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Found some more bottles in my garage

opmustard

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I am cleaning out my garage to make room for a small fishing boat. I found some bottles that were in some boxes.
Here is one of them. I am not sure where this came from. Really like it, but I think the top is a replacement. Wait, it might of come from a seller named JC something.
I don't have any idea what its worth or rarity, doesn't really matter. Used to buy St. Louis bottles from Tom Felton, but he didn't sell me this one. I heard he passed away.
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sandchip

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That's a good looking soda. Always liked that mold. The top looks original to me. What's giving you the doubts on it? If the black light doesn't light it up, and you can't feel a sharp edge down inside the top, it should be good.

I hate to hear that about Mr. Tom. He was a digging legend in St. Louis.
 

Merle

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Mar 5, 2021
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I live here in the St. Louis area and started collecting the soda a couple years ago. That is a bottle i haven’t got a chance to put on my shelf. I met Tom’s son at the St. Louis show this year. He digs too, got a couple sodas from him there.
 

opmustard

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Jan 14, 2021
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That's a good looking soda. Always liked that mold. The top looks original to me. What's giving you the doubts on it? If the black light doesn't light it up, and you can't feel a sharp edge down inside the top, it should be good.

I hate to hear that about Mr. Tom. He was a digging legend in St. Louis.
Took the black light and no resin or expoy, but when I felt the inside of the lip, there is a sharpness to it. Assuming that the top is a replacement.
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opmustard

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Jan 14, 2021
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I live here in the St. Louis area and started collecting the soda a couple years ago. That is a bottle i haven’t got a chance to put on my shelf. I met Tom’s son at the St. Louis show this year. He digs too, got a couple sodas from him there.
I never met Tom, but bought a lot of bottles from him.
Didn't know he had a son. Kind of nice that you met him and bought some bottles.
I have never been to the St. Louis Show, but would love to go.
I still have quite a few of his bottles in my collection. One of favorites is a very hard to find St. Louis pontiled mustard as well a hard to find smooth base mustard that he had dug. Some colored sodas as well.
Tom always had good bottles and he never lied about the condition. Great digger and seller.
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opmustard

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If you ever want to part with any St. Louis sodas let me know. I have a few from him myself. Here’s what I’m working with right now
WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Do you want to part with any St. Louis bottles? There are about 100 of your bottles that I would like to have. Nice collection!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Merle

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Mar 5, 2021
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St. Louis metro
I do have doubles of some. I’m to the spot now where it’s hard to find what I don’t already have. Need to start digging again. I’ll do a run through and check my doubles and post
 

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