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    F A McVean - Toronto Ontario embossed soda bottle

    yea the price book are good to know which is rare or not and the estimated value ( which some might still hold its original value price from 22 years ago) but yea if you look at coin/bottle/ antique price books published in between (1997-2005) the prices are crazy high when collecting was at its...
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    F A McVean - Toronto Ontario embossed soda bottle

    Yea Dr. Dean axelson price book isnt too revelant to today's prices (22 years old at the height of the 2000s antique boom) honestly I think I did see one in a Barrie antique shop go for 50$ I think 5 years ago
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    War of 1812 era plates, cups, bottles display

    I got abunch of militaria from the war just in other displays and on my walls ( here's one example) . It would be nice to get something in the glassware plateware retaining to the war but super rare to come by, I almost got a plate with roman numerals "104" meaning the British 104 regiment...
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    War of 1812 era plates, cups, bottles display

    I got abunch of militaria from the war just in other displays and on my walls . It would be nice to get something in the glassware plateware retaining to the war but super rare to come by, I almost got a plate with roman numerals "104" meaning the British 104 regiment during the war but someone...
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    Looking for a digging partner in Muskoka, ON Canada for the digging season

    there's no real way to know if there's glass in the ground unfortually unless you got an expensive ground penetrating radar haha. I look for the back road end or like a curve in the roads a good sign, people around here use wide mouthpitch forks so they don't damage the bottle and you get use to...
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    Looking for a digging partner in Muskoka, ON Canada for the digging season

    there's no real way to know if there's glass in the ground unfortually unless you got an expensive ground penetrating radar haha. I look for the back road end or like a curve in the roads a good sign, people around here use wide mouthpitch forks so they don't damage the bottle and you get use to...
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    Looking for a digging partner in Muskoka, ON Canada for the digging season

    Hello, that's neat your getting into bottle digging, I believe it helps bring more unknown bottles to market and helps retain history for the future generations through glassware. I'm from simcoe county ( not too far) been digging for over a decade now, but its getting harder these days to dig...
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    Wm Henderson - Cobalt Ont soda water bottle

    You gotta watch the Murdock mysteries episode on cobalt, (season 8/ episode 11) very sad how they forced the first nation off the land abruptly for the silver
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    Need help identifying a bottle

    If 1890s era, thats the Boer war and being a dutch gin bottle with Africa on the sides make believe its in that time
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    Need help identifying a bottle

    Its dutch style, " Africa" maybe a colonized dutch community in Africa, hey the boer war is in that close time period, the boers where African dutch settlers fighting against the British empire, a horrible messy war
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    War of 1812 era plates, cups, bottles display

    Yea I know it would seem bit confusing but i want to paint a picture of the tableware during the war. Yes its not what a soldier would of had durning the time, too delicate but all represented what would have been used in forts and towns durning the war, yes the war of 1812-1815 but if u...
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    War of 1812 era plates, cups, bottles display

    I'm putting together glass, stoneware and China display on the era of the war of 1812. The plates include Spode, meigh, Samuel duncombe, worchester. cups/bottles include: delft style pitcher marked 1805, London mustard bottle C. 1800, black glass mallet bottle 1790, ovoid saltglaze jug c. 1790...
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    Need help identifying a purple bottle.

    You welcome :), if ya need any other info on t.o. bottles before the 1950s, I got the rare toronto book by Dr. Dean alexson ( didn't publish many books before he passed away) its the best and standard bottle book for toronto

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