Dating an antique bottle
A device applied in the bottling line to seal the mouth of a bottle is termed an external bottle cap, closure, or internal stopper.A bottle can also be sealed by a conductive "innerseal" by using induction sealing.Key sections include dating, typing/typology, glassmaking, colors, finishes, bodies and seams, bases, fragment identification and a glossary. By 1918, Vernor's had adopted the motto, "Detroit's Drink", which was embossed on the bottle's shoulder along with Vernor's Ginger Ale and also used paper labels.Para ajudar a personalizar conteúdos, adaptar e avaliar anúncios e disponibilizar uma experiência mais segura, usamos cookies.Ao clicares ou ao navegares no site, aceitas a nossa recolha de informações dentro e fora do Facebook através de cookies.The Codd-neck bottle was designed and manufactured to enclose a marble and a rubber washer/gasket in the neck.The bottles were filled upside down, and pressure of the gas in the bottle forced the marble against the washer, sealing in the carbonation.
These bottles all have Vernor's Ginger Ale and his VGA logo on the bottom, because they were stacked in the cases upside down to keep the corks wet and not lose the carbonation. It is thought that most wine consumed outside of wine-producing regions had been tampered with in some way.Also, not all merchants were careful to avoid oxidation or contamination while bottling, leading to large bottle variation.The site features images of vintage bottles as well as specific info and timelines to assist in dating and verifying authenticity.Content is mostly user-submitted, so if you have bottles that you don’t see here please click the submit link and contribute your photos!