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    BB If you don't mind, I'm currently working on...

    BB

    If you don't mind, I'm currently working on a study of Glenshaw seltzer bottles in an attempt to try and make sense of the various designs in connection with various Glenshaw...
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    Josh Here's the bottle patent I was talking...

    Josh

    Here's the bottle patent I was talking about that I was unable to send to you in a PM ...

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    BB Its possible the 10 is an I0 I have seen...

    BB

    Its possible the 10 is an I0

    I have seen Glenshaw seltzer bottles with the letters G H I K L M N followed by numbers

    Typically they used a 1 with a slant-top for the number 'one' and a...
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    BB Welcome to the forum. Check the lip area...

    BB

    Welcome to the forum.

    Check the lip area of your bottle and see if it has a micro-small letter or number. Sometimes you have to use a magnifying glass to see them. If it has one, compare it...
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    Most of the histories written about James Vernor...

    Most of the histories written about James Vernor and his ginger ale state he had a soda fountain in his first drug store on the corner of Woodward Avenue and Clifford Street. I'm merely challenging...
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    The same applies to this 1867 newspaper article...

    The same applies to this 1867 newspaper article where it says ...

    "Messrs. Vernor and L'Hommedieu, for the free use of a soda fount."

    It only confirms they loaned what was probably a portable...
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    MCglass With all do respect ... 1. That...

    MCglass

    With all do respect ...

    1. That 1868 newspaper advertisement does not confirm there was a full service soda fountain in James Vernor's drug store. It only confirms he had what was...
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    However ... This doesn't mean I believe the...

    However ...

    This doesn't mean I believe the ACL label on Jb's 7up bottle was applied in 1929. I'm having a real problem with that! I'm still leaning toward a circa 1935 ACL label applied to a...
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    Here's the original patent for the Broadway Dry...

    Here's the original patent for the Broadway Dry bottle.

    https://www.google.com/patents/USD80808

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    1. It was filed on December 28, 1929
    2. It was registered on March 25, 1930
    3. It...
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    Back to the 29S6 7up ACL ... I thought this...

    Back to the 29S6 7up ACL ...

    I thought this was extremely interesting. I believe its a 'transition' mark used by Owens-Illinois in 1930. Notice it has the typical Owens-Illinois <(I)> mark but...
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    7update ... Those of us who are familiar with...

    7update ...

    Those of us who are familiar with the early-day history of 7up know that bottlers were required to provide their own bottles, which explains the various sizes and colors that appeared...
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    Jb Your "Best Ever Bottling Co." bottle is...

    Jb

    Your "Best Ever Bottling Co." bottle is mucho interesting. If it wasn't for the paper label there would be no way of identifying it as being a 7up bottle. I took a quick look around and...
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    Update ... I can only speak for myself, but...

    Update ...

    I can only speak for myself, but based on what I've seen so far I'm strongly leaning toward the possibility that Jb's 29S6 amber bottle was made in 1929. As for the ACL 7up label on the...
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    Just for the record ... According to various,...

    Just for the record ...

    According to various, reliable accounts, the Owens-Illinois Glass Company was officially established on ...

    April 17, 1929

    ... which was four months before the Pepsi...
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    Its time for a few more comparisons to see it...

    Its time for a few more comparisons to see it these marks are the same or just similar ...

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    Okay, fine! But who made the 29S Pepsi Cola...

    Okay, fine! But who made the 29S Pepsi Cola 'Pinch' bottles and Jb's 29S6 amber 7up bottle?
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    Here's a Pepsi Cola 'Pinch' bottle that sold on...

    Here's a Pepsi Cola 'Pinch' bottle that sold on eBay for $53.65 on July 10, 2016
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    P.S. As far as I know, the Pepsi Cola 'Pinch'...

    P.S.

    As far as I know, the Pepsi Cola 'Pinch' bottles are extremely popular with collectors. With all of the hoopla that's associated with them, surely someone must know who produced them! Or is...
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    Rich Here's the link to the original patent...

    Rich

    Here's the link to the original patent for the Pepsi Cola bottle being discussed ...

    Filed: August 20, 1929
    Registered: February 25, 1930

    But no mention I can see about which glass...
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    Hmmm ... Verry Intrresting! The Root Glass...

    Hmmm ... Verry Intrresting!

    The Root Glass Company became part of the Owens-Illinois Glass Company in 1932

    http://www.glassbottlemarks.com/root-glass-company-terre-haute-indiana/

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    Rich Thanks for the patent number - I'm going...

    Rich

    Thanks for the patent number - I'm going to check it out and see what I can find out about it.

    Here's another one of the Pepsi Cola "peanut/pinch" bottles I found but I'm not sure if its a...
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    iggy / Rich Mucho Gracias' Your picture is...

    iggy / Rich

    Mucho Gracias'

    Your picture is better than mine! Does the book say who made those bottles?
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    Speaking of 29S Pepsi Cola (Pinch/Peanut) bottles...

    Speaking of 29S Pepsi Cola (Pinch/Peanut) bottles and member Morbious_fod, this bottle is from Morb's website and shows the 29S mark. Now that I know where to look for the mark, I can just barely see...
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    Here's a fully embossed Pepsi Cola bottle that...

    Here's a fully embossed Pepsi Cola bottle that Reggie Lynch says is embossed on the heel with 29S and that its a circa 1929 bottle. I'm searching now to see if I can find another one like it that...
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    Notice in this thread I started in 2011 where...

    Notice in this thread I started in 2011 where member Celerycola said in Post #9 ...

    "Streator IL plant of Illinois Glass was still using the old mark in 1930. I have bottles marked with 29S and...
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