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A Milky White Mystery

Jeanmarie – Cape Cod, MA:
I've been collecting sea glass in Cape Cod, MA for 10 years. One of the first pieces I ever found is the one pictured, it is what inspired me to collect.

I would love to know more about this piece. I have researched books and online but can't come up with anything.

The piece is 3-1/4" x 2" and is 1/4" to 1/2" thick. It is embossed 1942 and there is an "H" on the arch above the 1. It is clear but depending on the light, can have a pink hue. Any thoughts would be much appreciated! Thank you!

Journal: I love Cape Cod and anytime I can find sea glass it's an added bonus!

Vintage Milk Bottle

Doing a few quick searches online my best guess is that your specimen is a mid-20th century, quart-sized milk bottle which were usually made of clear glass and larger in size than your common soda bottles. Since you mentioned that it had the letter "H" embossed on it as well it could be a Hood milk bottle!

My I suggest going on eBay and searching for vintage milk bottles for some examples of this type. I have included a pic of the bottom of one such bottle on the right.

Thanks for sharing your interesting find!

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