Dating antique coke bottles
The heavy 1915 stoneware model from the now-defunct Ginger-Mint Julep (A) can cost up to ,000.More abundant and, therefore, less coveted glass ones, like the small Schroeder's jug (B), go for closer to 0.One can find quite a bit of information on my web site and across the Internet about dating bottles based on whether the mold seam goes up and over the lip or if the bottle has a 'pontil' on the base.Even given these descriptions beginning often mistake a machine made Owen ring on the base of a bottle with a pontil.
There are two styles of Hutchinson Coke: one with "Coca-Cola" in script and one without. There are reproduction labels around in new condition, so if the bottle looks old and the label looks new, then chances are that the label was added later.
Even with some chipping, the 1930s Coca-Cola pusher (C) will fetch 0.
Advertising Signs Antique signs showcase a general rule of thumb for soda collectibles—the less known the brand, the more valuable the piece.
The first hobbleskirts where patened Nov 16, 1915 and came in a variety of colors: clear, aqua, ice blue, and green.
To see a rare 1915 that is blue on top and green on the bottom, click here. Dec 25 1923 patent and later) all have a green tint color.
and the 1939 Coca-Cola sample cooler is certainly no exception.