ANTIQUE VINTAGE "GARRETT'S WINE GALLON GLASS BOTTLE-OLD

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  • Item Category: Glass
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 01,2007
  • Channel: Online Auction

BEAUTIFUL AND EMBOSSED GLASS JUG! "GARRETT'S WINE" BOTTLE, WITH ORIGINAL DESIGN & PRINT! VERY OLD!!
BEAUTIFUL GALLON WINE JUG WITH 2 GLASS HANDLES & SIGNED ON THE BOTTOM WITH NUMBER & HALLMARK. PATENT FOR DESIGN APPLIED FOR ALSO ON THE BOTTOM OF BOTTLE.
(**See pictures for all angles and detailed close ups)
RARE & HARD TO FIND, PRE 1940's!
---EMBOSSED WITH GRAPE CLUSTERS, LEAVES AND VINES. ON THE FRONT, IT HAS AN EAGLE ATOP A COAT OF ARMS OR SHIELD DESIGN PICTURED AND EMBOSSED, SAYS " GARRETT'S AMERICAN WINES ", ON THE ORNATE SHIELD PATTERN. (a little dust, not scratches appear in close up)
---GARRETT'S FOLDED IN 1940, SO THIS BOTTLE IS MUCH EARLIER THAN THAT.
---FLAT RECTANGLE (no embossing) ON ONE SIDE, PROBABLY W A LABEL WOULD GO.
---EMBOSSED PRINT " CONTENTS ONE GALLON " ON BOTTOM OF ONE SIDE.
---MEASURES ABOUT 12 INCHES TALL. BIG WINE BOTTLE! THICK CLEAR GLASS.
---HARD TO FIND THIS ONE. UNUSUAL BOTTLE SHAPE, WITH THE DESIGN PATENT APPLIED FOR. THE SHAPE OF THE BODY OF THE BOTTLE IS A ROUNDED RECTANGULAR LIKE SHAPED BOTTLE.
--- ON THE BOTTOM OF BOTTLE, "DESIGN PATENT APPLIED FOR." & THE NUMBER "6". ALSO HAS THE GARRETT'S HALLMARK DESIGN IN CENTER.
IT IS TIME TO CLEAN OUT AND PART WITH MANY OF MY COLLECTIONS. I ACQUIRED THIS AT AN ESTATE SALE, IN THE 1980's. NOT SURE OF IT'S ACTUAL AGE--BUT, IS VERY OLD & BEAUTIFUL!
I DO NOT CLAIM TO BE AN EXPERT IN GLASSWARE AT ALL, BUT I DO TRY TO DESCRIBE AS ACCURATELY AS POSSIBLE.
OVERALL IT IS IN VERY GOOD VINTAGE CONDITION. NO CRACKS OR CHIPS. ON THE BOTTOM OF THE BOTTLE, IT HAS A FEW MANUFACTURED FLAWS ON GLASS, MARKS THAT LOOK LIKE SCRATCHES OR GLASS STRANDS WHEN IT WAS MADE. THE VERY BOTTOM OUTER EDGES SHOW SOME MINOR SHELF MARKS. NOTHING ELSE NOTED.
JUST WASH AND ENJOY!
A GREAT COLLECTIBLE FOR THAT AVID GLASS COLLECTOR, OR JUST TO HAVE AND USE OR DISPLAY.
***Insurance is required to protect your investment. It is included in the price of S&H.
***Delivery Confirmation and Tracking is also included in S&H fees.
BE SURE TO LOOK AT MY OTHER ITEMS UP FOR BID, AS I POST ALMOST DAILY & A VARIETY OF ITEMS, BOTH NEW AND OLD. I HAVE ONE OTHER OLD GALLON WINE JUG THAT WILL ALSO BE POSTED TODAY. SHIPPING DISCOUNTS ON MULTIPLE PURCHASES!
PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT ME IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS & PRIOR TO BIDDING.
THANKS FOR LOOKING AND HAPPY BIDDING!!
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HISTORY: Starting from a small North 120 Carolina winery that went back to Sidney Weller in the 1830s, Paul Garrett (1863--1940) eventually became the most successful of eastern winegrowers before Prohibition. His Virginia Dare wine, based on the native Scuppernong grape of the South, became the most popular of American wines.

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