Nice finds. We talked about use of muriatic acid in cleaning bottles the other day. Don't use it on ceramics or painted label bottles. Can't say on the other cleaning agents suggested by others.
Thanks Jim! That's good to know!
Form of bottle would put it late 1880s to as late as 1910, plus or minus.
Thank you! Cheap, easy, definitely trying this.
Quite an unfortunate name for the soda, but it was produced for 115 years, so it must have been pretty good!
Unfortunately, I have no idea. The brand J&G Meakin operates from 1851 to 2000, so they could fall anywhere in there. I can narrow it down a little as all the bottles I’ve found in that spot fhavw...