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Repro?

GABatGH

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Apr 21, 2014
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Hey folks. I've read, and reread, this thread a number of times and researched the things I didn't know about (like pontils). This bottle came to us from a family member that passed who was an avid collector of high end political stuff. I'm hoping to deduce if this is an original. There's a few features on it that I'm guessing a more knowledgeable person could probably use to decide that.

There's the smooth neck and sharply cut top; an odd line going across the face of the bottle on Lincoln's side; and the swirly lines on the bottom (which I'm guessing are the pontils) are the indication that this is not from Clevenger.

Anyone have any thoughts?

Thanks much!
 

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bottles_inc

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Jul 20, 2019
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The embossing is too accurate on both the image and the lettering, the color is off, there's 0 wear on the base or damage anywhere, the neck is off, looks like an imitation of a polished pontil on the bottom but it dosent look right
 

coreya

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Apr 30, 2007
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Summerfield, Fl
A Fantasy bottle rather than a reproduction ( never were production originals used ). Could be Clevenger or Wheaton. Have seen it before but cant remember where.
 

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