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) and only a couple light scratches to a rear panel opposite the embossing which is pretty decent for these bottles which can be somewhat faint at times.It also has some nice waviness to the glass and an overall look of crudity commensurate with the early era of its manufacture. 0 WASHINGTON - JACKSON pint flask - Here is a pretty nice example of a popular New England flask, most likely made at either the Coventry Glass Works (Conn.) or Keene Glass Works (NH - Marlboro St.) in the 1840s or early 1850s.are not particularly rare but are a big hit with collectors.
The bubble is not open at all inside or outside but has that small hairline which is visible (just above the arrow) in the close-up image at this link: close-up of the shoulder, neck and finish. Applied double ring finish or lip, "open" pontil scarred base (this having the "double" blowpipe pontil scar that is seen on these bottles at times; click here to view base), a beautiful bright & rich medium golden amber, and dating from the 1850s.
An overall excellent example that is as made from the factory but priced considering the small "issue." Bininger Barrel Bourbon - It has been awhile since I've had a Bininger barrel to offer but here is one now - the "small" size (8") of the Bininger barrels. These also come with smooth non-pontiled bases which must date around the Civil War as these bottles were produced for some time given their relative abundance.
Bottle acquired for and pictured on the Historic Bottle Website. The "Old Doctor" bottles were used by the same-named poseur and competitor of the more common Dr. This bottle is a beautiful medium clear green or blue green depending on ones eye; the images show the color well.
It is 9.5" tall, has a crudely applied "oil" finish or lip, a distinctly iron pontiled base (click on the image to see a larger version), and dates from the 1850s most likely.
The offered example is a nice blue aqua in color, has a crudely rolled lip or finish, a blowpipe type pontil scar to the domed base, and dates from the 1840 to 1860 era.
The bottle is near mint with no chips, cracks or staining (may have been professionally cleaned?
This example is essentially "attic" mint having no evidence whatsoever of being buried, i.e., no staining, no chips, or cracks..a little wear on the base from having sat somewhere for 150 years.
The bottle has some scattered bubbles in the very clean glass including a large one on the shoulder which has a very fine, in-making (1/4" or -) fracture on the inside surface of the bubble. This along with four horizontal rings each at the upper and lower body and three rings bracketing the middle portion above the circular embossing.
This is the earlier example made from the same mold that was used for either the W & Co / N. Click base view to view this light but distinct pontil scar.