D. K. Stewart Dairy Milk Bottle, Half Pint, Embossed, Ballston Spa NY, Collectible, Clear Glass
A clear glass half-pint milk bottle is from Ballston Spa. N.Y. It is Embossed with the name of the dairy. There is no embossing on the back
D. K. Stewart operated a dairy business on Bath Street in Ballston Spa as early as 1925. A 1926 directory identifies him as "Donald K. Stewart, milk dealer, 49 Bath Street" with a residence at 78 Ballston Ave, Ballston Spa, NY.
Directories from the 1940s show D. K. Stewart also operated dairy businesses in Saratoga and Mechanicville, NY. By the second half of the 1940s, they were listed simply as Stewart's Ice Cream.
The days of home milk delivery in glass bottles are a thing of the past. But just like the past loves to be remembered so does the milk bottle. They are a great collector's item as well as a conversation piece. A collection of these on a kitchen or pantry shelf lends a touch of a bygone era. Perfect for your country or rustic style home. They make a fantastic vase and if filled with white sand or salt a great doorstop. A great gift for the collector.
Holds One Half-Pint.
Stands 5 1/2 inches tall.
Paper Cap is Included
The bottle is in good condition. There are no chips or cracks. There is mild scratching from being used and carried in milk crates.
******Bottle is filled with salt for photographic purposes only******
*********Salt NOT included*************
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