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    Thanks, man. If we have a spot for bricks, I'll...

    Thanks, man. If we have a spot for bricks, I'll post more pictures. Don't want to further hijack this thread!
  2. Probably wine, but I'm afraid it's not old, but...

    Probably wine, but I'm afraid it's not old, but just made to sorta look that way.
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    I like 'em!

    I like 'em!
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    Five that came out of one garage clean out. ...

    Five that came out of one garage clean out.

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    Hey Rusty, I don't know if this will be further...

    Hey Rusty, I don't know if this will be further hijacking or getting things back on track, but here's my best SS Coke which is also base embossed. You may've already seen it in another thread but...
  6. Thread: unusual base?

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    That's what I was thinking, 1890ish or so. ...

    That's what I was thinking, 1890ish or so. Sometimes hard to say on pieces like that though.
  7. I hope this is right. admin@ricksbottleroom.com

    I hope this is right.

    admin@ricksbottleroom.com
  8. Rick Ciralli did a series of articles on the...

    Rick Ciralli did a series of articles on the different Townsend's variants in AB&GC a year or two ago. I can try to find it in my mess here, but it would probably be easier just to contact him. ...
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    It is indeed hand blown, or BIM. Its shape...

    It is indeed hand blown, or BIM. Its shape reminds me of the rare Indigo Bitters that had enamel lettering in the panel, my reason for asking. Pretty bottle, westKY.
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    Just noticed, is there some writing etched on the...

    Just noticed, is there some writing etched on the front panel?
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    It's not a pontil scar. The blowpipe was...

    It's not a pontil scar. The blowpipe was inserted into the batch of glass, rotated, withdrawn and snipped, or rotated until the gather separated from the batch. In this case, the gather had just...
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    Killer. Great find!

    Killer. Great find!
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    Lord, Leon. I thought I had already commented. ...

    Lord, Leon. I thought I had already commented. Sorry. Those are great finds and as Rick just said, great insitu pics!
  14. You might try digging deeper into the hillside. ...

    You might try digging deeper into the hillside. There may be older, unburnt stuff farther in. Best of luck.
  15. That is such a great book. Wow.

    That is such a great book. Wow.
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    Thanks, Jim. It wasn't a cheap clean, I guess...

    Thanks, Jim. It wasn't a cheap clean, I guess because of the shape relative to the neck placement, but considering I didn't have a dime in it, I went ahead with it and glad I did. I don't have but...
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    Finally decided to get that pesky inside haze...

    Finally decided to get that pesky inside haze cleaned, and wow, what a difference it made. Really pops on the shelf now! The fellow out west who did such a great job cleaning it said that in his 50...
  18. Thread: Old bottle?

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    That's what we're here for. Welcome to my...

    That's what we're here for. Welcome to my obsession!
  19. Thread: Old bottle?

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    Not to be contentious here, but only in the...

    Not to be contentious here, but only in the spirit of helping one another: it has a tooled top, not an applied top. Here are a couple of examples of applied tops that aren't too obvious, the arrow...
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    It must be part of the mold, because I found a...

    It must be part of the mold, because I found a few more with the same feature. A spot to keep a little blotting sand, maybe? Sounds a little messy, but that's all that I've been able to think of so...
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    Nice ink, with the pen rest. Wonder what the...

    Nice ink, with the pen rest. Wonder what the circular depression would be for?
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    That's a new on on me, and as Dansalata said,...

    That's a new on on me, and as Dansalata said, "Very cool" indeed. Those would look good in any mineral water collection. What do the bottoms look like?
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    It's not pontiled. With the tooled top, I'd...

    It's not pontiled. With the tooled top, I'd place it between 1880 and 1900. Nice looking medicine.
  24. Nice! I've got a Fort Valley, Georgia example...

    Nice! I've got a Fort Valley, Georgia example like yours.
  25. Very nice!

    Very nice!
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