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Bottles187 of 7220Blown glass camel saddle flask ?? Unknown true age believe to be an originalBENSON CO-OP CREAMERY...BENSON MINNESOTA...DISNEY QUART MILK BOTTLE
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    Posted 8 months ago

    dsither445
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    I am trying to identify what this is, where it originated and what it's for. It is about 1.75 inches high with the only writing shown. My brother found this, buried in the dirt, in Japan when he was in the service (early 80's). It seems very old, with bubbling. No marks other than the writing shown. It is very special to him and I'd love to give him history on it. I can't find any bottles anywhere even remotely close to this shape and size.

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    1. MMNJ MMNJ, 8 months ago
      It says “mercurial ointment”
    2. dsither445, 8 months ago
      Thank you so much! Mystery closer to being solved! Any idea how old it is?
    3. apostata apostata, 8 months ago
      a vintage bottle used in the dermatolgy,
    4. apostata apostata, 8 months ago
      its just a guess
    5. AnythingObscure AnythingObscure, 8 months ago
      Pardon the interruption please, but I'm accidentally more curious about the ruler than the bottle -- does it advertise "The Spencer Turbine Company" perchance?? I'd love to see a picture or two of your ruler by itself if possible...??? :-) :-) :-)
    6. dsither445, 8 months ago
      There you go, AnythingObscure! An old boyfriend of mine used to work in IT at Spencer. I've moved to Florida since - he got laid off years ago and I'm not sure Spencer still exists! I added pictures for you.
    7. AnythingObscure AnythingObscure, 8 months ago
      THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU dsither445!!! Indeed that's the Company I thought it was -- in addition to the equipment listed on it they also make blowers for pipe organs, for the last hundred years or so!!! In order to keep from cluttering up your showing of your brother's cool old bottle any more I'll put up some of my 'old blower part' collections shortly!! :-) :-) :-) :-) :-)

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