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    Posted 11 years ago

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    PORT CARBON PA T MCDONOUGH IRON PONTIL SQUAT GREEN BLUE BEER SODA BOTTLE
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    PORT CARBON PA T MCDONOUGH IRON PONTIL SQUAT GREEN BLUE BEER SODA BOTTLE
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    1. Warranted Warranted, 11 years ago
      Look on the sides of the bottle, there should be to lines (mold seams). See if they go all the way up the bottle to the lip. If the mold seams go all the way up the bottle it was made after 1900. Anything before the lip was made according to were the seam stops. (Dates May Defer). And i know for sure it's a beer bottle. A very nice Aqua. Thanks for showin
    2. MsDowAntiques MsDowAntiques, 11 years ago
      List of Pennsylvania breweries -- on wikipedia -- says: E. Robinson's Sons, Scranton,PA. founded in 1862 , closed in 1933. -- http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:8Ul3hqnVsPQJ:en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Pennsylvania_breweries+scranton+robinsons+bottle+pilsener&cd=7&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us

      E. Robinson's Sons Bottling (NOS/ new-old-stock) beer label - E. Robinson Brewing Co - Scranton PA - 1910s pre prohibition beer label. Photo: http://lh5.ggpht.com/_9Jy0DUkoy_c/TCtv4Di54CI/AAAAAAAAI7A/8Dsn4cVNP6E/s800/robinsons.JPG

      Look at this item on Worthpoint - scroll down to their "view similar items" widget for more Robinson's items. -- http://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/e-robinson-sons-scranton-pa-letter-dated-1909

      google search: http://www.google.com/search?q=scranton+robinsons+bottle+pilsener&rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&sourceid=ie7&rlz=1I7DKUS_en

      ebay search -- http://shop.ebay.com/i.html?_nkw=robinson+scranton&_fln=1
    3. eccentric1 eccentric1, 8 years ago
      I am always amazed at the number of pre-prohibition breweries existed. But I guess there were more bakers, butchers and grocers at the time also because the neighborhood residents did not have the means nor desire to travel far for these items, and were also limited by loyalties to local and ethnic suppliers.

      Not many of these pre prohibition brewers survived to be post prohibition brewers, which puts nice ones like this one very high on the coolness scale. Good Find!
      E1



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