Additional reference materials outside of this website must often be consulted to narrow down the date of any item as far as is possible and to really get a "feel" for the history of the bottle in question. Instead, there is one located near the base of the neck indicating that the neck ring mold portion of the parison mold produced the finish, neck, and a portion of the shoulder. These could have been handwritten or stamped in. Go to QUESTION 5 for a possible dating refinement based on the method of finish application, though some of the diagnostic features can be masked by the turn-mold production process. Allen County War Memorial Coliseum map.
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The History Of Milk Bottles And What To Look For
They had plug covers or umbrella style covers. In the s, a square squat bottle became the most popular version to date. With the uniformity, came the possibility to create a solid seal with a screw cap. Also, the format and space constraints of a journal article do not allow for the elaboration and illustrations necessary to make a key function fully Jones b. Educating yourself about the types of bottles and the market in general will help make this an even more satisfying hobby.