG_0561.jpg
    IMG_0561.jpg
    44.5 KB · Views: 10
  • IMG_0560.jpg
    IMG_0560.jpg
    52.8 KB · Views: 9
  • IMG_0559.jpg
    IMG_0559.jpg
    58.7 KB · Views: 10

Latest posts

Members online

Latest threads

Forum statistics

Threads
79,710
Messages
719,459
Members
20,516
Latest member
Numpty
Top