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    Jul 2013
    santa cruz,ca
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    Prohibition Era Whiskey Bottles?

    i was poking around an old clubhouse with the detector , when my girlfriend spotted these.


    she has a good set of eyes, lol.

    what are they worth? im a bottle noob.
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  2. #2
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    us
    Fly Navy!

    Jun 2008
    York County, PA (USA) Brevard County, FL (USA)
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    Until someone pipes in - I searched Google and found a bottle that looks close - it is hard to read the writing (reflection) on your bottle. Take a look at: EBAY: VINTAGE BROWN SEAGRAMS FEDERAL LAW FORBIDS BOTTLE CORK


    ..: What Pennsylvania County Do You Live In? :..

    ..: What Florida County Do You Live In? :..

    "A free people ought to be armed." - George Washington (January 7th, 1790)
    ..: Criminals obey "gun control" laws in the same manner politicians follow their oaths of office :..


  3. #3
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    Diggin up TEXAS!

    Sep 2009
    Fort Worth,Texas
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    Are these prohibiton era? I found a few in the woods i detect, and wasnt sure so just left them. They were clear thou, but has the same writting on them.

    great find!

  4. #4
    Can you give us a hint as to the wording?
    If the elevator tries to bring you down, go crazy, punch a higher floor!

  5. #5
    us
    May 2013
    Marietta, Georgia
    Garrett AT Pro & Garrett Pro Pinpointer
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    "FEDERAL LAW FOBIDS SALE OR REUSE OF THIS BOTTLE"
    WoW, took me so long to find this edit signature thing I have now forgotten what I wanted to add, G. R.r.r.r.r.r

  6. #6
    us
    Jan 2013
    seeing eye shovel
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    These are post prohibition. The "Federal Law Forbids" language was mandated from 1935 to approximately 1964, see Federal Law Forbids Sale or Reuse of this Bottle No collectibility in the eyes of the bottle guys, with very few exceptions. They are useful as dating markers. There may be date codes on the base...


  7. #7
    us
    Jul 2013
    santa cruz,ca
    at pro
    5
    4 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    thanks for the all info guys.

    one of the bottles says "hiram walker and sons. limited. 56 48. walkerville canada"

    the other one says "d8 65 46."

 

 

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