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    My Simcoe County Bottle & Vintage Memorabilia Collection

    Yes the paper labeled Curtis/hinds bottles are extremely rare and even both are still full of pop, unopened bottles, I use plastic wrap to preserve to paper labels. I have 2 Barrie medicine bottles"wellington block drug store and mckays drug store on dunlop st. " and one orillia medicine bottle...
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    wooden apple box from Nottawa Ontario

    Got a S.Koole Shanty Bay Apple crate just like it :) above it is a Smarts Canning food crate out Collingwood (1890-1964)
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    Hello, where you from? North bay, French River/ Sudbury area? A good Bottle club is the 4...

    Hello, where you from? North bay, French River/ Sudbury area? A good Bottle club is the 4 seasons Bottle Club in Toronto, they have the bottle show once a year (hasn't been one in a while from covid), Im kinda new at the whole bottle club thing but usually have much of local antique dealers I...
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    Toronto Bottles Display (1860-1920) & Stoneware (1830-1910)

    Yeah development is a double edge sword when comes to environment and demand of homes in the region. Neat to see a close antique bottler near by :), you from bracebridge, gravenhurst or Huntsville? I'm from small town Elmvale, Neat fact are towns underground Aquafier is Cleanest water in the...
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    Toronto Bottles Display (1860-1920) & Stoneware (1830-1910)

    Toronto Bottles maybe 40% of the shelf I’ve Dug up in Simcoe County. 60% I’ve got from garage sales and Antique Stores. From the 40%, the RARE ones are Beaver Soda Water Works (Very Primitive) and Imperial Soda Water Works Walsh and Willerton 1869. ALL my Medicine Bottles where dug up in Simcoe...
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    Not sure if it's old or new?

    top of a small stoneware jar i think they call a telephone jar, wire would of wrapped around the top where the "T" is, could be late 1880's-1930's?
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    The confusion on Locating the Location of Soda branch Bottling company Bottles

    I find it abit confusing on locating some vintage branched Bottlers Bottles from towns/ cities, not the Bottle Glass makers or main factory. Now might seem Confusing but Soda bottles bottled in the city/town had it labelled where its from but sometimes these large companies had branches to other...
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    My Simcoe County Bottle & Vintage Memorabilia Collection

    Just posted the bottom half shelf as a post :) Toronto Bottles Display (1860-1920) & Stoneware (1830-1910)
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    Toronto Bottles Display (1860-1920) & Stoneware (1830-1910)

    Some interesting Toronto bottles/Jar, Dr. Baker's Asiatic Cholera Remedy (During the Cholera Pandemic in Toronto/Hamilton in the late Victorian Era) too bad top broke off during a move:( , L.G. McGuinness & Co. Distillery Bottle Army and Navy Brand, Rye, Scotch, Rum, Gin, Brandy (Bottle year...
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    Toronto Bottles Display (1860-1920) & Stoneware (1830-1910)

    The Bottom half of my bottle display (top half of the shelf is the "Simcoe county Bottles Post" ). Hutches, Crown Tops, Bowling Pin, Torpedos, Medicine, etc. (1860-1920)
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    Hortons Orange Dip Soda Chatham/Walkerville Unknown info?

    Sweet, I'll tell him about it hes super old school not much internet so I was trying to get info for him. Possibly the family moved more northeast to Chatham in the 20s only a 100 km from Windsor anyways
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    Hortons Orange Dip Soda Chatham/Walkerville Unknown info?

    A friend of mine acquired a dozen Horton Orange Dip Bottles from Chatham/walkerville. He has been collecting bottles long than me (30 years plus) and hasn’t heard of them and can’t get any information on them other than a flat Bottle cap with the company logo on worthpoint.com not made yet into...
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    Digging up ACL bottles Problem, Expiring Labels

    Exactly, a lot of dumps are on the marshy bog part of the property ( or the less used part of the lot) so usually the bottles become caked in lots of dirt/ clay/mud :(
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    My Simcoe County Bottle & Vintage Memorabilia Collection

    Yes I've noticed lots and lots brown beverage bottles in the county at antique stores and in the ground, i use to have a brown beverage wood crateI think because you have to drive through simcoe county from Toronto to get to muskoka which everyone in t.o. had a cottage or a slice of land in...
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    My Simcoe County Bottle & Vintage Memorabilia Collection

    Yes I've noticed lots and lots brown beverage bottles in the county at antique stores and in the ground, i use to have a brown beverage wood crate. I think because you have to drive through simcoe county from Toronto to get to muskoka which everyone in t.o. had a cottage or a slice of land in...
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    Digging up ACL bottles Problem, Expiring Labels

    Thanks that's helpful I'll let my acl I dig up this year sit for a few months before washing, just the labels are so fragile when they come out the ground
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    Digging up ACL bottles Problem, Expiring Labels

    I'm posting this just because I've noticed with digging in bottle dumps in ontario for 15 years or so I've noticed that most of the ACL bottle labels I've found the ground I say the past 2 years are faded or wipe of barely recognizable across most the dumps where I found bottles. When I started...
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    My Simcoe County Bottle & Vintage Memorabilia Collection

    Also about 25% of the bottles displayed ive dug out various bottle dumps across the county the past 15 years included the 2 collins bottles I have ( large green and small clear)
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    My Simcoe County Bottle & Vintage Memorabilia Collection

    Collins beverages location is on victoria street where foxes bakery is now in Barrie. there where lots of garbage city dumps on Anne st. Leading south Beside the old railway tracks before hwy 400 was built

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