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Hi! New to the site and am enjoying all the the information and pictures everyone's posted. I've got a 20's/30's dump site that I have been enjoying digging in. Here are a few of mine that I am most curious about and haven't been able to find info about.
 

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Welcome to the forum! The ribbed brown ones generally held poisonous contents and I think are the newest bottles listed and numbered in the poison bottle collectors' catalogue (I don't have a copy of the book so I can't tell you the number). The one with the round bit on the top and bottom was probably olive oil.
 
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Welcome to the forum! The ribbed brown ones generally held poisonous contents and I think are the newest bottles listed and numbered in the poison bottle collectors' catalogue (I don't have a copy of the book so I can't tell you the number). The one with the round bit on the top and bottom was probably olive oil.
Cool! :) Thanks for the info. I'll look into the poison bottles a bit more.
 
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Welcome to the forum! The ribbed brown ones generally held poisonous contents and I think are the newest bottles listed and numbered in the poison bottle collectors' catalogue (I don't have a copy of the book so I can't tell you the number). The one with the round bit on the top and bottom was probably olive oil.
I learned that that above amber bottles are not poison. Here is one with a label. A Supermalt! :p
 

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I learned that that above amber bottles are not poison. Here is one with a label. A Supermalt! :p
Looks like you're right! Apparently these are listed in the poison bottle book as KR-42 (can anyone with the book confirm?) but I suspect what happened was that a design which was originally used for poisonous contents was later reused for all sorts of products once ribbed warnings on poison bottles became uncommon (this was also around the art deco era when that design would often be used for aesthetic reasons).

I also found pictures of similarly shaped bottles with other decoration, there's one with fish scales for cod liver oil and another with olive leaves for olive oil:
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