Ships in Bottles

Full Pictures and Close-ups: Steamship with Airplanes

Height Bottle Markings
10 7/8" long,
3 1/2" in diameter
round quart liquor bottle, "ONE QUART" embossed in the glass
Description, including signature and date
This bottle contains a steamship with two "smoking" (gray cotton) smokestacks. Above it flies two airplanes which are glued to the inside of the bottle. The color scheme is red with white dots. The name ROMA is on the bow of the ship. The bottom of the bottle is painted dark red, with a label showing through from the inside which reads: "Ricordo di Carlo Morteo. Marzo 20 Anno 1932 Poughkeepsie, N.Y."