DETERMINING THE AGE OF INK BOTTLES

DATING YOUR INK BOTTLES

2004 DIGGER ODELL PUBLICATIONS

Ink Bottle Time Line

This chart compares various age ink bottle manufacturers

 

Early Forms 1800-1830

1830-1840

1810-1830

 

Mid-Century Forms

1860s

1860-1870

1860-1870

1860-1870

1850-1870

1840-1860

1850-1860

1860-1870

 

End of Century Forms

1914

1870-1900

1890-1900

1890

1880-1900

 

Modern Machine Forms

1930s

 

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