Dating canada dry bottles
Embossed on bottom: F Werer Co Phila and in the center a quite detailed embossing of a Sphinx. Very good bottle and cap, light wear to label at top right edge.I1202 Sanford's Penit White Ink in original box - clear - ounce diamond pressed glass bottle, white metal lid with black imprint: Sanford's White Ink Shake Well. General consensus amongst the Parker gurus is that these are far more rare than the Parker 61 pens they're designed to be used with!This includes two red boxes of ink powder and the original outer paper packaging.
This small concave sided amber glass bottle would have once been part of a kit inside a Carter's tin. There is liquid inside the bottle, but this stuff was taken off the market many decades ago, I don't think I'd try it. Little ink smudge on label, otherwise very good condition. The small red boxes are in absolutely pristine condition.
Each bottle measures 2 x 2 3/8 inches at widest base points, height is 2 7/8 inches. Yes, one would expect it to be purple and perhaps time has changed the color because this stain is definitely grey-ish black.
Fluid ounces not marked on bottle or label, but these appears to be about 2 ounce sized bottles, your average desk stop ink bottle size. I tried to find some info on Mawson, but came up pretty empty handed other than seeing a listing for the company in 19 at an address on the same street, but about three blocks away.
Bottle measures about 1.75 in side at base and is 2.75 inches tall. I1421 Parker Superchrome Ink Bottle, rectangular clear bottle with ribbing on two sides, black metal screw on cap is printed Parker in silver. I1438 Caws clear glass ink bottle, front is embossed: Caws Ink & Pen Company New York. The outer wrapper has been neatly opened on one end and overall is very good - label clearly readable and no tears in the package.
Black and white label shows the Parker 51 fountain pen. Very interesting item from the early 1900s and in exceptional condition.
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We also have a number of older ink bottles that still contain useable fountain pen inks which many fountain pen aficionados prefer over modern day inks.