Ships in Bottles

Full Pictures and Close-ups: Ship in Early Lightbulb

Length Bottle Markings
9" long,
4 1/4" in diameter at the largest part
Large lightbulb with a 1904 Edison sticker and patent number on the threaded end
Description, including signature and date
This three-masted ship and scene were built in an early lightbulb. The bulb has a 1904 Edison patent number on the metal end, but an expert in lightbulbs says the date for this bulb is around 1912; the earlier date is just the patent for the threaded end.