• Sodas/Beers
Lot 285

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA SQUAT SODA / BEER BOTTLE

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for

Bid Increments

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$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA SQUAT SODA / BEER BOTTLE, grassy yellow-green, embossed "J.M. ROSEBERRY / & Co / ALEXANDRIA / VA ." at front, applied tapered double collar mouth, indented base with iron pontil scar. Circa 1855. 6 5/8" H.
Catalogue Note: One of the most sought-after Alexandria bottles and bottles from Virginia. Tough to find in this unrestored, never-tumbled condition.

Condition

Very good to excellent condition with moderate wear and scratching/scuffing with heavier wear concentrated along the heel and having some innocuous interior stain; light nicking at upper lip and a small bruise associated with one larger nick.

Collection of the late Al and Billy Steidel, Alexandria, VA.