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MOULDED BOTTLES.
pinched a part of it, by means of a small instrument, to form the neck of the bottle.
Moulded bottles.
He next inserted the end of the tube into a small brass mould lying on the ground, shut up the two parts of which the mould consisted, and blew through the tube. This double operation produces a curious effect, for while the air from the lungs, passing through the tube, makes the mass of Glass hollow, the mould at the same time imparts to it the external form required. The mould being opened, the Glass—now in the form of a bottle—was withdrawn."
Moulded bottles.
The mould A, as sketched, is termed an open and shut mould, and is generally constructed in two exact halves, (connected with a bottom hinge,) which in a round bottle shows two seams or lines, caused by the two sides of the mould not shutting quite closely.
Moulded bottles.
The seam is not unsightly in the square form, as the joint takes place at two of the corners, B. Many manufacturers prefer moulds for round bottles, of one piece for the body, C, and two pieces for the neck, (D D,) by which the seam down the body is avoided; although two slight seams are observable in the neck. E is an expanded ball of