These variations in punctuation were common and probably reflected the whim of the mold engraver, thus having little or no importance (i.e. Some numbers served as date codes, or as some other type of internal code used by the factory.for assigning date ranges) especially on marks of pre-1900 bottles. In the great majority of cases, bottles with only numbers on the base are difficult, if not impossible, to attribute to a specific glass maker.She became a naturalized American citizen in 1994 and also received Hungarian citizenship in June 2007.She won nine Grand Slam singles titles, eight of them while representing Yugoslavia, and the final one while representing the United States.I am striving to add more articles on this site relating to glass and glass collecting, both of a general nature, and addressing certain collecting “niches”, as time and energy permits! If it’s a question that is already answered somewhere on this site, then a *keyword search* will have to suffice (look along the top right-hand area of any page for the search box), and I may not reply with an individual answer.I apologize if you write to me via email, or post on one of these pages and do not get a personalized reply!
” and “is this bottle worth the hassle of listing on ebay? Generally speaking, I may not be able to answer questions concerning bottles with only mold or catalog numbers embossed on the base.(Please see my webpage on numbers on the bottom of bottles).THOUSANDS of bottles carry only a number on the base (or heel), and this information (in most cases) does not help ID the source or age………….nearly all glass factories used mold numbers on their containers at one time or another. Guetig, Conrad Selle, Tod Von Mechow, Don Dzuro, Johnnie W. Paquette, Bill Lindsey, Carol Serr, Mark Newton, and Lee Brewer, as well as many others.Walbridge, Cecil Munsey, Roger Peters, Gene Blasi, Adeline Pepper, Arthur G. This site also utilizes, to some degree, my own research and observations over several years of collecting & studying antique bottles, insulators and other glassware. It has been increasingly more difficult to keep up with answering emails and posts concerning glass bottle markings and related information. In about 50 to 60 percent of the cases, after I answer a query by email, I do not receive the slightest reply or acknowledgement, not even a brief “thank you”.
I hope this list will be of assistance to those interested in antique bottles and other glass containers made in the United States and the history behind the factories that manufactured them. (I believe Because of this I am going to have to stop answering all but questions of the very widest interest to the collecting public.
From the standpoint of most collectors of antique bottles, the name and location of the company the bottle was made for, and the name of the product that was originally contained in the bottle (one or both of which may be embossed on the bottle) is often considered to be of more interest or importance than the glass factory where the bottle was actually manufactured.