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Lot 339

EARLY BUFFALO SPRING, VIRGINIA MINERAL WATER BOTTLE

Estimate: $300 - $400
Sold for

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EARLY BUFFALO SPRING, VIRGINIA MINERAL WATER BOTTLE, teal green, half-gallon size, embossed "BUFFALO SPRING / VA / WATER" with applied square ring mouth, smooth base. Circa 1870. 9 1/2" H.
Literature: Wilberger - "The Buffalo Girls of Mecklenburg County, Virginia" published in Bottles and Extras, Nov/Dec 2011.
Catalogue Note: This version is likely one of the very earliest bottles known from the company, predating even the very early version with "T.F.G." monogram, an example of which is also in this sale.

Condition

Very good condition with very light wear and staining; deep 3/4" chip at front of mouth.

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