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Antique Bottle Tops



Part of identifying a bottle is describing what type of top it has. Here are examples of some of the many different tops found on antique bottles.

Any help from the experts out there in improving this new page would be appreciated.

Any interested in helping start a web page on the different types of bottle closures?

Crown top
Crown Top on
Amber Straight-Sided Coke
Blob top
Blob Top on
SEITZ Soda
Hutch blob top
Blob Top on
BIEDENHARN (Coke) Hutch
Rolled Lip
Rolled Lip on
Pontilled Cone Ink
Sheared Lip
Sheared Lip on
Cobalt DERBY Triangular Ink
Ground Lip
Ground Lip on
Turtle Bird Ink
Smooth Lip
Smooth Lip on
Labeled Radams Cure
Double Screw Top
Double Screw Top on
UNDERWOODS INK

Single Collar on
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Double Collar on
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Sloping Collar on
FIELDS Charleston Soda

Flared Lip on
pontiled THOMPSON'S EYE WATER

Pour Lip on
UNDERWOOD'S INK

Pinched Pour Lip on
CARTER'S Master Ink

For more help, see:

  1. Bottle Basics by Digger Odell


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