Question: How can you tell when a glass bottle was made?

If the bottle seam goes to the lips top, the bottle is likely a machine-produced bottle from 1910 to the modern era. If the seam goes to the necks top but stops before the lip, the bottle was likely produced from 1880 to 1910.

How do you date a bottle?

There are three keys to help with dating most bottles: Side seams: None: bottle may be free blown, in which case it has a very uneven shape and dates before 1860. Or the bottle may have a nice even shape, but was spun in the mold to smooth out the seams; a practice common around 1900-1920.

How do you date a Duraglas bottle?

The term “Duraglas” was first embossed in cursive on bottle bases at some point during the year – so expect bottles with “0” date codes both with and without the word. Duraglas was a glass formula that was stronger than most previous glass mixtures.

How do you date a 7 Up bottle?

Lift up the bottle of 7Up. Look at the base, or bottom, of the bottle to find the date. Look at the neck or label. If the plant has not printed the date on the base, it can be found on the neck or label of the bottle.

How old is a Duraglas bottle?

If the logo Duraglas appears embossed in script on the bottles heel, this generally means that the bottle was produced between 1940 and the late-1950s.

What was in a Duraglas bottle?

Group of four medicine bottles bearing the “Duraglas” marking on both the front heel and the base. These are marked with the “weird 3” logo (standing for “ounce”), so these bottles held, from left to right, 8 ounces, 4 ounces, three ounces and 2 ounces. They date from the 1940s or 1950s.

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