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This was published by both ourselves in mi Ni Z and by the Midwest Club in their newsletter.
Jim revised the article in 2004 and that is the version reproduced here.
Another invaluble source is Miniature Bottle Collector Magazine (MBC). From 1918 to 1929 the Owens Bottle Company's trademark was a circle inside a square on the bottom of the bottle.
Back issues of this can be ordered from the former editor, David Spaid (email address on MBC Page), or can be read on-line on this web site. Anyone who has information to help with dating miniature bottles is invited to Dating (mainly) US Straight Bottles by Jim Crawford From 1873 to 1929 the Illinois Glass Company's trademark was an "I" inside a diamond and "I. In both cases the 1 or 2 digit number to the right of the trademark indicates the year the bottle was made.
There used to be a good web site, Decanter Pictorials, that had pictures of thousands of decanters, large and mini, in both colour and black and white.S., or for delivery to a vessel or aircraft as supplies to be consumed outside the jurisdiction of the United States. 1934 decal tax stamps were 1, yellow on white, 3/4" x 1-1/4" with a rounded top.In 1990 USA distillers moved from "Proof" to "% Alcohol" as a standard unit of measure. They had "State of Florida" on the top and "Alcoholic Excise Tax" on the bottom, and had a scene of palm trees by the sea shore in the middle.The following are descriptions and names associated with various state beverage tax stamps: ALABAMA: Decal tax stamps were used from 1937 up to 1979 or 1980. 1935-1936 decals were 7/8" square 1-1/2 white with an orange state replica shown on the tax stamp.In the early and mid 1940's red, white, and black circular (like a "Bulls Eye") decal tax stamps were used. 1950 was a green rectangular decal stamp with white printing and the state seal in the middle. 1937 tax stamps were 7/8" square, 1, orange with a yellow state.
Starting November 18th 1989 government health warning labels were required on all liquor bottles sold in the United States.