Here is a Beautiful Little Pontilled pre-Civil War or Civil War Period “Umbrella” Inkwell ! It is a very pretty aqua green color with minor interior cloudiness, but no cracks, chips or damage. It measures approximately 2.5 inches tall by 2.25 inches diameter. The inward rolled lip is quite crudely done making it fat and puffy. Bottom shows the open or tubular type pontil mark. These are often recovered from hut, cabin, and dump sites in Civil War Camps and were commonly used by officers and soldiers. This would display very well on a lap desk or other officers desk. A Fine Displaying Civil War Period Umbrella Inkwell !
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Fine Civil War Period "Black Glass" Whiskey Bottle
Here is a Real Nice Pre-Civil War or Civil War Period “Black Glass” Whiskey Bottle ! It has no chips, cracks, or damage except the usual outer surface scuffing and minor scrapes. Held up in sunlight you can see that it is actually a dark olive green color. It measure approximately 9.5” tall by about 2.5” wide. It has a crude double collar applied lip, and shows small stress marks in the neck. The bottom shows the typical slight conical kick up with an open or tubular pontil mark. A Very Nice Example of the typical Civil War Period “Black Glass” Whiskey !
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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 !
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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 !
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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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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 !
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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 !
Beautiful Civil War Period Fluted Panel Pontilled Greenish/Aqua Peppersauce Bottle
Here is a Beautiful Fluted Panel Civil War Period Peppersauce Bottle! It measures about 9 inches tall by 2.75 inches diameter. It has an applied flanged lip at the mouth and a large open or tubular pontil mark on the base, and it could easily pre-date the war by a few years. There are three raised rings about midway on the neck. All the glass has a wonderful waviness to it that is easily seen in hand and a nice mostly greenish aqua color. There are a few bubbles here and there but just a few. Very little interior haze and I think either this bottle was kept inside, or if excavated it was professionally cleaned. Just a Super Nice & Uncommon Pontilled & Fluted Peppersauce Bottle !
Fine Civil War Period Stoneware Ginger Beer Bottle w/Donut Lip
Here is a Fine Condition Civil War Period Stoneware Ginger Beer Bottle ! It’s a two-tone example with the rounded or “donut” style lip, often excavated in Civil War campsites. It shows no cracks or major chips, one minor surface stain on the side and a nice smooth brown/white glaze. Near the base on one side is a stamp that is not legible that was likely either the maker of the bottle or maker of the ginger beer. It measures approximately 8.5 inches tall by 2.875 inches diameter. A Fine Displaying Civil War Two-Tone Ginger Beer Bottle !