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You folks may want to use your local library for info. All I needed was a library card and now able to do some online research for free. HeritageQuest on line has city directories and census reports...
Looks like you buy whatever grabs you at the time. Kinda wish I could do that but space is a premium with my collection.
I enjoy your posts, keep collecting!
The term Kiss of Lemon / Kiss of Lime was patented in 1960 by the Bubble Up Corp of Peoria Illinois
Again not sure how to enlarge the text?
Here are my Kiss bottles. An 8-ounce 1961...
Bubble Up had bottling franchises all over the country and except for the early ones and that fantastic art deco one are somewhat common.
Below are three 7-ounce versions, dating 1945, 1946 and...
I have several bottles in my collection and some facts about the development of Bubble Up as a lemon lime drink.
First an ad from the American Carbonater and Bottler, Circa early 1940's
I was doing some personal research on Bubble Up when I came across this post and found it to be very interesting reading.
I especially like that art deco Bubble up, never seen one before.
Thank you iggyworf and HouTxSoda for the nice comments. It took a while to put all that together.
1958 and we have Double Cola. Three company’s in one adfor Double Cola. American Soda Water Co. of St. Louis, Stoecker Soda Water ofManchester, Mo, and Isler Bottling Co. of Belleville, IL.
American is advertising for Korker in 1955. Korker isfranchised from the Korker Company out of Brooklyn, New York and is a Divisionof the Virginia Dare Extract Co. I have a 7-ounce Korker that is...
No ad for 2-Way, but I have a 1959, 10-ounce soda bottledby American. Another National NuGrape flavor out of Atlanta, Georgia. Also atrade ad for the three flavors in my collection.
In 1948 I find an ad for Richardson Root Beer. Richardsonis franchised by the Richardson Corporation out of Rochester, New York. I havethree 10-ounce versions of this root beer. Two date at 1948 and...
Next we have NuGrape. Franchised from National NuGrape ofAtlanta Georgia. Two snipped ads and two bottles from my collection as follows.The Clear glass bottle is dated 1946 and the aqua colored glass...
In May of 1938, American is advertising for Hydrox Cola.I believe Hydrox was franchised out of Chicago, Illinois. I have not persued any Hydrox bottles as ofyet, but would like to get one that looks...
We now jump to the mid to latter 1930’s and Silver Sealis still going strong. An ad for Lithiated Lemon and a look alike bottle frommy collection. My bottle is a Glenshaw bottle with an M mark dating...
Silver Seal Soda was fairly popular as some of thesebottles can be found and are somewhat common.
Lemon Dry was one flavor advertised often, here I saidcommon but I do not have a Lemon Dry. Paper...
From American Mineral Water Co. to Circle A Corporation
I find an article in a local newspaper dating August 14,1921 stating that the Circle A Corporation of America, of Waco Texas haspurchased...
American Soda WaterCompany
St. Louis, Missouri
American Soda Water Co. was a giant in the world ofbottling soda pop here in the St. Louis area.
But before I show some of my bottles from American,...
The number 6 may refer to the box style. Illinois Glass had a catalogue showing different style boxes and there was a No. 6
Question: Was there ever a 3-2-2 pattern for the bubbles? Just fooling around inside on a nasty weather day and found this ad for Seven Up. My initial thought was a mistake in the advertising ad...
I would kinda consider option #7 in your possible reasons for the 3-1-3 pattern, after all the matchbook cover shows the 3-1-3 pattern and surely the matches did not come from plant #23. Maybe though...
By the way timofthree, that's a pretty cool story about you and your son out treasure hunting. Its always fun finding anything out on walks or wherever. Hopefully more treasures are to be found.
Mason's Root Beer was Franchised out of Chicago, Illinois.
Here is a version bottled by the American Soda Water Bottling Co of St. Louis. Somewhat common bottle around here.
For some reason I really like the yellow and black combination of colors. Nice bottle!
10-22-2018, 12:13 PM
Very nice bottle indeed!
There was a Blue Ridge Bottling Co. here in St. Louis, Missouri that bottled Blue Ridge Beverages. I am not sure if your bottle and mine are related or not, but the mountain...
Cool bottles iggy, I have never seen that variation of 7up. The 3-1-3 pattern and a 6 1/2 ounce! Thanks for sharing