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So there I was, exploring a dump site, where most of what I was seeing was from the 1920's - 30's era, and, regrettably, most of it was broken. After working through the site several times and being rewarded with a couple of ink wells, I decided to end the dive. Returning to my entry site, I passed an area on my right where I had located several old jars, slick beers and other items; I had searched this area at least twice, but something in the back of my mind said: LOOK AGAIN! By simply turning in that direction, I noticed, in the distance, a gleam amongst the rocks that I thought looked like a squat-style bottle. NO WAY, I thought - couldn't be! How could I have missed it?? As I approached, it became clear to me it was, in fact, a squat!

I must admit, this experience vaulted me into old glass ecstasy!

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Wow, what a find! Always amazing what can be missed in a dump if you just look a little too quickly, leading to those "how in the world did I miss that?!?!" kind of moments. Good thing you looked again!

(Your video is unavailable (private) by the way!)
 

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That's an incredible find! (And wow, what a surname for the bottler to have too, ha ha!) Does it have a pontil?

For the video, if you want it to be visible here but not show up in people's Youtube suggestions, you should set it as unlisted rather than private. Unlisted means you need to have the link to see it, private means only you can see it.
 

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That's an incredible find! (And wow, what a surname for the bottler to have too, ha ha!) Does it have a pontil?

For the video, if you want it to be visible here but not show up in people's Youtube suggestions, you should set it as unlisted rather than private. Unlisted means you need to have the link to see it, private means only you can see it.
Thanks CB, I’ll make the change…oh - no pontil.
 
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Wow, what a find! Always amazing what can be missed in a dump if you just look a little too quickly, leading to those "how in the world did I miss that?!?!" kind of moments. Good thing you looked again!

(Your video is unavailable (private) by the way!)
So true, eh? Gotta admit, it’s not the first time I’ve overlooked something; fortunately, I’ve learned to follow my instincts, though I have no doubt that I’ve missed some beauties over the years.
 

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"Canada West" - prior to Confederation in 1867, the British deemed their Canadian Colonies " Canada East" ( formerly called 'Lower Canada' ) and Canada West ( 'Upper Canada' ); with Confederation, Canada West became Ontario & Canada East, Quebec. Bottles labelled CW are highly sought after by collectors up here.
 

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