BOTTLES THAT JUST JUST AREN'T QUITE RIGHT

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Here are 4 bottles with spelling errors and 1... oh, crud for our Theme today.
  1. DUBUQUE WIESS BEER CO.
    DUBUQUE WEISS BEER CO.
  2. THE GREKE BREWING CO.
    THE GERKE BREWING CO.
  3. WENZEL MEBLIN WEISS BEER
    WENZEL MEDLIN WEISS BEER
  4. I've seen Pittsburgh spelled Pittsburg and both are correct, but how about:
    KEYSTONE BREWING CO. LTD
    PITTSBUGH, S.S. PA.
  5. I would say this is an example of a 1st batch (early morning) mistake by the glass blower or mold assembler if there was one:
    NIAGARA FALLS BREWING CO.
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This is one error bottle that I don't have, but would love to come across one someday - both because I collect BC bottles and because it's one of the most egregious examples of an error bottle that I know of. It's from Chappell and Kapps in Kaslo, BC, but the mold engraver misspelled both of the proprietors' names as well as the name of the town!
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That last one has me amazed. That's the best error I've ever seen. Funny too, can you imagine the bosses face? Surprised they were not destroyed.
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That last one has me amazed. That's the best error I've ever seen. Funny too, can you imagine the bosses face? Surprised they were not destroyed.
BOBBYROBBY64. Lol!
There is another from Louisiana that has an inverted plate. Don't you think the bottle manufacturer gave the company a "GOOD DEAL" on them that is why they were used. The embossing would still have indicated who the owner was... just upside down. I doubt very many were made once the error was caught. I'm glad they didn't toss them!
 

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There is another from Louisiana that has an inverted plate. Don't you think the bottle manufacturer gave the company a "GOOD DEAL" on them that is why they were used. The embossing would still have indicated who the owner was... just upside down. I doubt very many were made once the error was caught. I'm glad they didn't toss them!
Me too buddy, me too
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Here are 4 bottles with spelling errors and 1... oh, crud for our Theme today.
  1. DUBUQUE WIESS BEER CO.
    DUBUQUE WEISS BEER CO.
  2. THE GREKE BREWING CO.
    THE GERKE BREWING CO.
  3. WENZEL MEBLIN WEISS BEER
    WENZEL MEDLIN WEISS BEER
  4. I've seen Pittsburgh spelled Pittsburg and both are correct, but how about:
    KEYSTONE BREWING CO. LTD
    PITTSBUGH, S.S. PA.
  5. I would say this is an example of a 1st batch (early morning) mistake by the glass blower or mold assembler if there was one:
    NIAGARA FALLS BREWING CO.
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Found this one of a kind hutch for bid. Nice upside down slug plate. From Jay of course.
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This is one error bottle that I don't have, but would love to come across one someday - both because I collect BC bottles and because it's one of the most egregious examples of an error bottle that I know of. It's from Chappell and Kapps in Kaslo, BC, but the mold engraver misspelled both of the proprietors' names as well as the name of the town!
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I guess spelling wasn’t a top priority back then
 

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Very nice.
Easier to read, head back, bottle tipped.
One wanders, so many misteakes, if it was intensional. At leased they got the "&" and "B, C," corect.
The proof reader might have been into a high-proof refreshment.
 

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Very nice.
Easier to read, head back, bottle tipped.
One wanders, so many misteakes, if it was intensional. At leased they got the "&" and "B, C," corect.
The proof reader might have been into a high-proof refreshment.
They were filled and transported upside down. Maybe not an error after all. Everyone else has been upside down all this time! Lol!
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