Flask - Blotted out embossing

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Ohio Rob

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Pint strap sided flask with every letter blotted out. Thought maybe someone on the forum could match it up with one they have? It looks like two initials and the name "x x xxxxxx" / xxxxxx / xxxx . I was hoping the last two lines were city and state OHIO maybe? Any ideas?

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That is a real head scratcher. Someone here might actually know it. Good luck with that one.
 

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Well Rob that is interesting. Sad but done for a strange reason. But Rob - that is a bottle for my bottlemysteries. I hope you find out more. RED Matthews
 

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guess they didn't want to waste a perfectly good mold. remove the proprietary embossing and slap a paper label on it
 

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Can you provide a close-up of the letters? I can usually work these things out like a type of puzzle.
 

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try photo of bottle with solid color background then open in program like Windows Paint and invert the colors and then magnify.This may help identify letters that have not been completely peened out. I would start with a white background . I use this method to look for cracks & lightly embossed letters.Adjusting the hue and contrast may also help.

Tim
 

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Thanks for the comments and ideas. No success thus far in taking better pictures or finding out more about the flask. Red Mathews - as for now it still remains a "bottle mystery"?
 

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