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Hock-style glass wine bottle, ex-SS Republic (1865), with wooden stand.

Currency:USD Category:Artifacts / Shipwreck Artifacts Start Price:150.00 USD Estimated At:200.00 - 300.00 USD
Hock-style glass wine bottle, ex-SS Republic (1865), with wooden stand.
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Hock-style glass wine bottle, ex-SS Republic (1865), with wooden stand. 706 grams, 14" tall, 2-3/4" diameter. Tall, slender dark-amber wine bottle, the shape referred to as "hock" which may have been an abbreviation for Hockheim, a German vineyard village, intact and ready for display with stand. The bottle's cork is still present at the bottom of the bottle, having been pushed inwards by the water pressure at that depth. From the SS Republic (1865), with original salvor's certificate and wooden display stand. Recovered from:S.S. Republic, sunk in 1865 off Georgia