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I am in the US and bought a bottle at a second hand shop and would like to find any information about it. I searched online and could not find one similar. It is blue / aqua, about 7 inches tall and the only marks I see are faint graduation marks on one side. Attached is a photo.
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We need to see the bottom too, helps determine the age and manufacture method.
 

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That's an oddity. It's not a soda. The graduations suggest some medical use. If I had to guess, I'd say veterinary medicine. That last image looks like "Lockport green," a blue-green -- is it? C.W. Merchant bottled veterinary medicines in that color glass, but it's not necessarily Gargling Oil. Anyway, that's a very speculative connection.

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Thanks. I don't know glass color names but the photos are pretty accurate. The color is more saturated at the bottom. I wanted to at least confirm that it is old and not a recent decorative piece of glass. The graduations had me thinking it was older. I'll keep searching online with the new information.
 

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Wow yeah that's a very unusual one. My first thought was decorative glass but looking closer I don't think it is. My guess is that it's from somewhere far outside where we usually see bottles from, maybe Eastern Europe or even Asia or Africa.
 

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If I’m seeing the markings, looks like lines with corresponding 1-6 numbers. Appear to be ounce markings which you can easily check with a measuring cup. If true doesnt that rule out a lot of locations?
 
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Thank you for the idea. The markings go from 1-7, which is below the neck. I filled the bottle to where the neck meets the curve and poured it out and it measured about 3/4 cup.
Thank you for verifying that it is old.
 

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Hi Staticcat,
Interesting bottle alright. A nice one to make your entrance with. (Perhaps an early baby bottle?) Welcome to our club!
 

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I am in the US and bought a bottle at a second hand shop and would like to find any information about it. I searched online and could not find one similar. It is blue / aqua, about 7 inches tall and the only marks I see are faint graduation marks on one side. Attached is a photo.
Thanks
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