The following bottles are all from the period between 1840 - 1870. They were all recovered from wells and cisterns in the area of the New Orleans' river front. Most if not all came from the many "Cotton Press" warehouses that populated the river front. During the war these warehouses were used to house both Confederate and later Federal troops.
Beautiful civil war whiskey, stands 9 7/8 inches high, fluted body, pontil on base, label panel on face, slight tilt in neck. Full of character. (bs178) $165
Excellent Waring, Webster and Co soda water bottle, addressed 192 west st. N.Y., 8 panels, graphite ponil, stands 7 3/8 inches tall, wonderful cobalt blue in color. a very desirable civil war bottle. (bs182) $255
W. Massey, New Orleans. Very fine rare New Orleans bottle. one chip on lip is the only blemish, with out it an $800 bottle. This beauty is only. (bs173) $250
1860-1880, eight-sided umbrella ink well, aqua in color, excellent condition. Recovered from New Orleans well. (kb1515) $35