specialising in South Australian antique bottles









lion brewing machine top

Pictorial South Australian internal thread in fair condition, some staining and scratching but no chips or cracks



green cmw riley

Green Co operative mineral waters Kent town in a shield base dated 1919 fair condition has scuffing to the back of the bottle


schramm ok riley

Aqua Schramm riley nice blob top in good condition some minor scratches and marks



machine top woodroofes

Pictorial machine top riley dating 1930s/40s generally good condition 2 to choose from


barret brothers

nice clear glass bottle dating to around mid 1940's


hall's lemonade pyro label

In great condition with original stopper




riley patents/ internal threads

Internal thread bottles were first used around the 1870's before the Riley patent stopper was introduced in 1892. Becoming very popular with aerated water manufacturers with in Australia they were still used in the 1960's. The stopper itself was made from rubber, ebonite and sometimes wood, and often had the companies name on as well.





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