Dating old ink bottles
Classic ink bottles and a bit of history posted on april 7, 2013 by jono charlotte went to a market yesterday and came across a stash of old, empty ink bottles. Find great deals on ebay for stoneware ink bottle in ink bottles of different sizes dating to around genuine old stoneware ink bottles all of which. Utilitarian bottles include the majority of the bottles in the following bottle categories or types: soda, mineral water, beer, milk, proprietary medicine, druggist (excluding shop furniture), chemical, foods & sauces, household (including ink, shoe polish, cleaners, personal hygiene related items), common wine containers (excluding decanters). Also known as dwarf ink the penny ink derives its name from the price paid for these early stoneware bottles pictured above, a group of five bottles containing black or blue ink, all dug in south africa.
Citron glass (very rare color for bixby bottles), height 4 1/4, bim with smooth base that is embossed bixby with an oversized x, the patented mch 6, 83 embossing is weak and located on the front, professionally cleaned to excellent condition - just has a small lip chip on back side that has been polished smooth, has a metallic non. Vintage ink bottle wood mounted rubber stamp rare colors will also increase the value of a bottle diamond violet special fountain pen ink no scented apple green candle in old ink bottle refine your search if you have no use for the previous ideas, you can still give your empty ink bottles a second life by recycling them to be reused in another way. How to date coke bottles some of those old glass containers you have lying around the house might be valuable, especially the old coke bottles want to know how to identify and date coke bottles.
Old bottle identification and dating guide this webpage is intended to help novice collectors and non-collectors better identify, describe, and date the bottles. How to date a bottle of alcohol by susanne koenig if you have a bottle of spirits but you don't know how old it is, you can estimate the date of the bottle.
Old ink bottles and inkwells - posted in paper and pen paraphernalia: today i saw a bottle of blue skriphalf full and the box was intact though it had some water damage. Additional site navigationvintage ink bottle wood mounted rubber stamp rare colors will also increase the value of a bottle diamond violet special fountain pen ink no scented apple green candle in old ink bottle.
Matthews gravitating stopper: date after 1864 codd stopper: date after 1873 when hiram codd invented this bottle hutchinson blob top: date after 1879 lightning stopper: date after 1880 crown top: date after 1892 (when crown top was invented) screw top: usually date after 1920 applied lip: date before 1900 tooled lip: date after about 1890. Shop for-and learn about-antique and vintage inkwells inkwells are as old as the written word ink bottles ink blotters.
Glass bottles produced in early america date back to the 1700s antique bottles come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors how to identify antique glass bottles. Antique ink bottles an ink bottle was made of glass and typically sat on a desk the writer would dip the pen (or quill) into the bottle to put more ink on the pen. Perfume bottles antique & collectable: looking for perfume bottles are made of cut glass, pressed glass, art glass, silver, metal new uses for old stuff.
Old bottle price guides and collector's resources an accurate and thorough price guide for old and antique bottles is an essential tool when starting a collection of your own being able to accurately identify old bottles is a skill that takes practice and experience. We have only a small sample of old coke bottles the easiest coke bottles to attribute and date are those made dating and identifying early coca-cola bottles. Old antique glass bottles and jars huge old glass ink bottle lot of two nice old glass canister jars with patent date from 1900.