Interesting Round Bottom Bottles

cambria09

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Hello Bottle Folks. How old are these bottles? Are they worth anything? I seen on-line info suggesting they are soda bottles?

Found 'em at a small town empty lot near the center of town. The mold parting line stops short of the cork end so I think that means they have some age on 'em.

Thanks for the view and any info. C9
 

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jgas

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1890s round bottom torpedo bottle. No embossing. Keep searching. Jgas.
 

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Congrats on your find !! but I'm in total agreement with gas , on age , and with no embossing we call them fleamarket bots
 

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Found a couple here in the keys. When I read about them I found out ships used to use them as ballast. They would load them in the bottom of the ship for ballast and fill them with water. When they got to there destination they would dump the water and then fill them with product, wich would be soda /carbonated mineral water. So people in the islands call them ballast bottles. They pop up when you search "ballast bottles"
 

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Soda or mineral water bottles, 1900 + or - 10 years, no real value without embossing or labels. Not true "torpedo" bottles, those come to more of a point at the base, if they had original labels they could have some very good value to the right collectors...
 

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I use to have a lot of them. A dealer gave me $5 for the one with embossing. I tossed the ones with crown tops. Down to six or so blob tops. Don't know what to do with them.
 

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I live in south florida and i've always wanted to find one find alot of old coke and soda bottles but no bottles like that been keeping my eye out mine are mostly water finds congrats on those good finds
 

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Cool bottles. Haven't seen any like that before.:icon_thumright:
 

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Really cool Ive never seen one like that either guess you cant set it down lol
 

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