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diginit

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Here's some of what some people call junk. But not I. Myself and 2 others would like to know what the little hook was for. We all know but just can't remember...
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BTW. I like what AB has done to the site since I have been absent. Here's another tiny bottle for your viewing pleasure. Has a chipped lip but I love irt anyways As usual, I wondering what year. But also if this is a pontil. TY
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Similar tools were used for tightening skate laces but yeah, probably button hook. What's tha lower left first pic? Nice bottles by the way.
 

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Similar tools were used for tightening skate laces but yeah, probably button hook. What's tha lower left first pic? Nice bottles by the way.
I do remember using lace tightening hooks for skates much larger. What looks like a rock i think is slag formed from intense heat. When I first found one I thought it was a meteor, and soon found hundreds more.
 

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Now here's the bottles. Not many, but nice color. I know Pond's was started in 1846. But I'm wondering what year this one was made. View attachment 228222View attachment 228223View attachment 228224
The bottle was made sometime before 1900 since it has a key mold base.The lip is called a double bead lip.See if the seam stops before the lip.I can't tell for sure if it does by the picture,but all pre-made machine bottles the seam stops somewhere on the neck or up to the lip.
 

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I like that Bile Beans bottle, shame about the damage. Both probably date to around the 1890s, and that's a chip, not a pontil.
 

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