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  1. Is this an early Campana's Italian Balm bottle?

    Walking lots after a soaking rain always turns up something. I know this one's common and machine made, but is there any way of dating the design styles of Campana's bottles over the decades?
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    Thanks! I'll take a local Rx any day. Couldn't...

    Thanks! I'll take a local Rx any day. Couldn't dig up anything on Zimmer though. There's a huge college of pharmacy here, so most of the local proprietors graduated from there. But can't find...
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    Thanks, Ace31.

    Thanks, Ace31.
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    Local Rx: Zimmer's Pharmacy

    Recent vacant lot finds.

    190543

    Zimmer's Pharmacy (couldn't find anything on this one in Philly).

    190545

    Sadly the base has 2 heel cracks.
    Whitall Tatum base mark: WT & Co / Patent...
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    Bisque doll head w/ back mark

    Found this Victorian era doll head the other day. Anyone know what the backmark means? All Google's been able to tell me is that it's German and dates betw 1860–1890. Any additional info welcome.
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    Yes, it needs a good soak and cleaning, just...

    Yes, it needs a good soak and cleaning, just wanted to get a shot posted.
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    "Smith & Co" Squat Soda/Beer

    New site coughed up a nice squat soda. Smith & Co / Philada. Large "M" on the reverse. Flat base, no pontil. I've found the pony-style Smiths but this has the longer neck and harder shoulder. Am...
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    Age of Cobalt Eye Cup Found in Creek?

    Was doing some urban creek-walking and found this eye wash cup. Trying to determine an age...
    190301

    The base has the Maryland Glass Co "M" and a "5."
    190302

    So that puts it at 1921–1956, but...
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    Thx nhpharm, glasshopper55, and sandchip!

    Thx nhpharm, glasshopper55, and sandchip!
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    Cuticura - Weeks & Potter

    Found a large embossed panel bottle —"The Cuticura System of Curing Constitutional Humors" / "Originated by Weeks & Potter Co." 1880s.
    190071
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    Thx Canadacan. Yeah I'm discovering how many...

    Thx Canadacan. Yeah I'm discovering how many small bottlers and brands my city had. Some seem very scarce, but not particularly sought after. lol
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    Majestic Midget Beverages

    Here's one I've never seen.
    Majestic Beverages "Midget," ACL, 8 fl oz.
    Base: Owens-Illinois, Duraglas. Date code = 53.

    My wife was able to read the badly damaged text on the reverse:
    "A...
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    Embossed Boericke & Tafel mini

    Was walking lots today after 3 days of rain. Found a tiny Boericke & Tafel medicine bottle. I know B&T had several pharmacies in Philly in the late 1800s and early 1900s, so I'm guessing it's from...
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    The stoppers tend to outlive their decanters. I...

    The stoppers tend to outlive their decanters. I find 'em in milk glass too.
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    Thx Screwtop!

    Thx Screwtop!
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    Thanks CB!

    Thanks CB!
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    Minnequa Water, Bradford County Pa

    Found this bottle at a partial basement excavation site yesterday.
    Amber, BIM, embossed: "Minnequa Water Bradford Co PA"
    Flat base, no pontil.

    188287

    What I know:
    • Minnequa Spring was...
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    Wow, impressive!

    Wow, impressive!
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    Wow, beautiful! Never seen one of those...

    Wow, beautiful! Never seen one of those salt-glazed jugs complete.
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    Thanks guys. Was surprised to find it intact. Am...

    Thanks guys. Was surprised to find it intact. Am guessing the soft ashy fill protected it.
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    Crosse & Blackwell pot

    Was digging at a new site today. Not the honey hole i'd hoped, but there was some cool stuff. The best was this complete Crosse & Blackwell Anchovy Paste pot. Am guessing 1880s.

    187434
  22. Nice! The embalmer's is a win for sure. That Rail...

    Nice! The embalmer's is a win for sure. That Rail & Harbor milk might be worth something too.
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    Your "Gack" is as good as mine.;)

    Your "Gack" is as good as mine.;)
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    Any info on this stoneware beer?

    Found 2 complete bottles today—

    187383

    A squat blob embossed "James Connor Philada" (JC on the reverse) and a stoneware beer stamped "FRED GACK" <?>

    Detail shot...

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    From A History of York County, 1907 C.A....

    From A History of York County, 1907

    C.A. Morris, druggist, founded 1823. Merged into Wm. Smith & Co. some time in the 1850s (possibly 1857).
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