yard sale find -paper label local ginger ale bottle " muskoka special " browns gravenhurst

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just found this bottle this morning and don't think it has sunk in yet just how rare it might actually be , still need to try and do some more research on it .found it in a box of bottles for sale at a yard sale this morning , paid very little for it . writing on label says " keep bottle on side and in cool place " contents 7 0z , 1/15 grs saccharine . Brown's Muskoka Special pale dry ginger ale .made from pure spring water , from artesian wells , from analytical tests made, it is of high standard of purity and specially adapted for carbonating . JD Brown Gravenhurst Muskoka Ont , established 1873 . I have no doubt that this label is 100% authentic due to age of the bottle and ware on the label . I have seen brown's labels for sale however never this specific label , the ones I had seen at antique stores were much newer from like 50's-60's era never any for the older periods the company operated . I'm going to assume this bottle is from 20's 30's althought it could be a bit older its very tough to tell as I haven't seen this bottle before with label on it .
 

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Just noticed this thread. That’s an awesome bottle !
 

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An authentic paper label turns a throw away bottle into a real treasure.
 

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Just noticed this thread. That’s an awesome bottle !

2015 seems like a while ago but was a neat find , still have this bottle , getting a little dusty though for some reason it seems to attract dust where its stored

never seen anything similar since
 

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Wow yeah I don't remember seeing this post before either. That was a fantastic find! There definitely aren't a lot of soda bottles from that era that show up with paper labels on them. There's a good chance that it could be unique.
 

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