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This clear glass radio antenna strain insulator was sold by M. That article is reproduced here, courtesy of Bob Stahr and Bob Berry, at the Insulator Gazette database website: Large quantities of square pickle bottles, chow-chow (tomato/vegetable pickle relish) jars, and many containers for “Vinegar Bitters” were made, as mentioned in that article.The “Vinegar Bitters” are almost certainly the “Dr. Walker’s Vinegar Bitters” bottles which are found frequently in liqht aqua as well as (much less commonly) in various shades of green similar to the colors of Brookfield-made insulators of the same period.Most were evidently unmarked, and/or were made for companies with only the product or company name embossed on them.
Brookfield made many (if not all) of the “RRR / Radway’s Ready Relief” patent medicine bottles, as mentioned in a trade magazine article ( Sept 9, 1875).
The exact time when the Brooklyn plant was closed is still open to question, but it may have been around 1912, meaning that both plants likely operated simultaneously for a period of around 6 years.