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Vintage Beer Bottles For Sale

Bottles include: embossed, blob top, squat, porters, stoneware, and labeled - plus a beauty from Canada.

 

CALIFORNIA


Fredericksburg Lager Beer clear half-pintFredericksburg Bottling Co. porcelain stopper"Fredericksburg / Bottling Company / Lager Beer / S.F." with the Lang Bros. logo of a FBC monogram on a shield, embossed on a 7¾" tall (to the lip) half-pint, blob-top bottle, with picture porcelain stopper (same as image at right) - c.1900. Excellent to near mint condition. $125

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John Wieland half-pint Export beerJohn Wielands Export Beer bottle from S.F."John Wielands / Export Beer / S.F." vertically embossed on a 7½" tall, deep amber, half-pint bottle, with an early Baltimore loop finish. Rich color and lots of whittle to the glass. Beautiful condition with only some light scratches. $135

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National Bottling Co. amber pint, SF"National Bottling Co." - above their Trade Mark eagle - and "San Francisco, Cal. / Adolph B. Lang" - all on a 9⅜" tall, blob top, amber pint. Small open bubble on right shoulder, still excellent condition. $65

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San Jose Bottling Co. half-pint bottleSan Jose Bottling amber half-pint"San Jose Bottling Co. - San Jose, Cal." embossed on a 7¾" tall, amber half-pint, Baltimore loop finished bottle, with nice "whittle". From C. Maurer's Bottling works and agent for San Jose's Fredericksburg Brewery. Very scarce, and in excellent to near mint condition. $85.

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Sept. 1935 ad for Globe BeerGlobe Brg. Co. SF half-gal growlerHalf-gallon, amber figural beer bottle, embossed: "Half Gallon" on shoulder - "Globe Beer" on Globe logo - "Internal Revenue Tax Paid" on left side, and "Permit Calif U-1116" on right side, and "Globe Brewing Company / San Francisco, Calif." This is the only embossed bottle with a U-Permit number. It was introduced in Sep. 1935. The only other propritery growler in the shape of a barrel, that I'm aware of, is the Golden Age from Spokane (below). Excellent condition with no dings on the embossing!   $75
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Union Brg. & Mltg. Co. amber quart SF c.1903"Union Brewing / and / Malting Co. / S.F. Cal." on a 11" tall, amber, quart, blob top beer, c.1902. The brewery's bottling works had to be rebuilt after the 1906 fire and earthquake, and they used only crown top bottles from then on. Excellent condition. $45

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Enterprise Brg. Co. pint beer bottle"Enterprise Brewing Co. S.F." circling an EBCO monogram embossed on a honey amber, four piece mold, pint, blob-top beer bottle. Excellent condition. $35

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F.O.Brandt half-pint blob top beer from Healdsburg, CA"F.O. Brandt - Healdsburg - Cal." on an amber half-pint, blob top beer with a plain stopper. Brandt had a steam brewery, but was also an agent/bottler for Buffalo, National, and El Dorado. There's a couple of chips on the lip, but it's otherwise in nice condition. $45

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Gilt Edge crwon top pint beer bottle"Ruhstaller's - Gilt Edge - Lager - Sacramento, Cal." on an 9" tall, amber pint, crown top bottle. excellent Ruhstaller Gilt Edge Lager quartcondition. $40
 
Also, an 11" tall, amber quart version (at right), in excellent condition as well. $45

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Calif. Bottling amber blob top pint SFCalif. Bottling Wieland extra pale label"Cal. Bottling Co. / Export Beer / S.F." embossed vertically on this 9¼" tall, amber pint with a Baltimore loop finish. The California Bottling Co. was the SF agent/bottler for the John Wieland Brewery. Excellent condition. $35     (label for reference only)

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Calif. Bottling amber blob top court SF"Cal. Bottling Co. / Export Beer / S.F." embossed vertically on this 11½" tall, amber quart with a Baltimore loop finish. The California Bottling Co. was the SF agent/bottler for the John Wieland Brewery. Excellent condition. $45

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Buffalo Beer bottle tumbler"Buffalo Brewing Co. / Sacramento, Cal." encircling the figure of a buffalo running through a horseshoe, on a 5⅞" tall tumbler - made from a quart beer bottle, with a smoothed lip edge. $35

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Buffalo Brewing Company quart SF agent"Buffalo Brewing Co. / S.F. Agency" encircling the BBC monogram logo, on a 11⅛" tall, amber, crown top quart. Excellent condition. $45


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Buffalo Brg. Co. amber ring top quart SF agencyBuffalo quart lip chip"Buffalo Brewing Co. / S.F. Agency" encircling the BBC monogram logo, on a 11½" tall, amber quart with a double ringed blob collar. Excellent condition, but for a flake at the lip (right). $40


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John Rapp & Son amber qt. beer bottleearly Rainier Beer label Rapp & Son SF"John Rapp & Son / S.F. Cal." embossed on a 12" tall, honey amber quart, with a Lighting stopper. Rapp was the SF agent/bottler for Seattle Bewing & Malting's Rainier Beer from 1898-1920. The label at right would have been on this bottle (for reference only). Excellent condition. $35
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Buffalo Brg. Co. quart beer bottleBuffalo Brg. Co. pictorial porclain bottle stopper."Buffalo Brewing Co. Sacramento, Cal." circling the Horseshoe & Buffalo logo embossed on an amber, export style, quart beer bottle. Small open surface bubble on shoulder - still excellent condition, with pictorial porcelain stopper intact (at right). $55

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John Tons quart beer bottleJohn Tons/Wieland, beer porcelain bottle stopper "John Tons - Stockton Cal." embossed on an amber, quart beer bottle, with a porcelain stopper (ar right) carring the the letter "W" which represents the Wieland Brewing Co. John Tons was Wieland's agent/bottler from the late 1870s. The bottle has an early, four part mold, and is in excellent condition. $55

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ILLINOIS


Meister Brau half-gal. bottle with ACL label"Meister Bräu - Real Draft Beer - the Custom Brew" on a 14" tall, half-gallon bottle, ca.1968 (on base). The applied (ACL) pyro-glaze label is in near mint condition. From Meister Brau, Inc. of Chicago.  $35
 

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NEW YORK



Geo. W. Hoxsie's Premium Beer bottle, Albany, NY, ca.1865Hoxsie's Premium Beer bottle - back litHoxsie's Premium Beer bottle - bottom view
"Geo. W. Hoxsie's Premium Beer" vertically embossed on a 7" tall x 2⅝" diameter, heavy (17oz.), half-pint, black glass bottle, ca.1861, 1861 Albany City Directory ad for Hoxsie's Premium Beerfrom Albany, NY (1861 City Directory ad at right). Color is actually a dark, chocolate amber (see image - far right) but is referred to as "black glass." Great Civil War era bottle attributed to the Westford Glass Works, CT (1857-1873). In a July 2015 Heckler bottle auction a similar example sold for $445 (including buyer's premium). This example is beautifully crude, full of character, and in equally beautiful condition - for $100 less!  $345
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Stanton green, blob top, pint beer bottleStanton porcelain stopper"John Stanton Brewing Co. - Troy, NY" surrounding a "JS" monogram, on a 9½" tall, pint blob top bottle in a beautiful green color. "The John Stanton Brewing Co. Troy, NY" is also on the porcelain stopper. There's a chip on the lip that is disguised by the bail and stopper. Great looking bottle. $115
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S. Liebmanns pint beer bottlePre-Pro, pint, embossed: "S. Liebmann's Sons Brewing Co." arched over a "SLS" logo, with "Registered" below, all on a 9⅛" tall, ice blue, pint bottle c.1900, from Brooklyn, NY. Attic mint!  $35

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T&W porter & ale squatT&W porter & ale squatPre-Pro, hand-tooled, blob top squat, embossed: "T & W / 89 Franklin St. / N.Y." - and on the reverse (at right): "XX / Porter & Ale" in hollow letters (double X means double strength) - all on a 6⅝" tall, deep aqua blue, bottle c.1880s. Mint condition!  $120

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No. American BC aqua pint from Brooklyn c.1905No. American BC Hutter porcelain stopper"No. American Brewing Co." arching over the monogramed, six pointed  brewer's star, and "Hamburg & / Greene Ave's / Brooklyn, N.Y. / registered". On the back heal: "this bottle not to be sold / K.H. 1905". The bottle is a 9¼" tall, aqua blob-top pint, with a Hutter porcelain stopper (at right). The "K.H." on the heal is for Karl Hutter, who also had bottles made in NY - this one in 1905. It's in excellent condition with only a chip out of the stopper. $55
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OHIO


Grasser & Brand stoneware bottle from Toledorear view - Grasser & Brand stoneware bottle from Toledo"Jug Lager- Krug Bier - Grasser & Brand Brewing Co. Toledo. O." and "Extra Quality - XXX Pilsner" on an 8¾" tall, stoneware, pint bottle, ca.1890.  Beautifully detailed transfer and overall excellent condition. Book price is $300-$400, but on the back of the blob is a small repair that was professionally done (image at right), so it's offered at a reduced price. $250

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WASHINGTON


Golden Age half-gallon jugGolden Age half-Gallon label"Golden Age / Beer" embossed above "Brewed by / Golden Age Breweries / Spokane, Washington" and on the reverse is a raised oval that would have held the label (example at left for reference only), with "Half Gallon" embossed on the shoulder. This is the only other proprietery growler in the shape of a barrel other than the San Francisco Globe Brewing growler (above). This one is also from the early '30s. Excellent condition.  $60

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Black Raven Brg. Co. half-gallon growler"Black Raven Brewing Company" with a Raven logo surrounded by "Washington Artisan Ales" - all in gold on this half-gallon growler from Redmond. $8


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Vashon Brewing Co. half-gal. growler"Cliff's - Vashon Brewing Company" on this half-gallon growler from Vashon Island's only brewery. $8


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CANADA


 

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Page last updated on 22 July 2021

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