Somewhat large pre-prohibition beer bottle

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moodorf

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I have been having mixed luck with bottle hunting lately, adding a layer of leaves has made things challenging.

Today I got lucky, I was walking around my usual dumpy place bottle hunting, when I felt my footstep sink about 1 foot into the ground more than it should have. I dug around and found this:

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I have found Schwarzenbach brewing bottles before, but never in this size. It's huge! It's maybe 32 oz?
It's believe it's circa 1906-1920 given the crown cap and the fact that this brewer was out of business in 1920 and the town had a slightly different name until 1906 (there are bottles with the older name out there, I've had a couple)

The crown cap would have been somewhat new at the time. I think this bottle was made with some sort of early machine? Here's the base:

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