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  • Civil War Era Ceramic Ginger Beer Bottle / Sold

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    Civil War Era Ginger Beer Bottle - Inventory Number: BOT 091 / Sold

    The cylindrical bottle is made of clay and has a light beige two-toned color on the surface. A light brown coloring starts at the spout and continues to mid-body while the remainder of bottle wears a light cream colored outer surface. This two-tone glazed bottle measures 8¼” high, has a 3” diameter base.   Spout has a ¼” thick brim that held a cork, now missing.  Entire bottle surface is free of cracks, chips and breaks. Has a small chip on the bottom edge of the bottle, but otherwise in fine condition.

    Ginger beer was a popular drink among Civil War soldiers.  It was a type of alcoholic beverage, flavored primarily with ginger, lemon, and sugar.  This bottle would make a nice addition to a display of a soldier’s personal effects. 

    Inventory Number: BOT 091 / Sold