Pontiled Lager - Rau, Philadelphia







Circa 1845-1850 Late Lager - Friedrich Rau, Philadelphia

This uncommon Philly squat has sloping shoulders, a late lager style. The top is an applied double taper. Iron pontiled base with slight residue on scar ring.

Embossed: FRIEDRICH / RAU / PHILAD..A // R (fancy letter)

Height: 7 7/8 "  
Color: deep green

Condition: Excellent - perfect structurally (no dings, chips, cracks), wear free collar. This is a dug bottle with overall light scratchiness and light wear, and patchy light haze. Never tumble cleaned and would polish clean nicely if you don't like the natural look.

Reference Number: GW52

Price: $245