How much did the other Hutch's sell for? Nice find. But all my waters are embossed while my beers are paper label. Note that I didn't say anything about direction, coming or going, of a motorboat on the surface above. That was deliberate because I understand the physics of sound propagation in water. I've hit
PABST BEER / PABST BREWING COMPANY / PABST MILWAUKEE BEER
As with wine and champagne bottles, beer and ale were bottled in a relatively limited array of bottle shapes. Beer and ale, being carbonated known as "pressure ware" in the bottle making industry , pretty much had to be contained in cylindrical heavy glass bottles since such a shape is inherently stronger than other shapes - all other things being equal, e. Beer bottles were of thick glass also since they had to be able to survive extensive post-bottling handling and use since these bottles were typically re-used many times, as evidenced by extensive base and side wear to many examples. Louis, MO.
One approach to helping beginner identify their old bottles involves show them the bases of old bottles. The picture below at the left shows an iron pontil on the base jof a historical flask circa The middle picture shows an open pontil on the base of a cylindrical medicine bottle. The third picture shows the base of a milk bottle from just after the trun of the century. The disk-like mark is sometimes confused with a pontil.
As Berge noted in referring to bottles, the " This bottle dating "key" is a relatively simple "first cut" on the dating of a bottle. Please be aware that in order to gain the maximum information about any particular bottle e.