Ford Motor Co. Oil Citronella Bottle

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We have to admit the provenance of this antique amber glass bottle is a bit of a mystery to us. Why would the Ford Motor Co. have citronella oil bottled especially for them? Our best guess is this was part of a camping outfit that would have been sold to help convert a Model T or other Ford vehicle into a comfortable place to spend the night outdoors (as shown in the vintage advertisement below). As a known mosquito repellant, the citronella oil would have been a natural camping accessory. Again, we're just guessing on this, but we do estimate the bottle to be pre-1920's.

At nearly 100 years old, this is a truly rare bottle and perfect for collectors of Ford Motor memorabilia, automobilia, and unique antiquities.

  • Materials: Glass, Metal
  • Finish: Amber Glass, Off-white/Blue Label
  • Approximate Dimensions: 4.5"H x 1.5" Round (4"H w/out metal stopper)
  • This item is in vintage condition and is being sold as such. Due to the age, please expect imperfections. Review photos for specifics.
  • Vintage advertisement is NOT included. Shown for reference only.

 

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