70s Blue Glass Violin Cello Bass Guitar Instrument Shaped Bottle 7.5" - Wheaton

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Vintage 1970s Blue Glass Violin Cello Bass Guitar Instrument Shaped Bottle/Flask - Wheaton, NJ - Missing Stopper

Up for sale is a stunning vintage cobalt blue glass bottle/flask in the shape of a violin, cello, or bass guitar. This unique piece was manufactured by the renowned Wheaton Glass Company based in Millville, New Jersey.

The bottle is crafted from high-quality cobalt blue glass, showcasing a deep and vibrant hue. The design is a whimsical representation of a stringed instrument, with the body forming the violin shape and the neck extending gracefully. The attention to detail is remarkable, with intricate glass work capturing the essence of a musical instrument.

It is important to note that the stopper is missing. However, this does not detract from the beauty and collectibility of this piece.

Approx. Dimensions: 7-1/2" T x 3-1/2" W x 1-3/4" D
Approx. Weight: 12.3 ozs

Sold as is. No warranty from seller. No Returns.

CONDITION NOTE: Used, but in excellent condition for its age. This bottle does not have any chips, scratches, cracks, or repairs that I can see or feel (see pictures). The glass is a brilliant light blue color. Listing does not include a cork stopper. Bottle has a few tiny bubbles in the glass (see pictures). There is some dirt in the bottom of the bottle. Does not include the original box, packaging, or any related documentation. See detailed high resolution (zoom-able) pictures to know what you are purchasing.

Short Background on the Manufacturer:
Wheaton Glass Company, founded in 1888 and based in Millville, New Jersey, was a renowned manufacturer of glass bottles, vials, and decorative glassware. Known for their innovative designs and high-quality products, Wheaton became a leader in the production of laboratory and scientific glassware, as well as commemorative and decorative bottles. The company's mark, a "W" inside a circle, is a testament to their legacy in the glass industry.

Release Date or Age of Item:
While an exact release date is unavailable, based on the information provided, this cobalt blue glass violin-shaped bottle/flask was likely produced by Wheaton Glass Company in the mid-to-late 20th century, possibly between the 1960s and 1980s when the company was actively producing decorative and commemorative glassware.

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