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Posted 4 years ago

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Kristiesox
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I have been having trouble researching this bottle and hope someone here can help me. Here is the pertinent information:

It is a honey or medium amber bottle measuring 9 5/8. It has a crown top. It is BIM (seams go to just under rim). It has no closure. Smooth base with the #'s 489 embossed on bottom. No letters or symbols on bottom, just 489. This is what the embossing on front of bottle says:
RIEGER BOTTLING WKS
R.B.W.
REGISTERED
BINGHAMTON . N.Y.

It has "good bubbles". Excellent condition so I don't think it was ever buried underground.

I can't even locate the existence of this company. I will try the historical society. I hope someone can give me some more info. Thank you so much in advance for any information that any of you can help me with.

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  1. sodapopkid27023 scott berry , 4 years ago
    look and see if any books have been written on the citys companys and old buildings.
    its from about 1910-1920 . check the old phone books at the library and theyll tell you when the co was open.

    5-20$ but may go for more locally.

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