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    Here's an interesting ad from 1897 that lists a...

    Here's an interesting ad from 1897 that lists a Fred Rayner, successor to the New York Bottling Co as a distributor of Sparkling Kolafra, a beverage made from the African sterculia nut. It lists him...
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    Thank you all. Yes, it's definitely a fantasy...

    Thank you all. Yes, it's definitely a fantasy label, but it's odd that there's no info available anywhere except that website. Seems like it's all based on something called World's End, which is...
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    Thanks Sandchip, that's about what I was thinking...

    Thanks Sandchip, that's about what I was thinking but I'm not a flask expert. It is a nice one...I think the labels coming off lol.
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    I'm up for a challenge, but could you tell us...

    I'm up for a challenge, but could you tell us what the bottle says? It's impossible to read from the picture. Thanks.
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    Strap Sided Flask

    Hello, I'm hoping for a little help from someone a bit more knowledgeable than I am on flasks. I picked up an aqua, quart sized strap sided flask at a thrift store today. Now, the label is certainly...
  6. That Simmons bottle is listed in the Hutchbook as...

    That Simmons bottle is listed in the Hutchbook as scarce, and the CH PEI stands for Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, which makes it Canadian. Beautiful bottle!
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    Looks like it was a soda. My guess would be...

    Looks like it was a soda. My guess would be 1940=s/1950's.

    https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/piffs-beverages-tin-soda-sign-103446182

    Looks like there are some older Piff bottles on eBay...
  8. I've seen people who take sheets of Mylar plastic...

    I've seen people who take sheets of Mylar plastic and cut pieces big enough to cover the labels, then wrap them around the bottle and tape the ends together on the back to make a protective sleeve....
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    I would tend to think that that bottle is genuine...here's an 1896 ad that specifically mentions the 1893 World's Fair:
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    Nice flask! Here's a link to one that sold at...

    Nice flask! Here's a link to one that sold at auction in 2017 for $196...

    https://hakes.com/Auction/ItemDetail/214830/ROOSEVELT-TENNESSEE-VALLEY-AUTHORITY-GLASS-BOTTLE-FEATURING-THE-NORRIS-DAM
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  11. That's a really interesting piece. My first...

    That's a really interesting piece. My first thought is that it's a dose glass of some sort. Is there any way you can try to read the rest of the embossing, maybe by doing a pencil and paper rub over...
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    Nice bottle! The Hutch book lists two version,...

    Nice bottle! The Hutch book lists two version, same bottle just slightly different heights. Both listed as scarce.
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  13. Here's a link to a 1915 reference to the Coca...

    Here's a link to a 1915 reference to the Coca Cola Bottling Co in Conyers, GA. Your bottle likely dates to around that time. Nice bottle!
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    It's a fairly common, but very nice bottle. I...

    It's a fairly common, but very nice bottle. I believe it's actually Vegatine.
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    Nice bottle! Scott-Powell Aristocrat Dairy was...

    Nice bottle! Scott-Powell Aristocrat Dairy was located at the corner of Fourth & Poplar St, Philadelphia, PA according this this snippet from a 1950 New Jersey Dept of Agriculture circular:
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    Here's a write up on J C Moore, Druggist, on...

    Here's a write up on J C Moore, Druggist, on Water St in Connellsville from 1887. Middle column, next to last paragraph. Looks like he opened for business there in 1869. Nice bottle!
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    Reminds me of a Maggi sauce bottle. Either that...

    Reminds me of a Maggi sauce bottle. Either that or a an older miniature liquor bottle.
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    Cleaning them is a pain, but why not give selling...

    Cleaning them is a pain, but why not give selling them a go? Whatever you don't sell can go right into the recycle bin, and that's better than leaving them in the woods.
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    I believe that's a form of a "igloo" ink bottle....

    I believe that's a form of a "igloo" ink bottle. Look really carefully along the base with a magnifying glass, as there may be very small marking. Excellent find!
  20. There was also a Lone Oak Farm in MI: ...

    There was also a Lone Oak Farm in MI:
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  21. The first thing that comes to mind is either...

    The first thing that comes to mind is either paste or some sort of anti seize lubricant or brazing flux.
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    Armour's Top Notch Brand was fruit juices and...

    Armour's Top Notch Brand was fruit juices and syrups according to this 1914 ad:
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    Sweet bottle! Here's some background on the...

    Sweet bottle! Here's some background on the company:

    https://baybottles.com/2016/11/23/high-ground-dairy-co-brooklyn-ny/
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    I couldn't find much, but here is a link to F.H....

    I couldn't find much, but here is a link to F.H. Hecking Mineral Water in New York from 1863. Good luck!
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    I can't tell from the pic, but it almost makes me...

    I can't tell from the pic, but it almost makes me think either a small inion style bottle or a saddle flask. Is the bottom flat or rounded?

    http://www.saddleflasks.com/
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