Seven glass bottles.
1) 1 small clear oblong bottle with circular indentation on front face and a glass stopper.
2) 1 blue-tinged, oblong, glass "Tricopherous" bottle with circular indentation on base and no stopper.
3) 1 pale blue glass bottle with no stopper.
4) 1 squat, clear glass bottle with wide neck and no stopper.
5) 1 large green-tinged glass bottle with no stopper. There are straight and spiralling embossed patterns at the top and on the neck of the bottle. There is a circular indentation on the base.
6) 1 large green-tinged glass bottle with screw-in stopper of unknown material.
7) 1 multi-faceted (8) blue-tinged glass bottle with no stopper.
Bottle no. 6) After having worked with Mr Lane at his Exelcior Brewery in Melbourne, George Henry Bennett established his aerated water business in 1884 at 236 Church Street Richmond, in Melbourne. He sold the business in 1916.
Inscriptions & Markings
2) "Tricopherous for the skin and hair" on front face of bottle and "Directions in the pamphlet" on the opposite face. "Barry's on one side panel and "New York" on the other.
"C6" inscribed inside the circular indentation on the base and a diagonal glass join across the base of the bottle.
3) "Kruses prize medal magnesia" on front of bottle and "Felton Grimwade & Co. Melbourne" on the back.
4) " Commonwealth Trade Mark Jams & Jellies" surrounding the trader's mark, (a diagonally placed flag/pennant) around the main body of the bottle. "Made in Holland" appears around the base of the bottle.
5) "O.T. Registered. Refilling by others is illegal. This bottle is the property of O.T. Ltd. Australia & London"
6) 2 oval shapes on bottle with "G.H. Bennett Richmond" and two crosses around the outer border and "G.H.B" on the maker's mark (diagonally placed flag/pennant) inside the inner oval. "Please replace the stopper" appears on the other side of the bottle.
7) "A M Reiss" down the front side of the bottle.