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1945-50 Perfume Bottle - Made in Germany U.S. Zone

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    Posted 9 years ago

    cosmicdeath
    (3 items)

    I'm fond of this perfume bottle because the cut glass is uneven, giving it handcrafted or unique sense to its design. It was produced in Germany between 1945 - 1950. Products from Germany during WW2 were marked accordingly for export, this perfume bottle is marked U.S. Zone. After a bit of research, I found British and French variations of zone marking.

    I've added an image that shows the original sticker on the base of the bottle, and a high-resolution scan of the same sticker. It was difficult to initially read the markings, but the foil/paint on the sticker is easier to read by alternating the lighting and reading perspective.

    I purchased this bottle at a thrift store just North of Philadelphia, PA. I used to collect handmade glazed ceramic and stoneware mugs, and thrift stores can sometimes hold hidden gems; I found this bottle lost amongst the cups and mugs, clearly out of place. I liked it immediately, and it was a good find for only $3 USD. I swapped the last of a small bottle of Miss Dior (Cherie) to this beautiful little bottle and it keeps it just as sweet!

    Approximate measurements: 4.25" tall, 1.5" widest diameter.

    If anyone has a similar perfume bottle, or items with the same or similar marking, please feel free to share a link - I'd also love to read your comments! ~JM

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