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Definitely the largest and most expensive. The restored water tower at the Brooks factory in Collinsville, IL
 

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Out of all the ketchups I've ever found this is my most unique. It is a tooled-lip REX brand Tomato Ketchup. I have never seen another example of this ketchup bottle anywhere. It would have been cork-sealed so it may pre-date the advent of the screw cap. It is translucent due to calcification of the interior but would have originally been clear. The calcification is actually very evenly distributed and made the bottle appear pearl-like so I just kept it like that.
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I have collected several SSP olive oil bottles over the years but have not seen one of these. SS Pierce was a condiment supplier. Early ones were very similar in shape sometimes were paper labelled.

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I have collected several SSP olive oil bottles over the years but have not seen one of these. SS Pierce was a condiment supplier. Early ones were very similar in shape sometimes were paper labelled.

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Wow, it is very similar- even with the small base at the bottom. Wonder if REX stole the bottle design or if this was just a common bottle design at the time?
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