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  1. I have both cities bottles and they are mint....

    I have both cities bottles and they are mint. Both were bought by me in the last few years and I paid $375.00 each......Andy
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    It mostly depends on the size of the tubing yu...

    It mostly depends on the size of the tubing yu are using. I would think that a 2 1/2 inch lexan tube would work just fine with your bottles, also use finely cut copper wire or shot for the cleaning...
  3. nice display of labeled bottles and boxes, I am...

    nice display of labeled bottles and boxes, I am especially fond of that Circus liniment box, does it say cure perhaps as in sprains.....Andy
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    cool pics even small. that was some dig I bet. I...

    cool pics even small. that was some dig I bet. I wish yu could have gotten the bottles yu were hoping to find. I have found over the years digging is a LOTTA HARD WORK for not a lot of payback....
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    or Mexico looks like the stuff sold at home goods...

    or Mexico looks like the stuff sold at home goods or pier one as decorator items
  6. very common, almost uncollectible, there are...

    very common, almost uncollectible, there are literally millions of them, almost everywhere!!
  7. does NY city still haul bargeloads of trash out...

    does NY city still haul bargeloads of trash out to sea and dump them........how many other cities along the coast do this????
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    Yeah, Bricks!! I have found so many busted broken...

    Yeah, Bricks!! I have found so many busted broken bottles by bricks in the same hole that I hate bricks!! But they are kinda cool though, especially the ones with factory names on em. There used to...
  9. That's pretty exciting if they all have beavers,...

    That's pretty exciting if they all have beavers, the one I saw must have been a sample for one of their products, as it was too small for a beaver to fit on the bottle. in fact it would be right up...
  10. Could be Whitney glassworks, and it could be just...

    Could be Whitney glassworks, and it could be just about any glassworks, as shoe polish was a common product and all the glasshouses made polish bottles at one time or another. Its just to unknowable ...
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    Thanks for your kind words Bear! By helping...

    Thanks for your kind words Bear! By helping people, I am giving older people free rides from their homes to shop go to church etc. and I go to my local post office and have posted ride services for...
  12. My Spivey cure is embossed on one side, Asthma...

    My Spivey cure is embossed on one side, Asthma Cure and on the other side Spivey Med co. and on the back Oxford Ohio. it is also green glass not clear and the top is applied. blown in a snap case...
  13. No, I bought out a collector from Ohio a couple...

    No, I bought out a collector from Ohio a couple years ago, and the Spivey cure was with the bitters bottles that I bought from him. It was a pleasant surprise, as I happen to collect cures as well...
  14. I agree, but was just saying that nature isn't...

    I agree, but was just saying that nature isn't helping either. we all need to do a much better job disposing of our trash, in our area the trash company offers a free pickup day of your choosing each...
  15. Great Info nhpharm does your small one have the...

    Great Info nhpharm does your small one have the beaver??
  16. Hi Bear, nice bottles!! I really love the old...

    Hi Bear, nice bottles!! I really love the old ones like these. I have figured that most label missing parts, especially the ones not buried, have to have been without sufficient glue on the label...
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    Thanks much for the welcome back botlguy, it was...

    Thanks much for the welcome back botlguy, it was a struggle but worth it, I am now 75, and have decided to live out the rest of my life by helping others and not being an ass. I lost four life long...
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    about 1890-1914 I know that is a span of years,...

    about 1890-1914 I know that is a span of years, but it is impossible to pin it down closer, unless it turns purple, which it might, then it is after 1910 and up til the end of WW-1 or a few yrs after.
  19. Your welcome, Your bottles basic making...

    Your welcome, Your bottles basic making ingrediants are soda ash, silica sand, salt, cullet (broken pieces of old glass) lime, and sometimes a bit of arsenic in each batch. from (whitney glass works...
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    Thanks Iggy, I went thru a bad stage in life for...

    Thanks Iggy, I went thru a bad stage in life for awhile, and had to get my head straight, its good to be back thanks for the welcome!
  21. I have seen one, but much smaller, and without...

    I have seen one, but much smaller, and without that fat beaver!! I suspect yours may be milk of magnesia, it usually came in pretty big bottles. nice bottle, a keeper for sure, and pretty rare, as...
  22. Yes Paul, I would like to see if your bottles...

    Yes Paul, I would like to see if your bottles have the words asthma cure on the sides, as I own one which does, but no labels, so maybe you would consider selling one?
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    Definitely O I glass bottle. I think that Pennsy...

    Definitely O I glass bottle. I think that Pennsy glass products co resold the bottles to their customers, which some of were chemical cos, so it could have held most anything, looks like 1915 - 40 in...
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    Its gotta be Hires Root Beer, they made thousands...

    Its gotta be Hires Root Beer, they made thousands of signs during those years
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