Glass R. White bottle

Object number

LDVAL 2013.1.5


Small pale aqua glass R. White bottle. Donated following the 'Message in a bottle' exhibition at Valence House Museum, 22 June - 27 July 2013. The exhibitor / donor spent 30 years digging and purchasing collectable bottles.

Physical description

Small pale aqua glass bottle. Heavily embossed on both sides with molded writing. Has seams down either side and a deep lip that would once have incorporated a screw-in stopper.




Crafts and hobbies


Whole height: 170mm
Diameter - top: 32mm
Diameter - base: 50mm

Collection type

Social history, Industry


Makers Mark Molded On front body: R. W & S. Ld / WHITE
Makers Mark Molded On back body: R. W & S. Ld / 1D / 4- / DEPOSIT / CHARGED ON / THIS BOTTLE
Makers Mark Molded On base: R. WHITE / REGd
Makers Mark Molded On foot: RILEY'S PATENT
Makers Mark Molded On base: WHITE / WHITE

Alternative reference

Entry number E1810 (2013-07-29)

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