This is a 1870's Congress Spring Company Congress Water Bottle From Saratoga New York. Was discovered in 1792 by Nicholas Gilman, a member of Congress.
It was tubed by Gideon Putnam, an early developer of Saratoga Springs. Many owners and years later around 1800 a. T some point the Hotchkiss family became the principal shareholder and by 1884 the company would split forming two companies. One was called the Congress spring Company and the other called Empire Spring Company. There are two types of Congress/Empire Water bottles.
Bottles embossed with the C come from the Congress Springs and bottles embossed with an E come from the Empire Springs. This bottle listed is clearly from the Congress Spring Company in N.
A beautiful bottle in emerald green with ombre (graduating) shades of emerald. Pictures show numerous air bubbles large and small throughout. At the bottom of the bottle are four embossed circles centered. Measures 7 1/2" tall by 3 1/8" inches wide. This is a Governor's Antiques and Architectural Salvage has been in business for over 45 years.One of central Virginia's best kept secrets, we are right outside of Richmond in Mechanicsville VA. We appreciate the opportunity to earn your business. The item "1880's's Congress Spring Company Congress Water Bottle From Saratoga New York" is in sale since Wednesday, July 17, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Bottles & Insulators\Bottles\Antique (Pre-1900)\Mineral Waters".
The seller is "governor11" and is located in Mechanicsville, Virginia. This item can be shipped to United States.