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Soda & Mineral Water
Traditional oak glass color combined with an extraordinary shaped bottle. Broad shoulders and a distinctive heel design featuring a customized brand mark and embossed writing. The flattened sides of the bottle provide an improved ergonomic grip and a safer pour for the consumer. Very Baroque. There is a great harmony between shoulder and heel with an extra thick base of glass. The design exemplifies the exquisiteness, quality and authenticity of the handcrafted product. Unique product flavors are packed in a clear, tall cylindrical bottle with a generously rounded high shoulder, creating a clean modern bottle profile.
Table of contents. Click here to move directly to the list of machine-made dating questions. Machine-made bottles will exhibit most or all of the diagnostic characteristics explained and illustrated below. It should be noted that features 1, 3, 4, 5, and 6 are primary indicators of machine-made manufacture. Feature 2 mold seam diameter is not as strongly diagnostic as the primary indicators as mouth-blown bottles sometimes can have very fine mold seams.
I am here to clarify a bit of the mystery. Usually, the symbols are a logo for a company, and the numbers a code for where and when the particular glass item was produced. Each glass making company has their own method of labeling their products. With this hub, I am going to focus on the methods used by the Owens-Illinois O-I Company, and show you how to date your glass finds using the symbols and numbers indicative of the O-I company.