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Unusual Antique Style Ribbed Blue Glass Bottle - Vintage Glass Bottle - Fun Part For Decor or Steampunk Ray Gun Crafting. Nearly 9" Long!

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This is a fun supply for vintage Steampunk crafters. This is not really cobalt glass, but a stained or coated clear glass bottle made to look like cobalt glass. There is a slightly purple tone to the blue, somewhat like indigo. You can tell that the glass is actually clear when you look closely at the lip of the bottle where the stain has worn a bit. We used a portion of a similar antique style ribbed bottle in a Steampunk Style ray gun (see last photo). For a cool template to follow to build your own, consider this tutorial from
We are not affiliated with, but had to share this outstanding blog post to show you the kind of fun crafting you can do with old bottles. In this DIY blog post the designer used a vintage ribbed bottle, not exactly like this one, and produced a stunning Neo-Victorian style sci-fi prop pistol. Way cool! We'll also gladly provide a cork for your bottle when it ships. We only have one vintage bottle in this style and color. Enjoy!

Approximate dimensions:
Stands 8.75 inches (22 cm) tall. Base diameter of 1.5 inches (3.8 cm). Opening at the top is 1/2 inch (1.2 cm) wide.
(Please note: this listing is for the bottle only. The "ray gun" we built is depicted for illustration only).

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Ship items back within: 7 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
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Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
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We refund the purchase amount only. Shipping on either end is not refunded. We will gladly exchange items but new shipping will apply. Custom work is non-refundable. If there is a design problem with the custom item, we will rework it or give you a credit. Please contact us regarding custom work.

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Please note that some items sold are vintage, which means that the item has generally been loved before. We commit to do our very best to note any wear to vintage items in the description and even provide close-up photos hi-lighting areas of wear. We truly wish to be equitable if you are dissatisfied with your purchase.