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Vintage Antique Ship in a Bottle with Extensive Diorama - $325 (Mcdonough)

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  • Price:$325
  • Address:Mcdonough, GA 30252 (map)
  • Date Posted:10/30/14
  • Description:
  • Vintage Antique Ship in a Bottle - One of a Kind!

    This is the most unique and intricate example of it's kind that I have ever seen, on line or anywhere else!

    It features a "Barque" type sailing ship in a harbor, as well as an extensive and highly detailed diorama, including a lighthouse, a smaller sailboat, and a steamer tug (or trawler?) with smoke. There is a steam train passing over a viaduct, (also with smoke), and many small houses/buildings, including a church. It's not just a Ship in a Bottle, it's an entire harbor and town in a Bottle!

    I cannot find the artist's name anywhere, or a date, but the bottle is a Canada Dry Ginger Ale bottle (29 fl oz, 11 3/4" long), which my research indicates was made by the Owens-Illinois Glass Co. in 1947, according to the markings on the bottom.
    It came from my Dad's estate, but I have no idea where, when or how he came by it.

    These photos do not do it justice - MUST SEE! Price is $325 FIRM.

    Please CALL 703-507-9172 for info. ( NO EMAILS, please! - NO TEXTS - CALL the phone number!) YES, I still have it. YES it is still for sale, if you are reading this ad. CALL the phone # 703-507-9172.
    Emails and texts will NOT be answered.

    (We have successfully shipped many items C.O.D. - buyer pays Shipping & C.O.D. charges).
Ad ID: 16374513
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