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Went to a local Bottle show in Michigan Today. Only picked up a small group. My Favorite is the Killer Emerald Green, 7 up Green, what ever color you wanta call it but it's a bright cool looking Green. Rare & Mint to Boot. LEON.
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Wow that green blob top is a stunner! Excellent condition too, it clearly was never buried. Do you know what was in it? I thought it was an unusual soda or beer at first but now I'm thinking it reminds me a lot of those colourful citrate of magnesia bottles a few US druggists used. Bears a strong resemblance to some ginger beer bottles we got up here as well during the crown top era but I don't know of any in that style being in use that far back. Regardless of what was in it, it's definitely a fantastic bottle!
 

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An attractive green bottle! It's an interesting form, with those sharp shoulders. I spent some effort to identify a bottle with those shoulders. I concluded mine is British, because I got it in Guyana, a former British colony. I'm glad to see an embossed sharp-shouldered example.

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rich has a broken top but it's Super RARE from Reed City. 99.9% will come from East Saginaw. LEON.
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rich has a broken top but it's Super RARE from Reed City. 99.9% will come from East Saginaw. LEON.
 

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An attractive green bottle! It's an interesting form, with those sharp shoulders. I spent some effort to identify a bottle with those shoulders. I concluded mine is British, because I got it in Guyana, a former British colony. I'm glad to see an embossed sharp-shouldered example.

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Yours looks very similar to the Elliman's Royal Embrocation veterinary med bottles, only much earlier. I don't know if it has any connection to the US citrate bottles.
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According to this site: https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8188 the product was first sold in 1847 however, so it's possible that your bottle is an earlier, unembossed Elliman's bottle. It's also possible that the shape was a more common one in the mid-19th century but by the early 20th century it only remained in use by Elliman's because the shape had come to be associated with that product.
 

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Hemihampton is probably right in calling it a Citrate of Magnesia bottle. Cowe in 1916 was selling drugs at 1080 Kercheval Avenue. He had four male employees and no females. That suggests that my bottle is also a magnesia bottle; that's why I had so much trouble tracking info on it. I'm happy with that association.
 

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