1965 MD Hillbilly Bottles - Can anyone help me understand the markings and the values

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I have 4 Mountain Dew Hillbilly bottles that I put aside almost 40 years ago and I was hoping some of the experts here could help me understand the markings and the values. The back sides are all the same except for the Lou and JoAnn bottle has three small dots at the bottom of the label.

Thanks very much for your help... I greatly appreciate it.
 

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The ones with the "I in O" mark on it were made by Owens-Illinois Glass Co., and the number to the right of it (in both images 65) is the date code (so 1965). I'm not particularly familiar with the prices on these, but I know certain names do hold more value. Someone else may be able to chime in.
 

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Somebody in here with a Mountain Dew Book should be able to help with prices or rarity? Leon.
 

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parkerjs, according to the bible of mountain dew bottles(Dick Bridgforth); 2008,

Stan & Claire common 15$ 2 versions 1964 & 65

Lou & Joann common 15$ 65

Leonard & Mouse common 15$ 65

Paul & Helen somewhat rare 30$ 65
 

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Absolutely amazing expertise. Thank you very much for taking the time to help me.
 

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I AM A NEWCOMER TO THIS SITE. I HAVE A STROH'S THAT STATES " AMERICA'S ONLY FIRE -BREWED BEER. THIS BOTTLE BELONGED TO MY LATE FATHER. HE DRANK THE BEER FROM THE BOTTLE AND NOTICED SOMETHING WHEN HE WENT TO PUT IT ON A TABLE. IT IS A MOLDED GLASS SLIVER FROM THE INSIDE OF THE BOTTLE TO THE OTHER SIDE. HOW DID THIS UNIQUE BOTTLE ESCAPE THE EYES OF THE BREWRY IS BEYOND ME. I CONSIDER THIS A VERY UNIQUE FIND! I AM SURE THEY WOULD HAVE LOVED TO SEE THIS ONE. I BELIEVE STROH'S IN NO LONGER IN BUSINESS.
 

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I AM A NEWCOMER TO THIS SITE. I HAVE A STROH'S THAT STATES " AMERICA'S ONLY FIRE -BREWED BEER. THIS BOTTLE BELONGED TO MY LATE FATHER. HE DRANK THE BEER FROM THE BOTTLE AND NOTICED SOMETHING WHEN HE WENT TO PUT IT ON A TABLE. IT IS A MOLDED GLASS SLIVER FROM THE INSIDE OF THE BOTTLE TO THE OTHER SIDE. HOW DID THIS UNIQUE BOTTLE ESCAPE THE EYES OF THE BREWRY IS BEYOND ME. I CONSIDER THIS A VERY UNIQUE FIND! I AM SURE THEY WOULD HAVE LOVED TO SEE THIS ONE. I BELIEVE STROH'S IN NO LONGER IN BUSINESS.
post a picture of this sliver/flaw?
 

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I have 4 Mountain Dew Hillbilly bottles that I put aside almost 40 years ago and I was hoping some of the experts here could help me understand the markings and the values. The back sides are all the same except for the Lou and JoAnn bottle has three small dots at the bottom of the label.

Thanks very much for your help... I greatly appreciate it.
I’ve been collecting Dew for forty-five years. The bottling name is the key to the value. All of the bottles you listed are commons and book for $15. That doesn’t mean it won’t sell for more but a Dew collector knows their stuff. Bridgeforth’s guide will give you the prices. Other variations play a role in the price coinciding with the bottle ounce and odd formations. The number bottles just like names are extremely rare and they sell for a lot. There are a lot of stories and cool things to learn about Dew. The clear and first bottle books for $1,200 and a Party Jug just sold for $10,000. The memorabilia for Dew is just as expensive. Just an hour hour ago, I happened to check on a website I rarely go on called LiveAuctioneers and someone is selling the best Dew collections I’ve ever seen. It should exceed $75k
 

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There were almost 100 different bottles that stated "filled by" on the face
 

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