Seltzer bottle from the Evers-Rehm Co. of 419-421-423 E. 24th St. NEW York. This bottle was made by B.&M. S. Co. - the Bottler's & Manufacturer's Supply Company of Long Island City, New York, which operated from 1897-1920. It has a tooled crown and a tiny one inch wide base, very unstable.
These are all finds from a dig I conducted last evening at my 1924-capped landfill, May 7th 2023:
The large bottles include:
1. Tooled blob C. V. Garrison Flushing L.I. made by the Karl Hutter bottling works in 1908.
2. Tooled blob amber bottle, no markings.
3. Machine-made Artic Fruit Juice...
Went back to the 1910-capped clay pit bottle dump that I have been extensively excavating since January. It is very difficult digging but the trade off is the bottles often come out in great condition. In about two hours of digging I recovered three blob-top beer bottles, one tooled lip med, and...
This is a transitional-top Hutchinson bottle I found made for Broe and Gorman of 404-6 East 60th Street NY. Although it retains the overall shape of a Hutchinson, the bottle sports a longer neck and bigger blob to accommodate a Lightning Stopper in place of a Hutchinson Stopper.
Got out late today just before sunset. Only managed to dig one bottle from the clay, but it was well worth it!
Here is the bottle in situ and immediately after extraction:
The clay preserved it very well for over 100 years. That's the trade off for digging in clay, the bottles are...
Excavated all these bottles on Feb. 16.
1. Dark-green bottle, no markings. (Turn-molded)
2. Piel Bro's - East New York Brewery
3. New York Bottling Company Inc.
4. Leonard Eppig Brewing Co., Brooklyn NY
5. Welz & Zerweck High Ground Brewery, Brooklyn NY
6. Canada Dry (Machine Made)
Found January 26th.
1. Boley Manufacturing Co.
2. The F. & M. Schaefer Brewing Co.
3. Walter Gubner & Sons of 78 & 80 Bank Street NY (soda/water).
4. Unlabeled cork-sealed bottle with black contents possibly ink.
Went on another adventure today. First went snorkeling off an old pier, nothing to be found there but big sea snails unfortunately. Had more luck at another location where the recent rain storms had washed away some of the surface.
Found a nice tooled pumpkin seed flask and a old perfume...