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I’ve been working on a comprehensive guide to all glass Vernor’s Bottles for about six months. Part 1 is complete and will be available in a couple days. Attached is the section on embossed VGA bottles. I have completed Vernor’s bottles from James Vernor Druggist bottles (1866-1896) to 1941 - just before they starting using ACLs. There are many ways to compare and contrast bottle differences. I chose not to account for glass color and mold execution. Instead, I concentrated on intentional differences like design changes, wording differences, makers marks, and BIMAL/ABM. Many thanks to Rich Guilbault, from this group, for allowing me to photograph his Vernor’s bottle collection. If you have any Vernor’s embossed VGA bottles that don’t appear here, I want to know about them! Thank you! (By the way - this is four pages of 21 pages of Vernor’s bottles I have catalogued so far.)
 

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Excellent! Great detail. You put a lot of work into it. Great job. I still will get you pics of another ACL I recently got.
 

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My #16 Vernor's Bottle has a #6 at back bottom heel instead of #3. Not sure if that's of any Interest. LEON.
 

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My #16 Vernor's Bottle has a #6 at back bottom heel instead of #3. Not sure if that's of any Interest. LEON.
Thank you! I’ll add that. Could be a mold number. I’m trying to collect as much information as I can. Maybe it will make more sense in the end.
 

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