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Discussion in 'Pottery, Glass, and Porcelain' started by Shwikman, Jun 22, 2021.

  1. Shwikman

    Shwikman Well-Known Member

    Don’t know too much about these, looks to be a variety of different types of things…I thought it might be fun to share and learn a bit.
    Thank You!
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  2. Bronwen

    Bronwen Well-Known Member

    Several of them look like eye cups.
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  4. Shwikman

    Shwikman Well-Known Member

    Wow! Great references, Thank You!!

    I initially thought the whiskey bottle was full…turns out it’s just solid glass all the way through…like a small paperweight or something. Odd.
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  5. Shwikman

    Shwikman Well-Known Member

    You’re right! I had no idea what those were…Thank You!!
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  6. Tanya

    Tanya Well-Known Member

    Nice collection!

    Those little fish bottles tend to be vintage vs antique. I’m not saying which yours is, just sharing what I learned when I looked into them.

    There is something a little whimsical about them that I absolutely love and I have a few :)
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  7. moreotherstuff

    moreotherstuff Izorizent

    Old bottles are heavily reproduced. There are American makers like Wheaton and Clevenger (and others whose names I can't recall) but, as with so many other things, a lot of stuff comes out of China and Taiwan and other countries as well.
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  8. Ownedbybear

    Ownedbybear Well-Known Member

    Known as eye baths here.
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  9. PortableTreasures

    PortableTreasures Active Member

    I think your "Elixir"bottle might be vintage and not antique--I bought one exactly like it in the late 1970s at a bottle museum in Australia....
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  11. Lark

    Lark Well-Known Member

    the Wheaton bottles if old say wheaton on the bottom if not they usually say Taiwan. I use to sell my Wheaton bottles for $6 apiece now you are lucky to get $2 and only if it is really cute.
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  12. David Kiehl

    David Kiehl Active Member

    I would need to see how far up on the bottle's neck the mold line goes. Here is a link to help or you can just take a picture of the mold lines & bottom of the bottles & I could judge their ages better
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  13. Firemandk

    Firemandk Well-Known Member

    Owl drug became Rexall.... used to have a bunch of those in various sizes... I have the dark blue eye cup and a milk glass version, pretty sure mine are old but they may have reproduced them. I keep mine around as I have actually used them when getting something in my eye : safety glasses don't always work so well . They make neat displays for old glass eyes , should you happen to find a couple...lol. ( and I wonder where my 5 year old get's his Charles Addams sense of humor.....)
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