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
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 9, Shelf 22
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
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
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
Date APR 6,2016
Summary Good Condition
Assessor Nicole Burdick
Notes Bottle has VERY light scratching but otherwise is clean and in excellent condition.