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Verner - Toronto soda bottle ( has an embossed Horse )

RCO

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May 17, 2012
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noticed this one on ebay but seen this bottle before but can't remember where ? its from Toronto , a bottler called " Verner " who went by a couple different names in book but from around the early 1900's era

what makes it unique is the embossing specifically the Horse part . is other bottles with horses on them but its very prominent on this one .

just though I'd share as its a neat one

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GRACE ABOUND

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Verner Ginger Ale Has been In Business Over A 150 Years In Canada . And The Bottle You Have Is Old . Google Has A Good Story On It . Good Luck . Grace Abounds
 
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RCO

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Verner Ginger Ale Has been In Business Over A 150 Years In Canada . And The Bottle You Have Is Old . Google Has A Good Story On It . Good Luck . Grace Abounds
I didn't see the google post on this bottle , don't think this bottle is related to Verner ginger ale . the Verner Toronto bottler seems to be unrelated just had a similar last name
 

GRACE ABOUND

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I didn't see the google post on this bottle , don't think this bottle is related to Verner ginger ale . the Verner Toronto bottler seems to be unrelated just had a similar last name
I Am Sorry But When You Said Verner In Canada . Last Week Someone else Had a bottle With That Name On It . And Was Wanting Information . Good luck Finding What You Need .Or Want. Grace Abounds
 

JKL

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I Am Sorry But When You Said Verner In Canada . Last Week Someone else Had a bottle With That Name On It . And Was Wanting Information . Good luck Finding What You Need .Or Want. Grace Abounds
RCO is right. The early John Vernon Toronto bottle is not the same as the Vernor Ginger Ale bottler. The bottle is pretty nice looking though.
 

RCO

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I bid and though no one else had bid ( other than initial person I outbid ) but it appears they and 1 other person bid at the last > minute and bottle sold for $43 which is a bit higher than $ 30 opening bid

but I checked some Toronto bottle books and its listed as being worth much more than $43 according to there price guides so it went for much less than its possible value
 

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