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    Wow, had no idea it would be worth that much. ...

    Wow, had no idea it would be worth that much. Iím picking it up today for $15. I guess the seller gave me a really nice deal!

    Thanks for the help!
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    Queen jar with misspelled word...value?

    Hi there, I was thinking about picking up a Queen Jar with the word Widemouth misspelled. It is spelled ďWidemuthĒ. Would anyone know what the value of this jar should be? Iím thinking it is a $5...
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    That's an incredible deal for a LOAD of great...

    That's an incredible deal for a LOAD of great advertising pieces JKL!!! They will obviously go great with your displays!
  4. Great advice Eric, thanks! JKL, I had no...

    Great advice Eric, thanks!

    JKL, I had no idea that collecting crates was even a thing! What a great variety you have of different brands and of different variations of the same brand! I have...
  5. Animal Urine! never thought of that...hopefully...

    Animal Urine! never thought of that...hopefully not the case here! Thanks for mentioning though!
  6. Thanks everyone! No clear coating...ever! ...

    Thanks everyone! No clear coating...ever!

    Thanks for posting the pic's JKL. Fantastic collection and displays!!!
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    Screwtop beat me to the punch :) I hit enter on...

    Screwtop beat me to the punch :) I hit enter on my note and there was your post!
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    The Mark is from the Owens-Illinois Glass Company...

    The Mark is from the Owens-Illinois Glass Company

    a “Diamond and O (oval) entwined, with an I in center” and dates from circa 1929 into the mid and late 1950s. (Latest confirmed date code with...
  9. T Hanks JKL! Just an easy clean and wash and let...

    T Hanks JKL! Just an easy clean and wash and let them be. After cleaning I was thinking of clear coating them with verathane or something along those lines. We'll see.

    50 or 60! That's a lot! ...
  10. Can you clean and Preserve Wooden Pop Crates?

    I recently picked up a number of dirty and worn pop crates. I was wondering if there was a way to clean them without wearing the graphics away any further and also preserving them better for the...
  11. Love those cap's! I just picked up a bunch...

    Love those cap's! I just picked up a bunch myself to go along with bottles I have. I didn't even realize they had cork in the old caps!
  12. Yup, LOTS of Crowns out there but that makes it...

    Yup, LOTS of Crowns out there but that makes it fun as well since there are so many varieties made by different glass houses for such a long time! Can fill a room with a serious collection of...
  13. Selection of Canadian Fruit Jars (No Crowns or Improved Gems)

    Just for fun I went outside and took a few pic's of some of my Canadian Fruit jars (no Crown or Improved Gem jars of which I have LOTS of!!!). I Should have included some Mid West jars...next time...
  14. Thread: War bottles

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    Great info!!! Thanks for sharing!!! Again, love...

    Great info!!! Thanks for sharing!!! Again, love the history.
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    I can't imagine the stories they could tell. I...

    I can't imagine the stories they could tell. I love trying to discover the history of every bottle I find! Screwtop are you able to add more detail about each type of bottle i.e., date, company and...
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    David Bole founded The Bole Drug Company in 1898...

    David Bole founded The Bole Drug Company in 1898 so the Winnipeg bottle is likely between 1898 and 1905. After 1905, David Bole founded the National Drug and Chemical Company of Canada.

    Nice...
  17. I finally met a great guy who is a fellow fruit...

    I finally met a great guy who is a fellow fruit jar collector in Winnipeg. Extremely knowledgeable in Canadian Jars. He provided me with a few new jars I didn’t have like “New Gem” and Mason Fruit...
  18. Additionally, it seems any size of this...

    Additionally, it seems any size of this particular style of Jewel Jar appears rare as I cannot find a single one for sale on the internet which is unusual for something that is common. I was...
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    Thanks for the insight CB! As much as I love...

    Thanks for the insight CB! As much as I love playing hockey I Can’t wait for Spring now!
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    P.S. I was also able to pick up some Garton HP...

    P.S. I was also able to pick up some Garton HP stoppers...now just looking for a Lea & Perrins!
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    I plan on doing some research and going on some...

    I plan on doing some research and going on some digs this spring as well. Lots of old brewery sites all over the city/province. Recently purchased a book called “300 Years of Beer in Manitoba” that...
  22. Thanks Coreya! There is a guy selling the green...

    Thanks Coreya! There is a guy selling the green glass insert for $10 here in WINNIPEG so Iíll definitely pick it up and put the two together 😀
  23. I pulled the following chart from page 486 of a...

    I pulled the following chart from page 486 of a .pdf from the Society for Historical Archaeology so this style of Jewel Jar should be from the 20's:
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    Yes, those wordy bottles are fun! There are a...

    Yes, those wordy bottles are fun! There are a few variants in the wording as well which helps to keep you searching! I have come across a few internal threaded stopper bottles so far here in the...
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    I met a local guy who just gave me the Enoís...

    I met a local guy who just gave me the Enoís stopper! He also had lots of other great bottles. Added some wonderful WINNIPEG bottles to my relatively new and quickly growing collection...Great...
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