The Kolb Brewery was in Bay City, Michigan and closed during or shortly after prohibition. From Glass to Plastic The conversion to white, polyethylene plastic bottles used today began in 1960, and perhaps was the most significant change of all. Best regards, David Hi David, I have read this with great interest. The picture to the right shows the makers marks for a 1941 bottle beer made by the Owens-Illinois Glass Company. See the image to the left which shows stippling on the base of a 1959 soda bottle. Click for a picture of an ornate late 19th century cork press. Colonel Plumb agreed and arrived in the town then called Hardscrabble in February 1866.
The Library was added to the in 1996. Click on to view a picture. It also still has a brown sludge inside that I am fairly certain I could get drunk off just from sniffing it! If you respond I would appreciate it very much. For a page with some of the principal plant code numbers used on bottles, courtesy of Dick Cole fruitjar. Since Owens-Illinois was not formed until 1929, it could not stand for 1906. In 1891, they joined the merger known as the United States Glass Company.
It is almost certainly one of those years. A look through early city directories might identify the company in question. Shown on this page are pictures of typical trademark variations used on their containers, especially during the early years. There would've been a green label on it. See image to the right. Huge quantities of bottles, flasks, and fruit jars were made, as well as window glass.
Three local residents have had notable success in professional sports. This feature is particularly common on Lightning type fruit jars. Any information is greatly appreciated. Film clip is compliments of the Owens-Illinois Glass Company. A rubber gasket was put on the shoulder between the glass and the metal lid and that combination achieved the sealing of the jar.
Put another way, inkwells were more decorative, typically purchased empty like many liquor decanters , intended to be retained permanently until broken or of no use, and were filled over and over again from bulk sources. There may be some slight correlation with Hilex as far as the general appearance of the container, although perhaps not. Most commonly, bottles with this mark seem to date from the 1870s and 1880s, but the mark was probably in use at least from around the start of the Civil War, perhaps a bit earlier. In 1888 the Bridgeport Glass Company succeeded the Ohio Valley Glass Company. See the page for more information on finishes and finish parts.
Called whittle marks, because the bottle surface looks as though it were blown in wooden mold where the mold maker's whittling marks are evident. Click to see a large one in the shoulder of an 1870s medicine bottle; see stones below. These jars are not considered very rare; however, the displayers have only seen two and know of one other. Plate molds made proprietary i. Club Meetings Meetings are held on the 2nd Sunday of each month, at the Findlay University, 7pm. Height and content capacity is another way to determine the vintage of Clorox bottles.
Blister - Glassmaker term for a large air bubble in the glass. Decolorizing - Decolorizing is in essence neutralizing the effects of the iron and carbonaceous impurities in the glass mix or batch to obtain colorless clear glass. The bottom shows the I within the O with a 7 to the left, a 7 to the right, and an 8 to the bottom. Illinois Department of Natural Resources — State Geological Survey Division. On the jar shown in the image to the right, the sealing surface would be just where the lower edge of the cap touches the short abrupt shoulder of the jar. Its in the shape of a soda bottle. The mold types which produced this base orientation are referred to as a cup-bottom mold Toulouse 1969b; Munsey 1970 or cup-base mold - both terms are used on this website.
Base codes on Owens-Illinois amber glass handled jug, 1968 or 1969 date code, made at factory 14. Its purity is especially important to glassmakers. These jars have been found in half-pint, pint, quart, half gallon and some sizes, which are in-between, the usual standard sizes. See the page for much more information on finishes and finish parts. See picture to the left. Click to see a disk pontil scar on the base of an American made figural pineapple shaped bitters bottle dating from the 1850s or early 1860s.
If it fails to load, the Wayback Machine site can be searched for other dates the site was saved, as far back as 2011. Owens-Illinois Glass Company Owens-Illinois, Inc. Mark is pictured in Bottles on the Western Frontier by Rex L. Any clue what that may indicate? On his property we found a heap of buried bottles. Bring your bottles for our fun Show'n'Tell session. Photo courtesy of Bill Lockhart.