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Object ID 004113

Object Name Obear-Nestor Amber Glass Bottle

Object Desc 500 ml amber glass medicine bottle with stout neck.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY004099

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 9, Shelf 22

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords medicine,bottles,Obear-Nestor Glass Company,

Title Obear-Nestor Amber Glass Bottle

Description 500 ml amber glass medicine bottle with measurements embrossed on the side. The bottle has a stout neck and a cork top (no cork). On the bottom There is an "N" in a square embrossed next to the number 8.


Approx Collection Date

Height 7.75

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 2.75

Circumference 9.5

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Obear-Nestor Glass Company

Maker Details Began in 1894 East St. Louis, Illinois. The N in a square trademark was used from approximately 1915 to the glass plant closing in 1978. It is often seen on amber bottles of many types, including chemical, oil, medicine, general household, food, and beverage bottles.

Maker Mark N in a square


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Image Caption CMY4099



Date APR 6,2016

Summary Good Condition

Assessor Nicole Burdick

Notes Bottle has VERY light scratching but otherwise is clean and in excellent condition.