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Help to identify this newly-found golden citrine bottle

BrotherBo

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May 30, 2019
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Southwest Virginia
This neat old bottle was recently found underneath an old house. The bright color of the glass is just incredible; it's a vibrant, golden citrine color and has an unusual maltese cross mark on the pontil. It measures 9 1/4 inches tall and has lots of swirls and bubbles. The mold lines do not reach all the way to the top; they stop about 3/4 of an inch below. I assume it would've had a label. I've searched for another example with no luck. Any ideas?
 

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BrotherBo

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May 30, 2019
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Southwest Virginia
Thank you sunrunner and GLASSHOPPER55. I followed the link and there is some very interesting information there. From what I can gather the maltese cross mark was a type of "signature" left by certain mold makers in the St. Louis area around the turn of the century.
 

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