Dating soda bottles
Walbridge, Cecil Munsey, Roger Peters, Gene Blasi, Adeline Pepper, Arthur G. This site also utilizes, to some degree, my own research and observations over several years of collecting & studying antique bottles, insulators and other glassware. It has been increasingly more difficult to keep up with answering emails and posts concerning glass bottle markings and related information. In about 50 to 60 percent of the cases, after I answer a query by email, I do not receive the slightest reply or acknowledgement, not even a brief “thank you”.
I hope this list will be of assistance to those interested in antique bottles and other glass containers made in the United States and the history behind the factories that manufactured them. (I believe Because of this I am going to have to stop answering all but questions of the very widest interest to the collecting public.
The first ones are Pepsi bottles and I have looked everywhere to put dates on these bottles with no success.
The smaller one has a volume of 10 ounces while the larger one's is 16.
be a glass manufacturer’s mark and so may not be listed here. Many bottles carry only a number (or numbers) on the base.Here are some pictures; Third, is a Rolling Rock pony bottle that I found in a small pile of bottles presumably thrown into the woods when it was used as a "private" landfill.Fourth here is a small glass/porcelain cup that I really dont know the purpose of. It's four sided at its base and forms into a cylinder top. Here's a bottle, presumably gin, whiskey, or some other hard drink sure to its size and design.Researcher/historian Tod Von Mechow has compiled a large quantity of in-depth information on antique beer bottles, including both pottery and glass bottles.I would encourage anyone interested in makers’ marks on beer bottles (and soda bottles) to check out his site…..