Vintage Ligonier Dairy quart glass milk bottle. This has some nicks or chips on the top rim. On the top side there is a place that looks like a window that was shot with a BB gun (small round crack).
Before the advent of the paper carton and the plastic milk jug, dairies would send milk men out to individual houses with glass bottles of milk. The shape of the glass bottle, as well as its color, labeling style, and other factors can help you determine whether you have an authentic find and get a sense of your bottle's age. Related ArticlesAuthor: Kate Miller-Wilson.
Collectible Milk Bottles (1900-Now) A few decades ago, milk bottles were a common sight. The milkman brought milk to your home in glass bottles. Today, the glass bottles are replaced by plastic jugs with plastic lids, and you have to buy the beverage at a convenience or grocery store.