Fine Pontilled Umbrella Ink Well - Aqua with Rolled Lip
Here is an Excellent Civil War or Pre-Civil War Period, Pontilled Aqua Umbrella Ink Bottle ! It is a non-dug example, with no cracks, and just one tiny little chip at the edge of the base. It measures about 2.5 inches tall by 2.25 inches diameter, and shows a rough open or tubular pontil at the bottom, and a smooth inward rolled lip at the top. Also evident are several small bubbles in the glass and a few stress marks. These were very popular ink bottles during the Civil War and are often excavated in campsites. A Fine Civil War Period Aqua Umbrella Ink Bottle !
Nice Civil War or Pre-Civil War Period 3-Piece Mold Black Glass Ale Bottle
Here is an Excellent Civil War or Pre-Civil War “Black Glass” Ale Bottle ! It is a three-piece mold pattern and you can see the mold seams. There are no cracks, chips or damage. The applied tapered lip is in good shape showing some manufacturing flaws and uneven application, and the bottom of the bottle has a typical period open pontil mark. The bottle measures about 9 inches tall by 2.625 inches diameter. When looking through the glass at a light source, the black color is actually an amber/olive green color. A Great Looking Civil War Period “Black Glass” Ale Bottle !
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Nice Little Glazed Civil War Period Stoneware Inkwell
Here is a Fine Civil War Period Stoneware Ink Bottle ! It measures about 1.75 inches tall to the lip, and 2 inches diameter. It has several minor stains and a few chips but is overall in good condition. These little stoneware inks and the aqua umbrella inks were probably the most common ink bottles of the Civil War Period, with examples of both recovered in many campsites. A Nice Displaying Civil War Period Stoneware Ink Bottle !
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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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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 Mid Civil War Period Fluted Peppersauce Bottle - BIM w/Applied Double Collar Lip
Here is a Fine Excavated Mid-War Fluted Panel Peppersauce Bottle ! It is aqua colored BIM with an applied double collar lip, and shows lots of stress lines, some ground scale and cloudiness, but no chips, or cracks. It measures about 8.5 inches tall by 2.5 inches diameter, with a very off center depression at the base. A Fine Displaying Civil War Period Peppersauce Bottle !
Nice Pre-Civil War, Civil War Period Pontilled Flint Glass Mustard Jar
Here is a Fine Civil War Period Barrel Mustard Jar ! It is a clear flint glass example with a prominent open pontil on the base and outward rolled lip at the mouth. The body of the barrel has two upper bands and two lower bands, and shows some waviness and several small bubbles in the glass. It measures about 4.5 inches tall by 1.875 inches diameter at the top and bottom, though it is wider in the middle. Mustard, like pepper sauce, was an important condiment for the soldiers often bland food. A Nice Displaying Pontilled Civil War Period Barrel Mustard Jar !
Fine Civil War Period "Baby" or Salesman's Black Glass Whiskey Bottle
Here is an Excellent & Rarely Seen, Civil War Period “Salesman’s Sample” or Miniature Whiskey Bottle ! For a dug bottle it is in superb condition, showing only minor scuffing to the exterior with no cracks or damage. It is a “black glass” pattern that is actually a dark amber color when held up to a light. It measures just 6 inches tall by 1.75 inches in diameter. It has a crudely applied collar lip at the top and an eccentric base with a dot and embossed letter -A-. In the first picture it is shown with a more standard size bottle, that is in another listing and NOTincluded with this bottle. That bottle is 8 inches tall by 3 inches diameter. In 30+ years of collecting Civil War glass, this in only the second one of these “baby” whiskeys I have ever had. An Uncommon Civil War Period Bottle that will stand out in any collection !
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 !