A. CRAVEN SODA WATER TORPEDO BOTTLE

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Item Code: 1054-2429

Aqua glass bottle shows an applied blob top. Embossing reads, "A. CRAVEN LIMITED / MYTTON ST HULME / REGISTERED TRADEMARK". Embossed image inside of wording is of a traveling man, the symbol used by the Austin Craven company of Manchester, England.

Measures 7.5" long.  No chips or cracks.

Torpedo bottles, also known as Hamilton bottles, were used for aerated or carbonated water. They were deliberately designed so that they could not be stored upright. Torpedo bottles were in common use from the 1840's to 1870's.  [sl]

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