Old School Outer Banks Beachcomber Museum




Pontilled Case Gin Bottle circa. 1770-1800

Origin: Netherlands

Colour: Dark Olive/Amber tint

Dimensions: Height 9.25in Shoulders 3.00 tapering to Base 2.50in

Lip: Applied pig snout lip 1.75 inches wide. Neck is 1.25 inch long.

Base: Sharp open pontil with encircled stylised X cross

Source: Essequibo. Guyana

Condition: Great. 
1.75 cm flake on neck starting from just below applied lip. 
2.00 cm lesion to the right-side foot-rim. 
Minor surface scuffing.

Special features: Great neck & stature











 "The Aurora Fossil Museum has a wide variety of exhibits, ranging from a Pleistocene Age mastodon tusk to casts of an associated set of Parotodus benedini shark's teeth which were  found in the local area. North Carolina's fossil invertebrates are represented by an extensive collection of shells, including the extremely rare Fasciolaria sparrowi

The Video Room is a mine replica where visitors sit 100 feet underground to learn about the paleontology and geology of our state."