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By: TheShovler3 , 4:13 AM GMT on May 07, 2008
Recently, while in the woods cleaning up and looking for composted leaves i ran into an old Pepsi Bottle i dated it back to 1963 making it 45 years old. This peaked my interest.
I'm really starting to get into it, i was out at my girlfriends house in her woods at the site of a old house where i found a bottle that read Scott's Emulsion and had an embossed man carrying a huge cod over his should and on the bottom it said 'Cod Liver Oil' The company was started in 1876 and grew rapidly, i dated the bottle back to the 1920's which was when the first screw caps came about and it has two separate threads. I'll up load a picture later.
While in her woods i also found a flask like bottle that said "Federal law prohibits the resale or reuse of this bottle" Thinking originally that it was poison i researched it. It turns out that these were old Alcohol bottles used after the prohibition. they date from 1932-1964 ( i haven't dated my bottle specifically.) Federal law ordered all the bottles to be destroyed after use and if caught with them in your possession you could serve 2 years in jail and/or 1000 in fines. Check out this link. Link
In short i have now found a new and exciting hobby.
Two Piece Ideal Ball Mason Jar With Glass lid and clasp
Aqua Strong Shoulders Mason Jar
Kerr Quart Mason Jar
Kerr Pint Mason Self Sealer
Pertussin Medicine Bottle
Chester Club Soda Bottle
Waynes Produce Company Cider Vinegar
Pictures 1880's-1890's bottle
Scott's Emulsion Bottle
Bottom Trade Mark Stamp
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