Cleaned Iron pontil Cincinnati root beer bottle increased value
An antique Midwestern sided pontiled soda bottle. Us Milwaukee collectors wish there was one of these local. Notice the pontil shining through in the after. Due diligence dictates antique glass collectors take great care even handling this level of antique bottle. Like the shirt says, "Collect it Protect It You Only Own It Till You Die." If you are going to have a pontiled sided soda or any other irreplaceable glass artifacts cleaned it is your responsibility to choose a Glass Artisan who will do the minimum to clean the bottle without damaging the antique bottle. Do antique glass collectors 100 even 1000 years from now a favor and send your antique glass to the Glass Artisan from preservation and cleaning.