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Sometimes it is hard to be sure what the “angel” graphic is supposed to represent. Glass Color? Our drinking glass sets include elegant Manhattan designs for wine, as well as hi … If you charge overnight at home, you can wake up to a full battery every morning. This type of acid etched mark was used during the 1970s on many Navarre pieces, according to "Collectible Glassware from the 40s, 50s, and 60s" by Gene Florence. Glass Sculpture.. A.B.G.C.ST.L……….Adolphus Busch Glass Mnfg. This mark was used by Jefferson Glass Company on utility glass and its "Chippendale" pattern of tableware. If you have info on other places these bottles have been found, please contact me. Can you suggest where I mayblocate more info on these jars? David. Hopefully everything will be OK now. American Can Company – Glass Division (1962-c.1967). May I ask what type/size of container you have seen it on? Pontil marks might look like a chip in the glass, a bumpy lump, or a dimple in the bottom of the glass. ). Dear Sir “Value” is subjective, and definitely in the “eye of the beholder”. Fenton has created some offhand glass pieces which do have a pontil mark. For instance, if it is a C in a circle, that would be Chattanooga Glass Company, if it is an “I in a circle” (or oval), that would be Owens-Illinois Glass Company. Their third bird logo (with a somewhat more “vertically oriented” design) is currently in use, introduced on new molds in 2014. The “wire side” type jar is one of the so-called “lightning closure” type jars. The “scales” symbol was a trademark used by McKesson & Robbins pharmaceutical/chemical firm. If it is an abbreviation for a glass factory, it could stand for one of several companies. David. Business offices in Los Angeles after 1919. When did embossing the bottle bottoms first become common, approximately? The example I found is of the same shape, found along with several “I in a diamond” and “O in a square” marked bottles….. which primarily date from the 1920s. David, mark of a crown with a T in the middle of the crown. If a number of identical molds were produced for making a certain type of bottle, they would often be serially numbered (such as 1 to 12). However, I will pass along one idea: here is a book which I have not read, but have heard it is good with lots of information: “Antique Glass Bottles : Their History and Evolution (1500-1850) – A Comprehensive Illustrated Guide With a Worldwide Bibliography of Glass Bottles” (Hardcover – published 2001), by Willy Van den Bossche. Pictures here: http://feathasthekitten.tumblr.com/post/153885806535/pictures-taken-in-an-attempt-to-identify-when-and, Ravyn, For instance, telephone companies…….. Evidently used by at least three different glass companies including: Atlanta Glass Company, Atlanta, Georgia (1887-c.1892), Annapolis Glass Company, Annapolis, Maryland (1885-c.1887) and Alexandria Glass Company, Alexandria, Virginia (1905-1916). Thanks for posting~ This particular bottle was made by Owens-Illinois in 1984, as indicated by markings along the lower heel of the bottle. I will guess you have already seen this article online, but for others I will post the link here: It is my understanding that the first “generally recognized” embossed glass maker identification marking on the BOTTOM of bottles is “H. And do you know which company manufactured the jar? See, Anchor logo (pictured: stylized angular “AG” letters, forming an anchor)……………..Anchor Glass Container Corporation, Tampa, Florida [head office], plants at Salem, NJ; Connellsville, PA; Winchester, IN; Shakopee, MN; Henryetta, OK; Jacksonville, FL; Elmira, NY; Warner-Robins, GA and Lawrenceburg, IN (1983-to date). Hello JJflynn, for assigning date ranges) especially on marks of pre-1900 bottles. Here is a google keyword search string………. Made in the U.S.A. was added to the Fire-King mark in 1951. His site is a MONUMENTAL “work in progress”, and has a wealth of great information posted!! For a comprehensive list of present day (or very recently used) glass bottle manufacturers’ marks from around the world, you might also wish to check out the following link showing many of the more recent marks (properly called “punt marks” on their website) which are sometimes seen on bottles imported to the United States. Please see page 10 of this pdf file (shown as page 142 on the actual b&w text page): https://sha.org/bottle/pdffiles/KerrGlass.pdf (Usually, such as on typical soda bottles made by David. They did use an “F inside an Oval” logo. Hi! AG (stylized letters joined together as a circle, as shown)……………. 6826 Blue compote designed by Matt Carter, Signed by Richard Blenko in 2000. “J in a keystone” mark, as it appears on base of a clear generic “Boston Round” packer jar. Please see my page on, Anchor within a rectangle   (shown)………Anchor Hocking Glass Corporation, Lancaster, Ohio & other locations. The marked items tend to be footed pieces such as goblets and glasses of varying types. Note: For a brief, basic discussion on the material “glass” (without a lot of scientific jargon), please check out my webpage here: What is glass?? 20th Century Glass deal in a wide range of antique + collectable glassware from all over the world. Note: the picture above left shows the first trademark used by Owens-Illinois Glass Company  from 1929 into the mid- and late 1950s. The AGCC Connellsville, PA location closed Nov. 5th 2004, Hi Tanara, Most items marked with this trademark have (or had) a foil label affixed, as opposed to permanent raised lettering (embossing) in the glass. ~David. See next entry. I’ve not seen it before. Probably fairly modern, but I would like to know who made this glass salt. Sometimes, perhaps when they were in a big hurry or under time constraints, they forgot this). Best regards, Please see my webpage on that company. The Learn how your comment data is processed. David. ~David. A B & Co (as seen on the base of blackglass ale or wine bottles)……….. I can make out 1/2 oz., the number to the left looks like 47 and the one to the right is 61. Wasp mark on base of Booth Bros , Philadelphia, hutch soda (photo courtesy Raymond Buch). Three sides of the bottle are embossed with a diamond print. Please help me identify this bottle. Thank you so much for your time!! Guernsey also used a capital B mark in addition to this one. I’ve searched all over the internet and can’t seem to identify this maker. From your description I think the mark on the bottom is probably a “Keystone” logo, used by the Knox Glass Company group of factories. Thank you for writing! This site primarily lists marks seen on bottles made in the United States, although I do have a number of marks listed from other countries as well. Hi Kim, Seen on small cobalt medicinal bottles, dating perhaps from about 1895-1930. They made a lot of bottles in shades of blue, green and teal as well as clear and other colors. Here, as embossed on the base of a small cobalt blue Bromo-Seltzer bottle. 1959-1962). Triangle has number “500” embossed within, on the example reported, but perhaps a different number appears on other containers? mark. B (with 2 serifs)……often the Chas. If you wish, you can email me a photo of the bottle to my email address, which is listed on the lower right hand corner of any page on this site. (1937-to date). . This measures about 6 and 1/2 inches in diameter. The Belleville factory was purchased by Adolphus Busch Glass Manufacturing Co. in 1886, and, BI (or “I B”, a stylized logo/monogram consisting of “B” with lower-case dotted letter “I” incorporated within the letter “B”)………Ball-InCon Glass Packaging Corporation (mark used 1987-1994). 1904) used until 1922: Capstan Glass Trademark 1919-1941: China Modern Mark Company Unknown David. Besides, Fenton was basically an art glass company and did not make 5-gallon water bottles. They evidently had Owens-Illinois make large quantities of bottles and jars for them, with the scales image on the base. I understand Kerr brand disappeared in 1996. These include a 2 quart with just the word GEM on front and MADE IN CANADA RECYCLABLE with a C in a triangle with rounded corners, JEWEL JAR MADE IN CANADA on front inverted triangle with C inside and 1 on bottom, Canadian, in cursive, JEWEL on front with regular triangle with C in centre and TRADEMARK REC’D with 8 beneath it on bottom. I have edited my Anchor Hocking Glass Corporation page slightly (concerning the six Anchor Glass Container Corporation plants being sold to KPS). Kelly, the email address you supplied was incorrect, as I tried to write you directly and got a “mailer daemon”. They were later forced to change the mark which makes the later reissues less of a problem for collectors to identify. This particular bottle was made at plant number “7” (Alton, Illinois). Seen on heel of New York City-area blob beer bottles. S. & CO.” marks. It has been increasingly more difficult to keep up with answering emails and posts concerning glass bottle markings and related information. This is the distinctive "H" within a diamond raised mark used on some pieces made by Heisey Glass Company. Mark is pictured in, A B (letters are not connected)………………uncertain, either American Bottle Company, AB (letters connected, shown) ………………….. I found an aqua bottle base (probably export beer, based on size and similar bottles in the area) with this mark and can’t find anything else even close to this. Much of the basic information here on  the alphabetical “Marks” pages comes from research by Julian H. Toulouse published in his classic, indispensable and ground-breaking reference work Bottle Makers and their Marks (1971). Hi Dawn, This is a generic prescription bottle. On some glass items the mark is rather indistinct. For more information, see, Brookfield (On milk bottles)………………… See this page on the. I hope this helps! Thanks for your time. marks on antique bottles & fruit jars, Milk Glass~ Vintage Cold Cream, Salve & Ointment Containers, “N in a square” mark – Obear-Nester Glass Company, New Albany Glass Works, New Albany, Indiana (1867-1872), Newark Star Glass Works, Newark, Ohio (1873-1904), Owens Bottle Company (O in a square mark), Reed & Company, Massillon, Ohio (1881-1904), Rawleigh’s — W. T. Rawleigh’s / Freeport, Illinois, “Robin in Tree” children’s mug – Bryce Brothers & Mosser Glass Company, S G mark on glass containers – Saint-Gobain / Verallia, Southern Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky (1877-c.1885), Surname-oriented Antique Bottle Collecting, Wax Sealer Fruit Jars – List of Primary Markings, Whittemore Boston U.S.A. / Antique Shoe Polish Bottles, WEB LINKS to some other sites / other interests (Not glass-related). Ardagh Group (see U symbol, shown on page 5). Best regards, Hi-Your site is amazing and extensive, however, I am not able to find a mark on an antique glass I have. mark used by Louis Comfort Tiffany on a variety of Favrile glass pieces. It is marked w/ 31v. Types of Colorful Glass Used in Vintage Kitchenware, Carnival Glass Identification and Value Guide, How to Identify Pottery and Porcelain Marks, Overview of the Quezal Art Glass and Decorating Company. On the bottom it has a C NOT TO BE REFILLED 67 in a semi circle. Wow! The mark (shown in pic) is hard to classify, so I’ve pictured it on this page. “B in a diamond” mark on inside of Star & Dewdrop master salt dish in vaseline glass, made in 1994. See. 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! The ® on modern pieces (shown in the illustration at bottom, right) is an international mark which shows that the name 'Lalique' has been registered as a trademark. McKearin (1941:611) indicates this company changed its name to “Phillips & Company” in 1874, and was still operating in 1886. Do you know why? David. See above entry, and, A C B Co (letters arranged in a circular formation on base of early handblown light green or aqua Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce bottles)…………… Aire & Calder Bottle Company, Castleford, Yorkshire, England (c.1830s? Hi Myles, Thank you for the photo. Please see my page on the. Irving Amen (1918–2011}, stained glass; Gary Beecham (b. Hi Barbara, I have done internet searches; no results. Reportedly, the molds used were eventually sold to several other glass companies, including Mosser and Wilkerson. I believe most of those date from around 1895 to 1912. KY.G.W. Brody Co.” and “Hoosier Glass”. Sapphire Blue “Eastlake” Children’s Mug, made by Atterbury & Company of Pittsburgh in the 1880s. You can find a list of permit numbers used by various glass companies by typing in “Liquor Bottle Permit Numbers” into the google search engine. I don’t think Federal is the maker of the 5-gallon water bottle either. Modern Glass Services – Auto, Commercial, and Residential Glass Services. In this case the mark is probably that of the food product maker or distributor, and not that of the glass maker. jars and bottles for pre-packaged products sold at retail, as opposed to fruit jars made by Kerr for home canning. And a 43 at the end. Abstract art, modern art, and an interest in optical properties of glass itself and the designs that can be made with it, were also strong influences. Outside the diamond are 4 lines. Thanks Maurice for this information! Same with many other businesses. “A G C inside map of Arkansas” mark – as it appears on the base of a clear glass half-gallon packer jar. From information published in the following detailed article on Kerr by Bill Lockhart (URL following), the SELF SEALING jars were made over a very long period of time, with several base embossing variations. Best regards, David. marking seen on white milkglass inserts (discs or lids) used with zinc lids on “Mason” type fruit jars. These jars evidently date from the 1880s or 1890s. I’ve seen whiskey glasses bearing this logo. Although some of these marks are listed on my site, some of them are not. The same general thing seems to have happened in many types of businesses over the last many decades. Most containers you might find on supermarket store shelves currently (that were made here in the US) would be those made by Owens-Illinois (O-I), Anchor Glass Packaging, and Ardagh Group. Pamela, Pamela, you may get a range of answers to that question, but I consider them to have about the same value as they did when clear. Whether you prefer modern designs or antique collections, these glass maker marks are perfect for all types of choices and ages. A look through early city directories might identify the company in question. So it would be advisable to take into account,  if possible, the provenance of a particular bottle you found, and whether the mark might actually pertain to an entirely unrelated concern based in another part of the world. Any thoughts? I am struggling to date older canning jars. Mark seen on the base of Baltimore-area aqua blob beer bottles from the c. 1880-1895 period. Reported on the base of an aqua strapside flask, possibly 1865-1890 era. OK, now I know what you mean. 2) In reference to Agnew & Company, there was a series of glass companies in the Pittsburgh area in which the Agnew family was involved, beginning as early as 1842 with Chambers & Agnew. This medium-sized glass shade floor lamp is fitted with three arms and features lightly tinted glass.bowls. Perhaps someone will land on this page and pass along some good info for us! See next several entries. One side is just plain glass. Later, approximately 1854, the firm became John Agnew & Company (1854-1870); then, John Agnew & Son (1871-1876) and later simply Agnew & Company (1876-1892+). Although the marks listed in his book were in use around the time the book was printed, it can still be very useful for finding worldwide marks, as some have not changed for decades. We currently have over 20,000 Superchargers worldwide, with six new locations opening every week. The mold engraver engraved the number correctly into the inside of the iron mold, so it appears backwards on the finished product. 7. It has rings I guess you could call them around the entire thing besides a circle near the top(maybe where a label goes). Stretch glass is not considered art glass. It is no longer owned by Ardagh. Dalton, check out my entry for “J in a keystone”. With Made in Design, we choose more than ever originality with a very complete range of modern glassware and wine glasses to use daily or for special occasions. I am not positive this mark has actually been used on containers. Some numbers served as date codes, or as some other type of internal code used by the factory. Hello – I recently picked up a blue Ball mason jar at a barn sale, and at the neck, it says “wire side” and beside that is a backwards number 4. I have a whiskey bottle shaped just like a light bulb. ), Ball……………………Ball Brothers Glass  Manufacturing Company/Ball Brothers Company (Ball Corporation after 1969), Muncie, Indiana and other locations (1888-1998) . Modulhaus Modern 4.0. Along the bottom is Made In USA. Anyway, they are clear and cobalt blue with a gold trim. Bagley & Company Limited was incorporated as such in 1898 so the marks that include the “LD” or “LTD” presumably date after that year. [Readers, after doing more research we found that this mark is supposed to be a castle, and it was used by Gibraltar Crystal, of Gibraltar (1995-2019) ] . thanks, ron, Hi Ronald, The second number is “51” which is a year date code for 1951, the year the bottle was manufactured. Unknown maker. Backwards embossing is seen rather often, especially on older glass insulators and bottles. The Akro Agate logo is actually a crow flying through the letter "A" holding marbles in its beak and claws. 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