These pickle bottles are obviously similar to the gothic examples discussed earlier except that they have none of the decorative features the gothic bottles have, including an absence of indented body panels. Both have elaborate crisscross lattice work in the large lower body and smaller shoulder panels on three sides; the fourth side had the label and does not have the lattice. The most common styles like most of the examples pictured here also have a long gradually tapering shoulder to neck portion that is distinctly taller than the body section below it. Can you help me identify the bottle and where it is made? This commonly encountered feature makes what are definitely machine-made milk bottles appear as if they were older mouth-blown items with a tooled finish - at least as indicated by the side mold seam disappearance. Pierce olive bottle: ; showing the somewhat crudely applied one-part finish. For the first time employees were given a voice in the operations.
Note that the bead ledge below the threads is much reduced in size compared to the jars pictured above; so much so that the screw band does not and needs not reach the bead. When right side up, you see markings on side noting 1, 2, 3 ounces…. Photo courtesy of Glass Works Auctions. The crash of 1929 led to an extended depression. During the era covered by this website, there were likely thousands of uniquely different cylindrical food bottles produced by glass makers in the U. Hazel Atlas Glass Mark This simple mark was the trademark used on the majority of Hazel Atlas Glass.
Of some interest is the fact that both numbers are superimposed over earlier numbers, i. Code list courtesy of the H. Beyond that, additional information on a particular bottle would have to be acquired through research of the historical record when possible with company embossed bottles or those with the original labels intact. And above that logo there is a code 713 s. Click on the following links to see more images of this bottle: ;. Canning jars were acquired by consumers in several different ways.
Click on to view an image of the base of this bottle which exhibits a faint blowpipe type pontil scar pointed out in image though the scar has a diffuseness to it that is reminiscent of a sand pontil. Economic disaster affected the entire country in the fall of 1920. At this time besides the mason jar liners they added opal colored ointment jars and salve boxes. Click on the following links to view more images of this bottle: showing the initials B. Capers bottles are also tall and narrow typically being 3 to 4+ times taller than the width, the bottle to the lower right being at least 5 times taller than the width. They come in aqua and in clear glass.
Click to see an image of the base. The general shape described and pictured here, with the bulge or ring at the junction of the neck and shoulder, was a favored type container for dispensing horse radish. Click to see a bottle like that in the 1922 advertisement apologies for the poor quality image from eBay®. Images from eBay® ; advertisement courtesy of Peter Schulz. They worked on the presses, feeding tin into the machines, in the packing department and other areas where tasks did not require great physical strength. The pictured bottle was likely made during the end of the pontil era late 1850s to 1870 as it does not have an obvious pontil scar indicating the use of a snap case tool of some type.
This simplified square style appears to have gradually displaced the square gothic bottles during the 1880s empirical observations. The bottle body has no evidence of air venting and was blown in a post-bottom mold although the side mold seam just barely curls around the heel to join with an apparent post-bottom mold seam. Read more about Florentine in our June Newsletter. One interesting aspect about this particular quart jar is that the mold used to make it was also used for an earlier and a later jar - both with different embossing, although this mold was not designed for an interchangeable embossing plate. Beer, carbonated beverages and milk were just beginning to be sold in glass bottles as developments in the processing of those products made it possible to package and ship those items long distance. Other dressing types Caesar, mayonnaise, Thousand Islands, etc. However, sauces were packaged in a wide array of additional shapes during the period covered by this website, i.
This feature will be available soon! Other conformations ranging from 2 to at least 6 rings have also been noted as well as some with vertical staves. Hi Justin, Yes, you are absolutely right. This is not surprising given the competition from other designs, and in particular, the plethora of likely cheaper and arguably more simple and effective Mason closure jars. Click on the following links to view more images of this bottle: showing the embossing K. Photos courtesy of American Bottle Auctions. Both of these books have excellent, relatively comprehensive, historical information although both are long out of print and difficult expensive to obtain, even on the internet.
I simply don't have the time, energy or knowledge to answer many of the questions submitted here. No Purchase Necessary Winner is selected from a random drawing of all correct answers. The end product was remarkably consistent in weight, the quality was higher than that produced by hand and it effectively eliminated five workers, four of whom were highly skilled and highly paid. A couple other olive oil bottles offered by Illinois Glass are found at the top of right page in linked image. Since this is a plate mold bottle, it was certainly used to produce proprietary embossed bottles for more than one customer at least as far back as October 1924 Lockhart unpublished manuscript 2006; Schulz et al. All comments are moderated, so will not appear on this site immediately. Click to view a close-up of the two older bottles which points out the decorative panel edge pillar and crown feature as well as other decorative features.