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    mctaggart67 Thanks for stopping by and...

    mctaggart67

    Thanks for stopping by and sharing.

    You must be what my dad used to call a "Philadelphia Lawyer." Which is intended as a complement. I have never heard the term "passed off" but...
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    Just for the record / Confusion ... Australia...

    Just for the record / Confusion ...

    Australia ...


    1912

    191133
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    P.S. I sent Hans the picture of the Cross...

    P.S.

    I sent Hans the picture of the Cross bottles I dated and asked him some more questions - and will let you know what he has to say when I hear back from him. However, I wouldn't hold my breath...
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    Just to be clear about things (and please correct...

    Just to be clear about things (and please correct me if I'm wrong) ...

    But other than for some ILLUSTRATIONS shown in a few Vancouver, Canada newspapers and possibly magazines, there are no known...
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    This is from an earlier post that I added the...

    This is from an earlier post that I added the dates to and thought I would use it for the one I send to Hans. But I would still like to know the answers to the questions in my last post if anyone...
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    Please refresh my memory and/or correct me if the...

    Please refresh my memory and/or correct me if the following is not accurate ...

    1. The EARLIEST date for the Schweppes "Script Label" advertised in Vancouver, Canada is 1914

    2. The EARLIEST...
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    These are the ONLY Canadian Schweppes bottle caps...

    These are the ONLY Canadian Schweppes bottle caps I have been able to find so far. All I know about them is what you see ...

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    191130
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    Cc I haven't discussed Cross's with Hans yet...

    Cc

    I haven't discussed Cross's with Hans yet but will later today. Although I did ask if he had any information about Schweppes being sold in Canada. In response to that and other questions, he...
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    Well, that didn't take long. I just found and...

    Well, that didn't take long. I just found and BOUGHT a copy of the book on eBay for $7.57 with free shipping. I will let you know what all it contains after it arrives in about a week.

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    I just heard from Hans again and he sent me the...

    I just heard from Hans again and he sent me the following links. The first one is to a Pinterest blog he maintains, and the other one is to a book he recommends and described as the "Holy Bible" of...
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    Cc Notice we posted at the same time = 7:46 AM...

    Cc

    Notice we posted at the same time = 7:46 AM (PT) ... I must have beat you to the draw by only seconds. Even though I don't recall saying I would eat my hat, its good to know I won't have to...
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    I just received this pic from Hans-Jurgen...

    I just received this pic from Hans-Jurgen Krackher who described it as an original paper label. So they do exist! He said he will get back to me later in the week with more information.

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    Check out this Schweppes ashtray. Especially...

    Check out this Schweppes ashtray. Especially notice the bottle is a blob-top with a cork. The base is marked with "E.P. Co. ~ Empire Works ~ Stoke-on-Trent ~ England. I haven't fully researched the...
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    Yesterday, I sent an inquiry to this Schweppes...

    Yesterday, I sent an inquiry to this Schweppes collector / website in Germany to see if he had one of the bottles and/or paper labels, or knew anything about them - and he (Hans-Jurgen Krackher) sent...
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    Notice on the Tray and other examples where...

    Notice on the Tray and other examples where SCHWEPPES is embossed on the heel. It could be those types of bottles have been right in front of us all along but what's missing are the PAPER LABELS. ...
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    CB Fantastic Finds! Because the bottles...

    CB

    Fantastic Finds!

    Because the bottles shown in the ads appear to be actual bottles and not just illustrations, that confirms they were produced at some point. However (and please don't think...
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    Cc I agree its hard to find certain UK bottles...

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    I agree its hard to find certain UK bottles - I'm experiencing that as we speak - but I would still like to find at least one of the regular-size bottles just to confirm they actually exist.
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    I was able to determine the miniature bottle is...

    I was able to determine the miniature bottle is from England -- but still don't know when it was made. I enlarged and enhanced the attached pics the best I could -- maybe they will provide a clue or...
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    Thanks Cc Other than in Ads and on a few Signs...

    Thanks Cc

    Other than in Ads and on a few Signs and Trays, the only ACTUAL Schweppes bottle I can find from Canada or England that has the script label is the one pictured here -- and its a...
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    Speaking of 1954 Schweppes newspaper ads from ......

    Speaking of 1954 Schweppes newspaper ads from ...

    Vancouver, Canada

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    Totally different labels than those advertised in London, England in 1954 ... ???
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    Thanks for refreshing my memory about the Cross &...

    Thanks for refreshing my memory about the Cross & Co. Limited bottle. I forgot it was posted earlier, and will keep my eyes peeled for one.

    When I said the 1914 Schweppes bottle with the script...
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    Detour >>>> I don't know which of the...

    Detour >>>>

    I don't know which of the Vancouver Cross & Co bottles you guys have in your collections, but do you have or are you aware of this one?
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    Update / Reminder / Earliest of the two labels so...

    Update / Reminder / Earliest of the two labels so far ...

    Schweppes ~ 1914

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    Cross & Co. ~ 1929

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    I posted this 1929 full page article earlier but...

    I posted this 1929 full page article earlier but wanted to point out a couple of things that might have been overlooked -- namely that Cross & Co's Ginger Ale is shown as one of the B.C. trademarks...
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    I don't know the dates for either of these Cross...

    I don't know the dates for either of these Cross & Co. seltzer bottles, and will try and determine that later, but they should confirm that Cross did Trademark their cross logo at some point. There...
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