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Wildcat wrangler

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I thought this would be easy to look up, thinking it was another catsup bottle, but I just don’t know that’s what it is, now. All I know, for sure, is it’s an unusual color and it’s dirty, and sits really crooked with lots of bubbles.
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I couldn’t find any catsup bottles like it- I did see some “marigold Canada Dry” that resembled it? Anyone know anything about this one? Totally unmarked.
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Is that a ground lip? Pretty sure Canada Dry didn't have anything but crowntops (but would be interested to be proven wrong)
 

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Is that a ground lip? Pretty sure Canada Dry didn't have anything but crowntops (but would be interested to be proven wrong)

It REALLY looks like it’s ground- did they do that with a screw top closure?


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It REALLY looks like it’s ground- did they do that with a screw top closure?
Yes, this appears to be a fully molded screw-top from the turn of the 20th century. For a short time before the ABM, the bottles were blown in a full mold, then the tops were ground flat to accommodate the screw cap. Here's another example:

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Looks more like a ketchup to me than anything else I can think of, but never seen a ketchup in that colour or with a ground lip before. Maybe a particularly fancy ketchup? Definitely nothing to do with Canada Dry.
 

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Looks more like a ketchup to me than anything else I can think of, but never seen a ketchup in that colour or with a ground lip before. Maybe a particularly fancy ketchup? Definitely nothing to do with Canada Dry.

That’s what I was thinking, too. I thought I’d find it easy, Trying to look it up,but it’s not there, so far. Kind of a gross color for a ketchup bottle….The color looks like dried ketchup- from dollar tree-(off brand…. Way off brand!)


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Yes, this appears to be a fully molded screw-top from the turn of the 20th century. For a short time before the ABM, the bottles were blown in a full mold, then the tops were ground flat to accommodate the screw cap. Here's another example:

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Interesting…. That’s a beautiful bottle! I owe you some bottle show pix! Got lost on my way over there and finally got there at the very end. Our friend, Herb had a table there,and should be coming up with pix of it- (nice guy…. Neat to meet him). it’s so nice to FINALLY have any shows at all.


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Your bottle has a wine bottle shape, although I can't remember seeing a ground-lip, screw-top wine bottle. Not only that, but the color is off for an American wine bottle. Nevertheless, I do have more spirits bottles with ground lips than I first realized. Let me make a guess that your bottle contained a wine product like a cooking sherry.

Both of these bottle have ground-lip, screw top. The Klondike whiskey gives an idea of the time period.


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These are the only ones I’ve found that are even remotely close and the closure and color are not right. Also I think Canada Dry were textured.


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Kat,
Thanks for the kind words.
Your bottle is a TOC sauce bottle.
I've found them back in the day, but never in that color.
Great find in that color.
 

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