The Bottle Thread

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Re: The Bottle Thread

Post by H20doctor » Wed Oct 26, 2016 2:50 am

I just wanted to chime in here , and say thank you to everyone who has posted their bottles , taken the time to Help , research and define bottles , dates and who made them .. I never thought this thread would be 5 pages !! and that the mods have made it a sticky ... thank you Mods ..
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Re: The Bottle Thread

Post by McGlencoe » Thu Oct 27, 2016 8:34 pm

Dang Glenn, those are nice!

How far out were you?

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Post by 60south » Fri Oct 28, 2016 7:08 am

Hey Tim,

Those weren't far out at all, maybe in 55' of water and more 'in town' than at Point Hudson. The ginger jar was so covered in barnacles it looked like a rock -- with a hole in the top.

After these big storms lately I can't wait to get back out there. Alas, it might be after Christmas before I'm back in town.

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Re: The Bottle Thread

Post by McGlencoe » Sun Oct 30, 2016 7:56 am

Let me know when you're back in town, we'll do some diving!

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Re: The Bottle Thread

Post by H20doctor » Sun Oct 30, 2016 2:20 pm

found this one the other Day while out on a bottle Mission , I found a really nice spot for bottles , and here is a ANTIQUE CANTRELL COCHRANE Belfast Dublin ...
Info : Dr. Thomas Cantrell established a business selling soft drinks in Belfast, Ireland, in 1852. Alderman Henry Cochrane became a partner in 1868, when Cantrell & Cochrane was established. The company made mineral water and medicated aerated water. Round-bottom bottles were made from 1869 until the early 1900s. Ginger ale, seltzer water, and medicated aerated water were sold in round-bottom bottles. Because the bottle had to be laid on its side, the cork stayed moist and didn't dry out. Holders have since been made to display the bottles upright. These bottles are sometimes called "ballast bottles" because they may have been used as ballast on ships. The Belfast company is still in business, now operating as C&C Group

http://letslookagain.com/2016/06/the-sp ... -cochrane/


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Re: The Bottle Thread

Post by Gdog » Sun Oct 30, 2016 3:01 pm

Great bottle find Chris!

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Post by 60south » Sun Oct 30, 2016 6:00 pm

That's awesome! I love ballast bottles.

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Post by H20doctor » Sun Apr 02, 2017 12:11 am

Some of the bottles i found in sitka ...
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Post by Tom Nic » Sun Apr 02, 2017 7:55 am

Nice finds! Any specific info on them?
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Post by Gdog » Sun Apr 02, 2017 8:57 am

Love it!

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Post by 60south » Sun Apr 02, 2017 4:18 pm

+1! I need to get up to Sitka.

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Post by rsc3001 » Tue May 23, 2017 10:12 am

Any ideas on these guys? I found the exact bottle here. https://picclick.com/Antique-KELLOGGS-W ... 03887.html

I just haven't cleaned my bottle fully yet to take good pics. Is it truly from the 1890's?

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Post by rsc3001 » Tue May 23, 2017 11:26 am

Thanks H2O!

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Re: The Bottle Thread

Post by Gdog » Sat Jul 01, 2017 7:41 am

Hey, great find! So between 1880 and 1885?!

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Re: The Bottle Thread

Post by JimbobAK » Sat Dec 30, 2017 1:27 pm

Here is a weird one I found the other night, at first we thought it was some sort of pipe but it doesn't have any hole in the handle that I can see. Maybe a weird gravy bowl or something???
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Post by JimbobAK » Sat Dec 30, 2017 1:28 pm

One of my favorite bottles so far, just a cool story and a great name. Total "snake oil", they claimed it could cure all kinds of things including cancer, tumors and deafness.

It was about half full of some god-awful yellow crap when I found it (im sure it was partially the original wizard oil), it smelled horrid and im sure my wife loved me cleaning it in our front yard :supz:
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Post by Gdog » Sat Dec 30, 2017 10:11 pm

Love that last bottle!

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Post by 60south » Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:39 am

That's great!

Also love the pipe-like thing.

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Post by rsc3001 » Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:31 am

Hello I found some information some time ago on "Washington Control Board" bottles that spatman was inquiring on. However I cannot see his pictures of the bottle as the link is bad. "http://spatman.com/bottle1/" Anybody have any info on these bottles? They are very similiar to what he describes in his post back in 2012. Thanks.
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Post by Gdog » Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:10 pm

Great find, Rob!

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Post by JimbobAK » Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:37 pm

I almost left this one but the irregular bottom made me keep it and it was fun looking it up. Pre-Prohibition whiskey bottle, the Bonnie Brothers were born in the mid-1800's. More than you ever want to know about there business here:
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Post by JimbobAK » Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:40 pm

I cant find anything about this old Druggist bottle online but I like anything that says Alaska on it:
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Re: The Bottle Thread

Post by JimbobAK » Tue Mar 06, 2018 11:15 am

Found my first Bitters Bottle! Super cool
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Re: The Bottle Thread

Post by Gdog » Tue Mar 06, 2018 4:58 pm

Hey, those are really cool finds. Very cool!

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