Click here to move directly to the list of machine-made dating questions. Machine-made bottles will exhibit most or all of the diagnostic characteristics explained and illustrated below. It should be noted that features 1, 3, 4, 5, and 6 are primary indicators of machine-made manufacture. Feature 2 mold seam diameter is not as strongly diagnostic as the primary indicators as mouth-blown bottles sometimes can have very fine mold seams. Feature 7 describes a couple glass related features that are quite consistent in machine-made bottles, but not diagnostic, i.
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Doing some simple math puts this bottle at Government Warning You know that big block of text on the back of your whiskey that tells you not to operate machinery or be pregnant while drinking? If the UPC code is missing you can move the estimated date of the bottle back to at least pre How the liquid in the bottle is measured can also be a clue. From forward all bottles in the USA started carrying metric ml, liter, etc. Before bottles in the USA were measured using the Imperial system pint, quart, gallon, etc. Federal Tax Strips Does your bottle of whiskey have a tax strip?
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Screw cap Screw on closures are the most common bottle caps. They are easy to apply by a wide variety of automated equipment, or they can be applied by hand. The application torque of closures however must be controlled in order for the closures to perform properly in the field. Closures must be applied tight enough to maintain a seal and to resist closure back-off, but must not be applied so tightly that the end user cannot remove the closure. They are often found on top of beers, such as Coors or Bud Light.
History[ edit ] Men'uchi from the Edo period were made from clay. They were converted into paper format menko during the Meiji period. The game of milk caps possibly originated in Maui, Hawaii during the s or s,   or possibly with origins in Menko , a Japanese card game very similar to milk caps, which has been in existence since the 17th century.