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Cool Antique Olive Green Blown in Mold BIM Bottle Vase

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This is an olive green BIM (hand blown in to a mold) bottle. No identifiable mold seams other than lip attachment. Great long air bubbles noted in glass, and other variations that show it was blown into a mold. Absolutely no chips or cracks noted. No makers marks other than a "bullseye" type pattern on the bottom of the bottle. From New England (I know this because I brought it with me from there.) Measures approx. 9.25" tall and 2.5" base diameter. Great display piece for cottage, restaurant, bar, or home.

(From what I learned, bottles hand blown into a mold are called Blown-in-Mold (BIM). The earliest of these was the dip mold which was used to create a bottles body and left almost no identifiable mold seam markings on the bottle. Wood molds were used before cast iron molds were developed in the mid 1800's. The wood was kept moistened in an effort to prevent the hot molten glass from charring the wood but still typically only lasted for 1000 casting. Some bottles made in wood molds will actually show the wood whittle marks.)


DOING GOOD: 10% of the purchase price will be donated to a Nashville area non-profit that moves homeless Veterans and their families into permanant housing and assists them in becoming productive members of society. www.wearebuildinglives.org

MULTIPLE ITEMS SHIPPING: I WILL adjust the shipping/handling for purchases of more than one item! You may convo me first, or purchase the items and I will issue a refund for the difference!

SHIPPING in USA: When listing items, I estimate shipping. If I charge $5* or more than the actual shipping cost I will send you a refund after the item ships. (The difference of $5 or less covers the gas/packaging etc. incurred beyond the actual postage. I usually underestimate.) It is difficult to always assess actual cost on items. I do the best I can and will be happy to work with you if you are interested in multiple items! Items will be packed carefully with tracking and depending on value, insurance. NOTE: Shipping quoted is for the lower 48 states. For Hawaii or Alaska please message me for a shipping price quote.
This is an olive green BIM (hand blown in to a mold) bottle. No identifiable mold seams other than lip attachment. Great long air bubbles noted in glass, and other variations that show it was blown into a mold. Absolutely no chips or cracks noted. No makers marks other than a "bullseye" type pattern on the bottom of the bottle. From New England (I know this because I brought it with me from there.) Measures approx. 9.25" tall and 2.5" base diameter. Great display piece for cottage, restaurant, bar, or home.

(From what I learned, bottles hand blown into a mold are called Blown-in-Mold (BIM). The earliest of these was the dip mold which was used to create a bottles body and left almost no identifiable mold seam markings on the bottle. Wood molds were used before cast iron molds were developed in the mid 1800's. The wood was kept moistened in an effort to prevent the hot molten glass from charring the wood but still typically only lasted for 1000 casting. Some bottles made in wood molds will actually show the wood whittle marks.)


DOING GOOD: 10% of the purchase price will be donated to a Nashville area non-profit that moves homeless Veterans and their families into permanant housing and assists them in becoming productive members of society. www.wearebuildinglives.org

MULTIPLE ITEMS SHIPPING: I WILL adjust the shipping/handling for purchases of more than one item! You may convo me first, or purchase the items and I will issue a refund for the difference!

SHIPPING in USA: When listing items, I estimate shipping. If I charge $5* or more than the actual shipping cost I will send you a refund after the item ships. (The difference of $5 or less covers the gas/packaging etc. incurred beyond the actual postage. I usually underestimate.) It is difficult to always assess actual cost on items. I do the best I can and will be happy to work with you if you are interested in multiple items! Items will be packed carefully with tracking and depending on value, insurance. NOTE: Shipping quoted is for the lower 48 states. For Hawaii or Alaska please message me for a shipping price quote.

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Cool Antique Olive Green Blown in Mold BIM Bottle Vase

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