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Sandwich Black Oval Hobnail Cologne

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Sandwich Black Oval Hobnail Cologne

Type: 
Cologne bottle
Material(s): 
Shiny black glass in the oval hobnail pattern with a gilded star in each hobnail
Designer/Maker: 
Boston & Sandwich Glass Co.
Markings: 
None
Origin: 
Sandwich, Massachusetts
Date or Era: 
1845 to 1870
Dimensions: 
5-1/2 inches high
Additional Information: 
The company's oval hobnail pattern is unique because the hobnails are oval, not round. See "The Glass Industry in Sandwich," Raymond E. Barlow and Joan E. Kaiser, Schiffer Publishing, West Chester, PA (1987), Volume 3, pages 120-121. For more information on "American Scent Bottles," view the presentation on this website under the Resources tab.

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