Object ID 004147
Object Name Owens-Illinois Amber Medicine Bottle
Object Desc 4 inch tall light amber colored medicine bottle manufactured by the Owens-Illinois Glass Company. Bottle has a rectangular base with rounded corners. Bottle has short neck with wide bore and screw top.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY004133
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 9, Shelf 22
Object Date 1930's
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Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords Owens-Illinois,bottles,medicine,
Title Owens-Illinois Amber Medicine Bottle
Description 4 inch tall light amber colored medicine bottle manufactured by the Owens-Illinois Glass Company. Bottle has a rectangular base with rounded corners. Bottle has short neck with wide bore and screw top. Bottle has some oxidization throughout with very few minor scratches. Bottom of bottle has bumpy bottom with makers mark embrossed at the center with the number '7' on both the left and rigth side. The number '3.' is embrossed below the makers mark; above the makers mark is "36 SB".
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Place of Origin
Maker Owens-Illinois Glass Company
Maker Details Owens-Illinois Glass Company was the result of the 1929 merger between two glass-making giants of the industry: Owens Bottle Company and Illinois Glass Company.
Maker Mark Diamond and Oval intertwined 'I' in center
Date APR 20,2016
Summary Good Condition
Assessor Nicole Burdick
Notes Glass has very few minor scratches and oxidization.