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Miller Rubber Co glass container #723392
Sun Jan 20 2019 11:33 AM
Sun Jan 20 2019 11:33 AM
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This was found in a bottle collection, does anyone know anything about it, what it held. It has graduations on the back and a picture of a paintbrush brushing something on the tire or tube.

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Re: Miller Rubber Co glass container [Re: RMikita] #723462
Mon Jan 21 2019 12:16 AM
Mon Jan 21 2019 12:16 AM
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I don't know anything about it. But my first thought (which is a guess) is that it is a jar to hold paint, to paint the letters or white walls on your tires. I'm probably wrong, but just taking a jab at it.

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Re: Miller Rubber Co glass container [Re: Speedracer] #723656
Wed Jan 23 2019 07:26 PM
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Thanks, that make sense.


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Re: Miller Rubber Co glass container [Re: RMikita] #723667
Wed Jan 23 2019 08:52 PM
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Well like I said it’s just a guess with the pic of paint brush(es) on/near the tire. I am probably wrong.

I’m not even sure what year(s) guys started painting tires compared to the year of that logo/tire.

It is fun trying to solve some of this stuff. Maybe someone else will chime in soon.

-Steve


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Re: Miller Rubber Co glass container [Re: RMikita] #723672
Wed Jan 23 2019 10:23 PM
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Miller also made rubber gloves, and a rubber glove was their trademark.

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Re: Miller Rubber Co glass container [Re: RMikita] #723674
Thu Jan 24 2019 12:04 AM
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The oldest ad I have for Miller is 1916.

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