covers Applied Color Labels (ACL) which this bottle does have.A close-up of this bottle's ACL is actually shown under Question #13 on the Dating page.
Once the likely bottle age or date range is determined, some examples of other places to look for more information is provided.: -It is about 9" (23 cm) in height and 2 3/8th inches (6 cm) in diameter.
-It is made of thick, heavy glass for its size, weighing almost 1 lb.
Looking at the two options under Question #8, it is clear (no pun intended) that this bottle matches refinement #2 which makes it highly probable that this bottle dates after 1920 and but probably no later than the 1960s.
We now have refined the bottle age range a bit more - between about 19.
If one looks closely at the thick glass in the base of the bottle, one can see that the glass is not quite perfectly colorless, but instead has a slight "straw" or washed out amber tint to the glass (picture of base below).
This is a result of using arsenic and/or selenium as the glass decolorizer.The picture to the lower right is a close-up of finish of the Mission bottle.It shows that the side mold seam does go up to and through the finish/lip all the way to the top of the bottle.To return from other accessed hyperlinks, use the back arrow on your browser.If a user needs to refresh themselves on the terminology used to describe the various parts of the bottle, click on Bottle Morphology to view a pop-up page of physical bottle feature definitions.The bottle also does not have a ground down surface on the top of the finish.