• Sodas/Beers
Lot 288

WASHINGTON, DC TORPEDO SODA WATER BOTTLE

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
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WASHINGTON, DC TORPEDO SODA WATER BOTTLE, light to medium green, embossed "MCKEON & MCGRANN / WASHINGTON, D.C." around body, applied round blob mouth, rounded bottom which does not stand up. Circa 1850. 8 1/2" L.

Condition

Good condition with moderate exterior wear and scratching/scuffing, original surface having never been tumbled; a large portion of the mouth professionally repaired with epoxy, and with a 1 1/2" crack traveling vertically through the neck, possibly an annealing flaw.

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