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'Torpedo' Glass Bottle; Mid 19th Century/19th Century; 1964/19/1

'Torpedo' Glass Bottle; Mid 19th Century/19th Century; 1964/19/1
Name/Title
'Torpedo' Glass Bottle
About this object
Soda glass drink bottle. Hamilton patent 'torpedo' bottle.
Lay down cordial bottle, type used in canteens in the Maori Wars.
Material: glass.
Decoration: none, green tinge.
Form: oval bottle, elongated neck, heavy rim, two seams. Heavy glass, copper wire looped round neck, small flattened area on body, applied lip, wrench or twist marks on neck.
Found buried in the ground.

Date Made
Mid 19th Century/19th Century
Medium and Materials
Glass bottle
Measurements
Length: 235mm
Dia.70mm
Mouth: 30mm

Subject and Association Keywords
Personal Artifacts
Subject and Association Description
Glass "lay down" bottle
Cordial
Soda

Collection
Waikato Historical Society Collection
Credit Line
Waikato Historical Society Collection
Courtesy Waikato Museum
Te Whare Taonga o Waikato,
Hamilton, New Zealand

Object Type
Bottle
Object number
1964/19/1

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