Dating bottle glass
Want to know how to identify and date Coke bottles?There are many variables that need to be considered to identify the dates of Coke bottles.
The earliest bottles were made by a glassblower using a blowpipe, and free-blown bottles will lack seams. A free-blown bottle will often exhibit a scar on its base from when the bottle was detached from the blowpipe (pontil). If the bottle lacks mold seams but exhibits a high degree of symmetry, it may be dip- or turn-molded and probably dates before 1850.Now that you have understood that story of glass bottles of Coke has history similar to that of the company, this is small attempt to date Coke bottles. It would be difficult to present everything in detail. This is an attempt to simplify things and present in a way that is easily understandable. Glass bottles can vary in size considerably, but are most commonly found in sizes ranging between about 10ml and 5 litres.These marks serve a variety of purposes, such as identifying the machine used in the production of the bottle (for quality control purposes), showing the manufacturer of the bottle, how much to fill the bottle to, the date the bottle was manufactured, as well as other information.Embossing on a bottle consists of raised lettering, numbers, and/or designs which were intended to inform the purchaser in some way of the contents or to establish ownership of the bottle.