"Certo" bottle. How old?

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If I remember correctly it was used in the canning of jams and jellies.
Robert Douglas invented Certo. He at the age of 19 created the first thermometer while working at his fathers jam business. It told when the jelly or jam was ready. It is still the one used today. Certo is basically pectin.
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My Certo is 1960. Made by Knox glass bottle Company.
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Can't send pics ATM. Stupid computer probs, but I have three similar, one is light amber like yours. I found them in a W2 era farm dump. It's good to now know what they were for.
 

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Used in canning. I can't quite make out the mark in your pic but I'd guess this one is from 1953. Certo in these amber glass bottles was fairly common through the '60s in my neck of the woods. ...Today, on a good day, about $10. --Nice car Kaleb. -- :) Keep digging and good hunting!
 

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Used in canning. I can't quite make out the mark in your pic but I'd guess this one is from 1953. Certo in these amber glass bottles was fairly common through the '60s in my neck of the woods. ...Today, on a good day, about $10. --Nice car Kaleb. -- :) Keep digging and good hunting!
I found it at the car show, and mine says "58" I got the bottle for 2 bucks
 

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Hey Kaleb,
Upon closer inspection that might be a Whitall Tatum Co. mark. Large company with other similar marks on glass, like insulators, etc.
 

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