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  1. I agree with sunrunner. That foundation still...

    I agree with sunrunner. That foundation still looks surprisingly new. If it's not brick or, better still, stone, then it's seldom terribly old. Plain, flat-faced concrete blocks are also a bad sign...
  2. Wow, that is pretty neat!

    Wow, that is pretty neat!
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    I think it was 1867 into the 1890s. Advertised as...

    I think it was 1867 into the 1890s. Advertised as the Beer of Health.
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    Very neat finds. Certainly memory-makers to...

    Very neat finds. Certainly memory-makers to cherish. Congratulations.
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    I'm afraid that I've gotten rid of most of my...

    I'm afraid that I've gotten rid of most of my bottle collection. The newest bottles I have with me or documentation of, of which I am confident of their manufacture, is c. 1915 (Boxed and labeled...
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    Most of our manganese dioxide was coming from...

    Most of our manganese dioxide was coming from European countries. The great war slowed and then halted its shipment over to the Americas. As such, glass-makers had to search for other decolorizers if...
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    We look forward to updates.

    We look forward to updates.
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    While numerous examples were likely made before...

    While numerous examples were likely made before the Gould Act, it is not cost-effective to needlesly engrave multiple plates or moulds for a utilitarian bottle meant for a catalog that any bottler...
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    The Gould Act of 1913 required all bottles or...

    The Gould Act of 1913 required all bottles or labels of bottles to be listed with the volume the bottle would, not just could, hold. Most bottles that tell the volume of the contents date after this...
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    Canadian Bottles is correct. Coca-Cola owned...

    Canadian Bottles is correct. Coca-Cola owned franchises and bottlers. They had multiple lines existing in subsidiary companies or owned bottling companies in towns that bottled for multiple products.
  11. Welcome back. We hope to see more of you.

    Welcome back. We hope to see more of you.
  12. If you send me it as an email attachment, I will...

    If you send me it as an email attachment, I will upload it to this thread for you.
    My email is:
    Malemutekid1@gmail.com
  13. WTS Pontils: Labeled or Embossed: For Sale

    I am downsizing my bottle collection further (down to about 10 bottles once this is over). Currently I am offering the following bottles up for sale here before I put them on eBay.

    Please, send...
  14. I have a bottle made in 1894 or 1895 with...

    I have a bottle made in 1894 or 1895 with Registered on it.
    Definitely seen by the mid 1890s, but I suspect it goes back to the early 1890s in some areas.
    Registered probably meant the facility was...
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    There's over 60 bottlers and producers of...

    There's over 60 bottlers and producers of drinkable liquids known from my home town outside of milk and medicine. You'd be lucky to find 40 in the library, museum, newspaper, and internet archives....
  16. Linseed oil darkens over time and cannot be...

    Linseed oil darkens over time and cannot be removed. It's the disdain of many conservationists today.
    I don't recommend trying to clean or coat the crates. Anything done is likely to cause...
  17. I just put a dab of rubber cement on top.

    I just put a dab of rubber cement on top.
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    Looks like a large 1960s 7-Up bottle.

    Looks like a large 1960s 7-Up bottle.
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    Might it be a knock-off label-only competitor to...

    Might it be a knock-off label-only competitor to Mellin's Infant Food?
    188522
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    Looks like you did spectacularly well!

    Looks like you did spectacularly well!
  21. Depending on scale, I'd say that the leftmost...

    Depending on scale, I'd say that the leftmost shard next to the soda shard was a "puff" blown bottle, 1840s.
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    Wow, it's survived so well! Whatever are they...

    Wow, it's survived so well!

    Whatever are they doing on the lots where they demolish the houses? What replaces the houses?
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    A.B.M. is an acronym for Automatic Bottle...

    A.B.M. is an acronym for Automatic Bottle Machine.

    Here is one in action:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WX64FElTFZc
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    Probably a peanut-butter jar made after 1960.

    Probably a peanut-butter jar made after 1960.
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    The milk bottle people may know what the chemical...

    The milk bottle people may know what the chemical composition of ACLs were as they changed from the 1930s to today. The process was called pyro-glazing.

    Usually, ACL Cokes look something like...
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