On earlier flasks, fruit jars, and soda bottles, and especially examples produced in the mid-nineteenth century period (1840s-1860s), the full factory name or initials may be embossed across the front.
This list primarily includes marks that represent the actual glass company that made the container.
For experienced users, you may choose one of two different single page dating engines, for either glass or pottery bottles.
These diagrams should help clarify age differences based on both form and function.This works with all countries in North America and will date bottles up to 1920.Your bottle may date after 1920, if that date is the calculated ending date.I'm looking for any of the following; labelled or embossed bottles (dairy, druggist, soda), named stoneware (crocks, ginger beer, primitives), photographs, postcards, cabinet cards, advertising, illustrated billheads, etc. Four Seasons Bottle Collectors Club, Meetings take place in Toronto on the third Saturday of the month, January-March, May-July, September-November. at Armour Heights Community Centre 2140 Avenue Road (at Wilson Ave.), North York.Our meetings are open to anyone interested in sharing their enthusiasm for bottle collecting. Click on the image to visit the website for further information.