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    • Glass milk bottle

    • Glass milk bottle

    • Bottles; Glassware

    • The amber glass Gail Borden half gallon milk bottle was patented in 1857. The bottle's design features the profile of Gail Borden within a white circle. He invented a process for condensing milk that preserved it without refrigeration.
    • Glass nursing bottle

    • Glass nursing bottle

    • Bottles; Glassware

    • Oval clear glass bottle is embossed with the name "Universal Feeder." The bottle is designed to lie flat on its side, and the neck extends at an angle.
    • Glass decanter

    • Glass decanter

    • Bottles; Glassware; Measuring

    • On one side of this amethyst glass decanter are incremental measurement markings for 10, 20, and 40 cc (cubic centimeters). The bottle has a matching round glass stopper.
    • Canning jar

    • Canning jar

    • Containers; Glassware

    • The Presto clear glass, wide mouth canning jar and lid were manufactured by Owens-Illinois Glass Company. The patent number is included on the lid: Pat. Re. 17562.
    • Canning jar

    • Canning jar

    • Containers; Glassware

    • This Globe amber glass canning jar, including a lid and wire bail, was patented May 25, 1886. The bottom of the jar is numbered "50."
    • Glass insulator

    • Glass insulator

    • Electrical apparatus

    • Used to mount and separate electrical power and signalling lines on poles, this clear glass insulator is made up of several parts that give it a distinctive shape: the rounded dome and crown, a wire ridge and groove, skirt, and base.
    • Glass insulator

    • Glass insulator

    • Electrical apparatus

    • This clear glass insulator has a top groove and was used to mount and separate electrical power and signalling lines on poles. It has a round base and is embossed with "U.S.A. 4-56 & Kimble - 830 Tempered."
    • Eyeglasses

    • Eyeglasses

    • Eyeglasses

    • These rimless glasses have a gold wire nose piece with spring hinges. The hard hinged case is lined with red felt and includes a faded pink glass cleaning cloth with commercial information from Southern Optical Company, Shreveport, Louisiana.
    • Eyeglasses

    • Eyeglasses

    • Eyeglasses; Leather goods

    • Oval glass lenses are joined by a thin piece of brass with a brass nose piece covered in leather padding. The lenses are inserted into narrow frames and held in place by screws and solder. The glasses are accompanied by a fitted leather case.
    • Child's glass cup

    • Child's glass cup

    • Glassware; Drinking vessels

    • The amethyst glass child's cup with a pedestal base has a molded handle. The pressed design includes diagonal bands with flowers and striped markings, and the top of the cup is embossed with a pointed border.
    • Shot glass

    • Shot glass

    • Glassware; Drinking vessels

    • This heavy, clear shot glass has a worn gold rim at the top. The outside of the glass has a beveled pattern that is repeated on the upper interior as well. The small glass is designed to measure liquor.
    • Glass fire extinguisher

    • Glass fire extinguisher

    • Glassware; Fire extinguishers

    • This light blue glass fire extinguisher held water and fire retardant chemicals that could be released when the container was thrown at the base of a fire to shatter, and extinguish flames. One end of this oval container has been resealed.
    • Kerosene lamp

    • Kerosene lamp

    • Lamps; Glassware

    • Both the base and chimney or shade of this kerosene lamp are clear glass. The base portion, used to contain kerosene or oil includes a cotton wick, and is decorated with an embossed vine design. Kerosene lamps were widely used until the invention...
    • Railroad lantern

    • Railroad lantern

    • Lanterns; Lighting

    • The railroad lantern has a metal cage with a translucent glass globe inscribed "R. Parmelee, Nacogdoches, Texas." This type of lantern was used to relay signals and to inspect trains at night.
    • Leather medicine case

    • Leather medicine case

    • Medical equipment & supplies; Bags; Glassware; Containers; Leather goods

    • This worn black leather medicine bag has a thick leather handle attached with "D" rings. It has a metal latch to lock the case. One side of the case overlaps the other when the bag is closed. One side of the interior contains 11 tall glass test...
    • Medicine case label

    • Medicine case label

    • Medicine; Labels

    • Instructions printed on a paper label for a package of Ramon's Laxative cold tablets are included inside a worn brown leather medicine bag. The text of the label reads: "1 ingredient reduces fever, another stops aches and pains and then having...

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