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Thus, under this question the bottle classifies under option "C" - Other Closure/Finish type with no further date refining possible under this question.covers Applied Color Labels (ACL) which this bottle does have.the makers markings on the base - we can still make a reasonable determination that this bottle almost certainly dates no earlier than 1933 (ACL, lack of bubbles) and could be as recent as the 1960s (straw tinted colorless glass).The makers mark cinches the date in the 1940s of course, but without this marking the bottle date could not be refined further.We now have refined the bottle age range a bit more - between about 19.
As the information under this question notes, ACL's in the U. date no earlier than 1933 and are still being made though most American soda bottles with this feature are from before the 1980s.
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A bit more information is available on this site for this type of bottle by reviewing the the Bottle Typing/Diagnostic Shapes page and by looking through the Reference Sources/Bibliography page for potentially useful references.
This yields a "YES" answer to Question #2 and we know that this is a narrow mouth/bore machine-made bottle which very likely dates no earlier than 1905 and probably 1910. (Note: This section of the dating key is a series of independent questions where the answer to any given question is not dependent on the answer to another; a user may view the questions in any order.)In reading through "B", there are a couple other options available to help refine the dating a bit.
If one looks closely at the thick glass in the base of the bottle, one can see that the glass is not quite perfectly colorless, but instead has a slight "straw" or washed out amber tint to the glass (picture of base below).