'Torpedo' Glass Bottle; Mid 19th Century/19th Century; 1964/19/1
'Torpedo' Glass BottleAbout this object
Soda glass drink bottle. Hamilton patent 'torpedo' bottle.
Lay down cordial bottle, type used in canteens in the Maori Wars.
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.
Mid 19th Century/19th CenturyPlace Made
Glass "lay down" bottle
Waikato Historical Society CollectionCredit Line
Waikato Historical Society Collection
Courtesy Waikato Museum
Te Whare Taonga o Waikato,
Hamilton, New Zealand
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