Beer Bottle

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Object Name: 
Beer Bottle
Accession Number: 
52.4.281
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 24.4 cm, Diam: 7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1880-1898
Primary Description: 
Beer Bottle. Aquamarine non-lead glass; mold-blown. Cylindrical shape with rounded shoulders, short neck, tooled rounded collar, two mold seams, inscription on obverse: "SEITZ BROS./EASTON, PA", on reverse a large "S" above "THIS BOTTLE/MUST BE RETURNED"; plain base; wire bail holds cork in place; this is "lightning stopper".
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Inscription: 
S; THIS BOTTLE/MUST BE RETURNED
inscription
Pressed body, reverse
SEITZ BROS./EASTON, PA
inscription
Pressed body, obverse