It is full with a red tax strip that has a number,36-4433013. We now have a dating range - albeit a fairly wide range - for this bottle from the early 1900s to about 1950. A user would first read through the introductory section of Machine-made Bottles for general information about machine-made bottles, then move on to the first question in that section - - which deals with the glass color. Additional Points that May Help in How to Date Coke Bottles People assume that the city label on glass bottles specify the place where they are manufactured, but it is a misconception. Please see my page on here. The bottle was made in factory the 3 to the left of the logo at Huntington, West Virginia, one of the plants that made soda bottles.
The noted scuffing and wear on the bottle is a result of milk bottles typically being reused dozens or scores of times Lockhart pers. Business went well until 1930 when a major crisis occurred. Moreover, all reproductions are marked with the code 'A204' on the base, and have a lighter color. Go to the next question. If the glass has a dark hue, especially amber, then it was probably manufactured before 1907. A red ribbon on the front. All other product or brand names are trademarks of their respective owners.
This early American-made bottle was free-blown not dip molded most likely at a New England glasshouse between 1780 and 1830. However, here are some thoughts. There is an interesting story about the origin of the Nehi trademark that took place in the 1920's. As the new president, he was greeted with a great amount of debt. The bottom of the bottle reads: 5 51 Design Pat 0, Mar 3-25, Duraglass? Search for your bottle by name in Google Books under the magazines. My Nehi has been in storage for the last 30 years. Looking at the two options under Question 8, it is clear no pun intended that this bottle matches refinement 2 which makes it highly probable that this bottle dates after 1920 and but probably no later than the 1960s.
If you have friends or family members who are interested in antiques, bottles, fruit jars, insulators, tableware or other types of vintage glass, please consider sharing this site with them on Facebook or other social media sites. Doing some simple math puts this bottle at 1983. This bottle has a side mold seam that distinctly ends right at the base of the finish. Reed Glass Company, Rochester, New York. Glass bottles produced in early America date back to the 1700s.
The bottle also does not have a ground down surface at the top of the finish i. Chattanooga was the 1st Coca-Cola Bottling Company. The key is knowing how to identify whether or not a bottle is old or a modern reproduction. Bradham soon realized the market potential of this drink, for which he sought a trademark in 1902, by the name Pepsi-Cola, named after two of its main constituents - pepsin and kola nuts. Back of bottle — near the neck reads Federal Law Forbids sale or re-use if this bottle.
You need to carefully observe for warnings, if any. I am a wwii reenactor and would love to use some authentic coke bottles for my display. City names now appear on the baseplate bottom side. Coke has also renewed its trademark twice for the past years. I have a Coca-Cola bottle hobble skirt style. Soda Bottles This glassy roundup showcases a sampling of the hundreds of soda brands produced from the 1800s to the 1970s at which time bottles gave way to aluminum cans.
Each of the green question hyperlinks result in a pop-up page showing the particular question on the Dating Page; once read it should be deleted to avoid clutter. Or pour an entire container of Deck Cleaner and mix carefully with water in the bucket. Treasure in a Cornfield - The Discovery and Excavation of the Steamboat Arabia Hawley 1998 is about another Missouri River steamship which sank in 1856, salvaged in the 1980s and which had at least 11 bottles of Hostetter's on board. First of all, after rinsing out the dirt from the inside, I recommend using a mixture of water and oxalic acid in a plastic 5-gallon bucket. I simply don't have the time, energy or knowledge to answer many of the questions submitted here.
In 1930, the Great Depression which followed the stock market crash of October 1929, sales of Nehi Corp. This video presents the history of Coca-Cola bottles that may visually help on how to date Coke bottles: It is quite a challenge to date these bottles. I remember seeing it only once before, and can't remember where! Well you're in luck, because here they come. Historical Notes: Although varying in colors from clear to green to ice blue to honey to amber - this bottle was the best attempt to date for package uniformity. Bottom of bottle stamp is: D-126 5659. The proximity of the company to Oregon would make it a likely source.