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Terminology

the body of words related to antique collectables

 

 

 

A

[agm] : indicates the 'Australian Glass Manufacturers' mark as used on the base of bottles. When in the brackets it refers to the 'GM in large A' collectors common nickname the 'Agm in Stilts' This mark was used 1928 - 1937.

AGM : indicates the 'Australian Glass Manufacturers' mark as used on the base of bottles. Used as lage AGM on bottles 1916 - 1928.

agm logo : indicates the 'Australian Glass Manufacturers' mark as used on the base of bottles. The letters were entyned as a monogram or logo. This mark was used 1905 - 1916.

M : indicates the 'Melbourne Glass Bottle Works' mark as used on the base of bottles. This mark was used 1895 - 1905.

 

Branding : on the flypage (main item page) in the branding field of the collectors catalogue, the below symbols signify the following :

(,) new line
(.) end of embossing or branding
(r) reverse of item 
(be) bottom edge
Front Neck:  the branding on that part of the item
Front:  the branding on that part of the item
Front Bottom:  the branding on that part of the item
Back Neck :  the branding on that part of the item
Back Bottom:  the branding on that part of the item
Back :  the branding on that part of the item
Base:  the branding on that part of the item

C

Cast Iron : a metal and process of making such, this metal contains so much carbon that it cannot be wrought and must be cast into shape.

Codd : the patent invented by Hiram Codd of England in 1872 for the use of an internal stopper for aerated water bottles. The patent read more....

Collectable or Collectible : depends which side of the world you live on.

Collectible or Collectable : depends which side of the world you live on.

Crown Seal : an american patent for the capseal of aerated waters bottles. The patent was not commonly used in Australia til about WW1 period, though a few companies had tried the Crown Seal bottles from 1910 with limited success.

D

Dimple : somtimes referred to as the dent in the neck of a Codds patent or marble bottle. Or for that matter the dent on many other collectables maybe refered as a dimple.

 

E

 

F

 

G

 

H

 

I

 

J

 

K

 

L

 

M

M : indicates the 'Melbourne Glass Bottle Works' mark as used on the base of bottles. This mark was used 1895 - 1905. see also agm

 

N

 

O

 

P

 

Q

 

R

r : registered , could be a registration mark, registered design, patent or address

reg : registered, could be a registration mark, registered design, patent or address

 

 

S

 

T

tm : Trade Mark, a simbol or icon which the company or person has taken a trade mark out upon. By registering a trade mark, it is then protected from other companies copying such. 

 

Trade Mark : Trade Mark, a simbol or icon which the company or person has taken a trade mark out upon. By registering a trade mark, it is then protected from other companies copying such. 

 

U

 

V

 

W

Wrought Iron : a pure form of iron having a low carbon content.

 

X

 

Y

 

Z

 

[agm] : where [agm] appears signifies agm mark kown as the stilts 1928 -1937

(,) new line (see also branding)

(.) end of embossing or branding (see also branding)

(r) reverse of item  (see also branding)

(be) bottom edge (see also branding

 

 
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