Early Burroughs Wellcome bottle

Clear glass pills bottle for the ‘Tabloid’ range, embossed with a monogram superimposing the letters B W Co, and the registration number, Rd 12029, dating the registration of the patent to 1884/5. External screw-thread with ground glass on top.

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June 1, 2019

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  1. Ken Shaw

    Found one of these bottles without a top whilst digging in Osgodby, Yorkshire, UK. There was no registration number present & the shape of the letter ‘B’ was slightly different The underside of the bottle was embossed with the number 6 (or possibly 8) presumably the mould number. A mold seam ran up the entire length of the bottle including the threaded finish. Any thoughts on the date?

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