Dating owens bottles
However, this determination would be incorrect for this bottle!
It is noted in the "Exception note" just under the "NO" answer to Question 2 that machine-made milk bottles made between the early s through at least the s are the major exception to the side mold seam rule as these bottles exhibit a disappearance of the side mold seams on the neck that emulates that found on a mouth-blown bottle with a tooled finish.
The picture to the right is a close-up of the neck and finish of the Cloverdale Dairy bottle.
This bottle has side mold seams which fade out on the neck where indicated in the picture click to enlarge and do not show at any point above that on the bottle.
However, these bottles lack other mouth-blown characteristics and have one feature that is only found on machine-made bottles made by a press-and-blow machine - a valve or ejection mark on the base.
We now have a dating range - albeit a fairly wide range - for this bottle from the early s to about The user is then encouraged in the note under Question 2 to move to the Machine-made Bottles section Question 8 where one bit of additional dating refinement is that the glass has a slight straw color tint indicating manufacture after the late s.
A search on the internet will turn up some scattered references to the bottle - primarily ones that are for sale or just referenced - but little historical information. From this embossing we know that this bottle is a milk or cream bottle; so the bottle type has been already established.
It is apparent that the answer to Question 1 is " YES " since this bottle has raised embossing.
As much dating pop bottles compatibility is important in building long-lasting relationships, sexual chemistry between two individuals also plays a key role in determining the longevity and strength of relationships.This question asks if there are any mold seams within the outside edges of the bottle base.Click on each of the bottle base pictures to the left and it is apparent that both bottle "A" and "B" have mold seams on the base.For brevity we will skip that portion of the Dating page.Additional information on this website could be found by visiting the Bottle Bases page which would provide some information the small circular, press-and-blow machine induced valve aka ejection mark on the base picture below.
The noted scuffing and wear on the bottle is a result of milk bottles typically being reused dozens or scores of times Lockhart pers.