Trpq 1938 Southard Toledo Ohio Dairy Oh. Milk Bottle Salesman Sample 2color For Sale
Up for offers is a RARE!, Near Mint!, 1938, tall, round quart Thatcher SALESMEN SAMPLE milk bottle, 2 color blue & orange pyroglazeSOUTHARD'S (picture of sunrise) SUNRISE DAIRYon front and embossed SOUTHARD'S SUNRISE DAIRY TOLEDO, OHIOin a slugplate on back ...itcomes with the original 2-tone, cream colored interior paint (done by the milk bottle manufacturer) which shows the razor-sharp creamline when held to the light, this is how you can tell a real, vintage display bottle from a fake!... these bottles were used primarily by the various glass company salesmen between 1934 and 1939 to promote their sale to dairy owners and nothing drove that point home better than to show the dairy owner what his own dairy name & bottles would look likewith the new colorful labeling!...In 1933-34, the glass companies had different names for the color labeling process,the Lamb Glass Co. of Mt. Vernon Ohiocalled it Lustro-Color -Owens-Illinois Glass Co.of Streator ILL. called it A.C.L. (Applied Color Labeling) andthe Thatcher Manufacturing Co. of Elmira, N.Y.called it Pyroglaze which is the name most milk bottle collectors refer to today!... the beauty of these bottleshas shown they practically sold themselves by the end of the 1930's... the process lasted until the use of milk bottles ended in the late 1960's-early 1970's... this "display" bottle is unique in that it is a crossover & has the dairy name BOTH embossed & pyroglazed on the bottle!!.... no chips, scratching, staining or cracks, the interior paint has a little flaking in the base... Nice!... the lip takes a 56mm milkcap cap... A nice addition to any antique vintage old advertising glass or trpq farm barn cow creamery collection. Winning buyer pays $10.00 shipping & handling. Will combine shipping on multiple purchases. Thank you and good luck offerding. CHECK OUT MY OTHER BOTTLES AT sale!