1970's glass wine thing

Discussion in 'Pottery, Glass, and Porcelain' started by billyd3us, Jul 19, 2017.

  1. billyd3us

    billyd3us Thanks All my Friends

    I found the name but only wine bottles I found, what the ???? is this ?


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  2. desperate_fun

    desperate_fun Irregular Member

    When I first saw it I thought of a Hydrometer (I'm probably waaaaaay off)
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  3. Mansons2005

    Mansons2005 Nasty by Nature, Curmudgeon by Choice

    If it is open at the narrow end, I think for drawing samples out of barrels...................if not, I got nada.................
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  4. billyd3us

    billyd3us Thanks All my Friends

    Hydrometer, that's what I thought too when I first seen it, then I noticed the cork.
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  5. evelyb30

    evelyb30 Well-Known Member

    It's Hungarian for absolutely certain; the writing is all in that language. I think it's for tasting wine straight from the barrels as Mansons mentioned.
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  6. billyd3us

    billyd3us Thanks All my Friends

    Good answer, I'll check that out. Thank You
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  7. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    I think you're right. From lake Balaton, a beautiful wine growing region in western Hungary. The firm (export?) seems to be based in Budapest.
    I may have sampled wine from this while staying in the region. I remember a strange wine tasting night in the 80s, when a Hungarian tried to get me to smuggle him across the border. I didn't fancy spending the rest of my life in a Hungarian jail, besides, he had been an extreme pain in the neck before, so I refused.
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