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Embossed bottles like these offer some hope for the existence of additional information on the history of the product.
The Blasi and Holcombe books in particular have excellent overviews on what is known of the product history and supports the date ranges determined above.
However, this determination would be incorrect for this bottle!
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.The user is now directed to move to the last question in the Mouth-Blown bottle section of the Dating page - Question 7 - which deals with air venting marks on the bottle surface.Air venting marks can be a very useful dating tool for bottles manufactured during the late 19th century.This yields a "YES" answer to Question 6 for both bottles and suggests a date of about to as the latest date that these bottles would likely have been manufactured.Under the "YES" answer for Question 6 there is more dating refinement possible based on the type or orientation of mold seams on the base, as follows: This yields a likely date range under this question of between and the mids for non-pontiled bottles like "A".
Go to QUESTION 5 for a possible dating refinement based on the method of finish application, though some of the diagnostic features can be dating pop bottles by the turn-mold production process.