Fine Civil War Period Two Tone Stoneware Ginger Beer Bottle
Here is an Excellent Civil War Period Two-tone Stoneware Ginger Beer Bottle ! It measures about 8.25 inches tall by 2.875 inches diameter. There is some minor staining but nothing major, and only one small chip near the base that may be a manufacturing flaw. It has the less often seen rounded “do-nut” lip and a beautiful overall glaze. Just a Real Nice Example of the Civil War Ginger Beer Bottle that Displays Great !
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Super Nice "Black Glass" Civil War Period Pontilled Whiskey Bottle
Here is a Superb Example of the Civil War Period “Black Glass” Whiskey or Ale Bottle ! It measures about eight inches tall by almost three inches in diameter. It shows vertical twisted stress marks along the neck, and a wonderfully crude applied collar lip. Held up to a light, it is actually a nice green/amber color. The base shows the typical deep open pontil mark, and the entire bottle has no cracks. Just a very nice 150 + year old bottle, and an Excellent Example of a Civil War Period Whiskey !
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Nice Pair of Pre-Civil War to Civil War Period Pontilled "Puff" or General Purpose Bottles
Here is a Nice Pair of Pre-Civil War or Civil War Period Pontilled “Puff” or General PurposeBottles ! The larger one is about 4.5 inches tall by 2.0 inches diameter, while the smaller one is about 3.25 inches tall by 1.25 inches diameter. Both bottles have good clear glass with a few seed bubbles, and both show a tubular type open pontil at the base. The larger bottle has a cool manufacturing flaw that almost looks like the glass was pinched together while still hot, or else a pin stuck in it, and run back out a short distance later. Whatever it is, it was definitely done at the time of manufacture. Both bottles have the thin flared lips, with the larger one being perfect, but the smaller having two very small chips in it. Just a Nice Displaying Pair of Civil War Period Bottles that are At Least 150 Years Old !
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Fine Dug Civil War Period Aqua Umbrella Ink Bottle
Here is a Fine Civil War Period, or Pre-Civil War Pontilled Aqua Umbrella Ink Bottle ! It is a dug example and shows ground action, with crazing, scale, and haziness, but absolutely no cracks, chips, or damage of any sort. It measures about 2.5 inches tall by 2.125 inches diameter, and shows a rough open pontil on the base, and inward rolled lip at the top. One of the most common Ink bottles used by officers and soldiers in the Civil War, it is an excellent example. A Fine Civil War Period Pontilled Umbrella Ink Bottle !
Fine Civil War Period Champagne Bottle
Here is a Nice Civil War Period Green Glass Champagne Bottle ! This one is in very good condition with no chips or cracks, a couple of tiny little flea bites around the top, and showing the usual minor scuffs and scars on the body that may indicate it was ground dug. It has some minor interior and exterior cloudiness but is actually more transparent than many. It measures approximately 10” tall by about 2.75 inches in diameter. The neck shows several twisted stress marks and an applied ring lip, while the base has the typical period high kick-up. These high kick-ups must have cut into the actual volume of the bottle by 10-20%. Overall Just a Nice Example of the Civil War Period Champagne Bottle !
Crude but Beautiful Civil War Period Tall Wine Bottle
Here is a Beautiful Light Olive Green Civil War Period Wine Bottle ! It measures 11.75 inches tall by 2.875 inches in diameter. It has a wonderfully crude applied ring lip, and high kick-up in the base. Though there is some minor surface scuffing and scraping there are no chips, cracks, or damage. The glass is a very pretty yellowish olive green color, lighter than it appears in my pictures. Actual CW wine bottles are hard to come by anymore and less common than beer, whiskeys or champagne. This One is Really a Beauty Though !
Nice Pontilled 12-Panel Medicine Bottle
Here is an Excellent Pre-Civil War to Civil War Pontilled 12-Panel Medicine Bottle ! It’s a short squat pattern measuring about 5.25 inches tall by 2.5 inches diameter. The base shows a tubular type open pontil, while the lip at the top is the thin flared variety with just a couple of tiny little fleabites, but nothing major or easily visible. The glass in the whole bottle shows waviness with a few seed bubbles present, and a small amount of interior cloudiness. Just a Very Nice Pontilled 12-Panel Medicine Bottle that is At Least 150 Years Old !
Very Nice Civil War Period Pontilled Barrel Mustard Bottle w/Faint Vertical Ribs
Here is a Wonderful Pontilled Civil War Period Barrel Shape Mustard Bottle ! Made of clear or flint glass, it shows some inner cloudiness on one side likely from being in the ground, but has no damage. It has four horizontal bands at top and bottom and faint vertical ribs that really give it a barrel appearance. Top shows an outward rolled lip and base a slightly conical open pontil. It is a small one measuring about 4.25 inches tall by 1.875 inches diameter. A Fine Displaying Civil War Period Pontilled Mustard !