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#307590 - Sat Feb 25 2012 06:10 PM How can I Identify Oil Bottle Markings
strnge Offline
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Registered: Mon Oct 23 2006
Loc: Millbrae, Ca U.S.A.
How can I identify Oil Bottle Markings? I have figured out the manufacturer is on the bottom of the bottle, but what are all the other markings? Is there a reference website?

Mike
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#307593 - Sat Feb 25 2012 06:31 PM Re: How can I Identify Oil Bottle Markings [Re: strnge]
Bob Richards Offline
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Registered: Tue Feb 22 2005
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Mike not sure if this help? But here is an article written by some guy named Potts.... wink

http://www.oldgas.com/info/oilbotle.htm
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#307848 - Sun Feb 26 2012 07:19 PM Re: How can I Identify Oil Bottle Markings [Re: strnge]
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Registered: Thu Feb 23 2012
Loc: Napanee Ontario Canada
I had help id ing my bottle of Whiz Motor Rythm...found out it is from 1945 Dominion Glass in Miontreal.
http://www.glassmessages.com/index.php/topic,46286.new.html
These folks helped me out greatly.

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#307987 - Mon Feb 27 2012 08:34 AM Re: How can I Identify Oil Bottle Markings [Re: boozotheclown]
T-way Online   content
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Registered: Wed Jul 24 2002
Loc: Riley, MI, USA
Mike:

It would be easier if you posted photos of the markings you are reffering to. Then we can probably give you some information.

I will throw this out there, on later Oil Bottles there are 'Embossed Seals' from certain states. These seals prove that the bottle in question was inspected - and passed - by the state indicated in the seal, as holding a full quart of oil if filled to the indicated line.

Later . . .

Jim
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