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olddump
02-11-2004, 11:14 AM
CAN ANYONE HELP ME WITH THIS MONOGRAMED BOTTLE? THE LETTERS ARE F R C THE BOTTLE IS MOLD BLOWN DUG AT DUMP SITE THAT COVERS APPROX. 1870s TO 1890s THE BOTTLE IS VERY HIGH GLOSSED LIKE TURN MOLD BUT OBVIOUSLY WAS NOT. I DUG IT PERSONALLY SO IT'S NO REPO. ANY INFO ON THE BOTTLE OR THE MONOGRAM WILL BE HELPFULL.

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woody
02-11-2004, 07:29 PM
The shape of the bottle suggests to me to be of a medicinal purpose.
The monogram being the company who made the contents of the bottle.
It obviously had a paper label on the smooth side of the bottle that would've said what the contents of the bottle were.
It seems to be from the 1880-1900 era.

deepwoods
02-11-2004, 11:26 PM
I dug a broken jar (not CFJ) that had a very similar looking monogram on the front of it Im thinking some kind of extract/food product...J.D

olddump
02-14-2004, 09:48 AM
Yes it would. Sorry about that. It was dug in Cape May,N.J. Thanks for the intrest.