Dating ginger bottles
This dating engine will estimate the age of your pottery bottle based on its various attributes.
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We now have refined the bottle age range a bit more - between about 19.
have the distinctive "Diamond O-I" marking just under the "7".
covers Applied Color Labels (ACL) which this bottle does have.
-It is made of thick, heavy glass for its size, weighing almost 1 lb.
-There are molded (embossed) "swirls" on the shoulder and upper body of the bottle.
(Note: The "I" can appear as a dot in the middle of this mark like with this bottle, though on most it is a more or less distinctive "I".)Reading down through the narrative in Question #11, we find out that the number just to the right of the Diamond-O-I mark is the last two digits of the year the bottle was manufactured, which on this bottle is a "46".
So at this point we know that this bottle was made in 1946.