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Posted 5 years ago


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This is a poison bottle that I recently acquired. The bottle is is approximately 4 3/4 " tall, 1 3/4" at the base has ridges on the front of the bottle and smooth everywhere else. The neck is slightly off of vertical and is a clip top.

If anyone can shed any light on the manufacturer, age, etc I'd appreciate it.


  1. SpiritBear SpiritBear, 10 months ago
    What's the base look like?
  2. GeorgiaBob, 10 months ago
    It is slightly concaved in the center and has a small flat edge around the outside.
  3. SpiritBear SpiritBear, 10 months ago
    Sounds like a blown-in-mold with snapped-off neck. Last half of the 1800s if no pontil.
  4. GeorgiaBob, 10 months ago
    thanks so much, not bad for a garage sale find for $1!!!
  5. AnnaB AnnaB, 10 months ago
    Awesome find!
  6. SpiritBear SpiritBear, 10 months ago
    It could also have been some sort of condiment, though. An 1890s "French Dressing" bottle I saw was about the same size, although it was square. The panels reminded me of a lot of ketchup's of earlier days.

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