There seems to be a problem serving the request at this time. A number of different types of bottles were manufactured before , including those made for food, drinks, and household items. Most of these antique bottles were made by pouring melted glass into a mold, but a few were made by glassblowers. One of the most common types of glass bottles made for drinks was the Hutchinson bottle, which had a top that would pop off when pushed, making a popping sound and giving the world the term "soda pop. Black glass beer bottles that featured well-known brands and promotional messages, made around , are of particular interest to collectors, as are nearly any green glass porter, ale, or lager beer bottles.
Department of the Interior, administers over million surface acres of America's public lands, located primarily in 11 Western States and Alaska. Part of the mission of the BLM is the management and preservation of the cultural and heritage resources found on America's public lands - prehistoric and historic. What is the age of the bottle? What type of bottle is it? This entire website is essentially a "key" - albeit a complex one - to the dating and typing typology of historic bottles. In addition, this site also assists the user with these questions:. What technology, techniques, or processes were used to manufacture the bottle?