It turns out the freshness date was marked November 26, 2012. This is the only volume devoted solely to these fascinating soda bottles. The new freshness date was now an easy to read abbreviated month day and year. Ingredients Since this could get really long, I am working on another article to help outline these over the years. Rarely do I see any sort of limited time flavor, or anything not intended to be a mainstay, get a full fledged diet release. It was actually first used on their Diet Pepsi in March of 1993; then their other brands very shortly after.
Metric Weight The metric equivalent weight was added to cans around 1976. Pepsi Cola Bottles Collectors Guide. I've found that the Ayers guide is actually more accurate than the Dick Bridgforth book as far as pricing goes. Hi, I was wondering if anyone could give me information on this Mountain Dew bottle I found. Even I found one that wasn't listed in the Bridgforth book or the Ayers.
I'm still not a believer we will get it permanent, at least not without another contest, but for anyone hoping it does stay, this is a good sign. Several Bottle clubs Ohio and Baltimore have begun the process of local or state bottles. Exceptions to this are common because some times local collectors will pay huge sums for local bottles which if offered nationally would not even get a bid. I don't know why tf people like Baja Blast so much though. And I'm sure it'd sell well in non-summer times too. If you would to help support this free service, consider making a. Published in 2003, this 103 page book provides an alphabetical listing with descriptions of over 400 of the best and most frequently found deco-era specialty soda bottles, with over 250 bottles photographed.
This site focuses more on the older soda bottles and those will be addressed here. But the Bridgforth book is worth buying because it is very thorough and has nearly every bottle and variation you can imagine. The Pepsi-Cola name is embossed repeatedly in this swirl pattern. Among the most popular are the torpedo colored sodas like these. If the paint has not been scratched or damaged this will help in value. . Each entry is accompanied by an accurately scaled line art drawing of the bottle and a rating of relative rarity for each color variation.
Coca-Cola and Pepsi-Cola are the most common soda bottles. On that one Ayer's wins hands down. It's okay at best and honestly only tastes really good out of the fountain where it would be anyway. That's kind of what happened with me. If you want to be added to the expert list above, then simply with the area s in which you would be willing to offer advice. It says around the top: Dispose of Properly, no refill, then has a fancy bumpy ring going around. The exception is the Art Deco Sodas which have recently gotten attention from collectors.
I personally collect old bottles from 1800's and early 1900's. Note that these bottles originally had paper labels - the ones with labels intact are worth much more. Collecting Applied Color Label Soda Bottles. Just make bottled Baja permanent already! You may want to check some of the that Digger Odell has handled in the past to see if your question may already be answered there. And the fact that they just axed it with no warning sucks too. There are lots of good early Dr. If you would like to make a donation to help support the efforts of this free website, then click the button below:.
Condition is important if you are requesting an appraisal. In the middle: Mountain Dew R, 16 fl. When asking a question, be sure to indicate if the bottle has a paper label or not. There's no replacement for it. Prior to this soft drink manufactures printed use-by dates and manufacturing codes on the bottom of cans and sides of bottles; but these were difficult for consumer to decipher. I just got hooked on Whiteout and then suddenly it's impossible to find anywhere! Pepper, Coca Cola and Pepsi Cola bottles from the Hutchinson soda and early machine made era.
If I had known it would be going away, I would have stocked up on like a dozen 12-packs. Brian Wade, 39 East 16 Street, Huntington Station, New York 11746. Those in aqua may not sell for more than a few dollars a piece. It's my personal favorite Dew. See separate sections on , , , , and bottles.