A&H Myers cut glass bottle. Need info.

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A&H Myers cut glass bottle. Need info.

Unread postby SKIRMISHER » Tue Nov 02, 2010 5:58 pm

I have an old A&H Myers bottle I would like to find out more about. It is a free blown hand cut bottle with "A&H Myers Shcuylkill Pure Malt Whiskey" cut into a keystone and "Gold Medal" cut in two words one on each side of the top of the keystone. So far I know it was made for the A&H Myres Distillery and have what historical information is available at this site. I would like to know if it is a special bottle to commemorate the winning of the Gold Medal at the New Orleans Exposition. Is it one of a kind? I will try to post Photos. Well, I can't upload the Photos due to too many pixels so I will describe it. It is cylindrical in shape, 3 1/4" diameter 7" to the neck, 9 1/4" total without stopper. The cut keystone is 2 7/8" high and 3" wide at the widest points. There is a flower and fern design encircling the bottle at the top and 7/8" from the bottom with a 1 1/2" total width each. The ground off pontil mark on the bottom is 1 1/2" in Dia. It has what I believe to be the original stopper. It is a multi-faceted ball on a short six sided stem. The Stopper was blown in a two piece mold then the facets were cut on the ball shaped top. There is a small mark on the top surface of the stopper which may be the pontil mark. Thanks for any info provided. It would be helpful if anyone knows the value also.
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Re: A&H Myers cut glass bottle. Need info.

Unread postby aarondaniels » Wed Jan 05, 2011 12:03 am

that is one nice piece you have there.
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