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Looks a lot like a late 19th century UK whisky bottle, but not quite 100% like the ones I'm familiar with so I'm not totally confident in that ID. Might just be a somewhat older version than the ones we tend to get here.
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I found this bottle in the marsh by a creek that was being dredged in Virginia several years ago. By several I mean 40+ years. Wow time flies.

I can not seem to find any information about the glass marks on the bottom.

It is approximately 12" tall and has a blob top. I guess that's what it's called, I'm just starting to go through my collection after all those years.

The glass marks on the bottom consist of a capital A with a horizontal line above it. There are also 3 raised dots below the capital A and the number 25 below the raised dots as seen in the photo.

I would really appreciate anyone's help with this.

Thanks,

Halfempty
Hi HalfEmpty,
Your bottle is probably a whisky bottle that is made in natural green glass.The lip "ti me" looks like what is called a packer lip
 

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Hi HalfEmpty,
Your bottle is probably a whisky bottle that is made in "natural green glass" this is because the glass works didn't add anything to the glass batch.Thr lite green tint to the glass..The lip "looks to me" like what is called a "packer lip" by the International c identification method. The bottle is before 1900 why? because the seam mark goes just below the bottom of the lip.There looks to be dripping on the bottom half of lip.If this is the case then it's applied lip or "hand" made lip using applied lip method.The base of the bottle looks to be a "cup bottom mold" with the makers marks.These discriptions are from "Historical Bottle"Blog site on the internet.

I found this bottle in the marsh by a creek that was being dredged in Virginia several years ago. By several I mean 40+ years. Wow time flies.

I can not seem to find any information about the glass marks on the bottom.

It is approximately 12" tall and has a blob top. I guess that's what it's called, I'm just starting to go through my collection after all those years.

The glass marks on the bottom consist of a capital A with a horizontal line above it. There are also 3 raised dots below the capital A and the number 25 below the raised dots as seen in the photo.

I would really appreciate anyone's help with this.

Thanks,

Halfempty
 

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Awesome!!!

Thanks K6TIM,

Regarding the lip. When I first pulled it out of the box I thought the lip might be damaged but when I took a closer look it appeared to be excess glass. It makes sense now.
Great info... I'll use it.
 

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+Hi HalfEmpty,
Your bottle is probably a whisky bottle that is made in natural green glass.The lip "ti me" looks like what is called a packer lip
Hello Halfempty,
The bottle is probably a whisky bottle.According to the "Intermountain antquity computer system" (IMACS)
The bottle is made of "natural green bottle glass.The bottle is a blown-in-mold bottle the sand to make the glass has iron oxide found in "natural" green glass that hasn't been find out of glass batch.Your photo picture of the bottle lip is called a "packers lip" by (IMACS). The lip is called an"applied lip" according to (Historic Bottle web site) the lip was hand made using pincer tool to apply to the hot glass bottle.Later on in about 1860 or so glass makers used a lip forming tool to apply the lip applied by hand to the bottle to make the lip.The so-called "tooled lip" after 1900 the lip and bottle was made in "automatic glass making machine" the made the entire bottle as well as the lip.
The base (bottom) of the bottle is called a cup bottom mold according to (IMACS)
The markings are A- is the glass company makers mark logo the 25 is the mold form stamp number according to (Historic Bottle internet blog) used to indentfy the bottle's features.
The seam line goes only to the base of the lip meaning the bottle was made before 1900 AD. Tim
Awesome!!!

Thanks K6TIM,

Regarding the lip. When I first pulled it out of the box I thought the lip might be damaged but when I took a closer look it appeared to be excess glass. It makes sense now.
Great info... I'll use it.
Hi again Halfempty,
I recoimend you going to Historic Bottle site ,and reading the entire blog.It's a wealth of learning about glass,,ottles,&etc.----K6TIM
 

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Hello Halfempty,
The bottle is probably a whisky bottle.According to the "Intermountain antquity computer system" (IMACS)
The bottle is made of "natural green bottle glass.The bottle is a blown-in-mold bottle the sand to make the glass has iron oxide found in "natural" green glass that hasn't been find out of glass batch.Your photo picture of the bottle lip is called a "packers lip" by (IMACS). The lip is called an"applied lip" according to (Historic Bottle web site) the lip was hand made using pincer tool to apply to the hot glass bottle.Later on in about 1860 or so glass makers used a lip forming tool to apply the lip applied by hand to the bottle to make the lip.The so-called "tooled lip" after 1900 the lip and bottle was made in "automatic glass making machine" the made the entire bottle as well as the lip.
The base (bottom) of the bottle is called a cup bottom mold according to (IMACS)
The markings are A- is the glass company makers mark logo the 25 is the mold form stamp number according to (Historic Bottle internet blog) used to indentfy the bottle's features.
The seam line goes only to the base of the lip meaning the bottle was made before 1900 AD. Tim

Hi again Halfempty,
I recoimend you going to Historic Bottle site ,and reading the entire blog.It's a wealth of learning about glass,,ottles,&etc.----K6TIM
Thanks,
I'm logging on now...
 

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