Over 29,950 bottles are now listed with the addition of over
300 new bottles. A new computer was purchased
and the large backlog of nearly 2,100 pictures have been
added! Sorry for the delay to all my
Added 12 new pontiled bottles. An olive amber quart
sized porter marked Dyottville Glass Works on the base from
Philadelphia, PA. A blue pony variation from Lancaster
Glass Works of Lancaster, NY. A blue unembossed quart
flavored beer, which was likely made at the Lancaster Glass
Woks. A slight variant of the J. Lake ten
pin from Schenectady. An oval shaped mineral water
marked Hanbury Smith from New York, NY. A different sized H. Nash & Co.
flavored beer, a new green variant of a C. B. Owen & Co soda
with O & C on the reverse, a David Baker soda, a Geo Toby
soda bottle, and a R. S. C. Stephens & Co., all from Cincinnati, OH, . An aqua pony marked C. G, Marsh
& Co. from Goshen, IN, and a green soda from S. Dunbar of
Taunton, MA. Dunbar is known for his varied ink
Added 3 new Codd Patent bottle; one from Simeon Jones from St.
John, NB, and two variants of the Brinton & Brosius
Added 1 new Beer Closure; Thomas S. Smith's cam
closure patented in 1878.
Added 1 new Bottle Jobber; Zink & Roth of New York
Over 29,650 bottles are now listed with the addition of over
625 new bottles. Cross referenced existing listings,
corrected errors, and filled in missing entries with the
book Bottled In Illinois by Kenneth B. Farnesworth
and John A. Walthall. Added bottles from the Virginia
Peninsula based on the book Old Bottles Of The Virginia
Peninsula by Fred Rawlinson. A new computer is on order
and the large backlog of pictures will be addressed in
Added 14 new pontiled bottles. A pony from A. Oetter
of Paducah, KY, a green pony from E. Spenshield &Co. of
Evansville, Ind., two different pony
bottles marked Fisher & Rogger Belleville, IL.. a
variant of the Hedlund & Co. of Chicago, IL., three more
variants of the W. H. H. pony from Chicago, IL, a
quart porter marked M. Keeley of Chicago, IL, an aqua pony
from J. Johnson & Co of Springfield, IL, a pony marked Korf & Zeisler
from Saint Charles MO, a quart
sized porter from A. Nicholson of Pittsburgh, PA, a blue
porter marked Schoch and Smith from Philadelphia, PA, and a
green porter marked Lewellen & McMullin and Dyottville
New Gravitating Stopper bottles one marked La Habanera and from Havana,
Cuba and a second from Cloonan & Co. of Rondout. NY, and
one marked Barothy & Cook of Chicago, IL.
Added 1 new Bottle Manufacturer; A. Glass Works Co.
Added notes of early glass trials at Alton Illinois to the
Illinois Glass Company notes..
Added link for Purchase of Bottled in Illinois, which
will pop up whenever results are shown for Illinois bottles.
Over 29,025 bottles are now listed with the addition of over
75 new bottles.
Created a new bottle dating tool using a
wizard. This should be easier for novices to use this
tool as it guides them through a series of questions giving
images to help to answer them. Choices are narrowed
down as each answer is given and prioritized with most
likely answers presented first. If a choice is not
available, a link is provided to all possible answers.
After some initial site encryption issues, this is feature
Added 1 new pontiled bottles. A green torpedo marked
W. Thorn from Pittsburgh. PA.
Added 6 new Codd Patent bottles; two
bottles from H. Aber, one American Soda Water Co., a new
variant of the London Mineral Water Co, one from Reina
Mineral Water Co., and a Harrison & Zurif, all from
Added 1 new jobber; Thomas Burdett of Montreal, QC.
Updated the location of Pollack Bros. & Co. of Montreal,
Corrected State Code of Quebec from QU to QC.
Corrected link to HutchBook.com, improved link to
NJBottles.com allowing searching the site automatically by
town or firm name. Activated link to Mr.
the 2014 what's new to an archive page and created clean up
what's new for 2015.