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  1. 2dogs2people

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    he said it took all of 6 months to get most of them changed. they always had a few that were used right up til the end that were changed after the new year started. From what I understood they generally had a spare for around half of all the molds that were being used. just in case they had one...
  2. 2dogs2people

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    After talking with him he said he generally started changing the mold dates around June because there were so many of them. But they did not run them until December
  3. 2dogs2people

    Discussion with papaw

    the 1st picture is solid all the way through with a number on bottom
  4. 2dogs2people

    Discussion with papaw

    I got to talk with papaw on Thanksgiving and he was having a good day. He said he started working for Chattanooga Glass around 1957 and started as an apprentice in the mold making department. He worked there until they closed somewhere around 1982. He admitted to making some extra cash by making...
  5. 2dogs2people

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    thanks for the insight. he has good days and bad so the next time he has a good day and I can get over to see him I will definitely ask about the date codes He talks about about his specific job, he was the engraver that changed the dates on the molds. he also talked to me about making molds...
  6. 2dogs2people

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    I'm very curious about the green Alabama coke bottle. There are about 10 of the clear ones but only 1 green. Papaw said it was the wrong color glass put on the line that got the wrong sticker. When they pulled interesting bottles off the line he would try to grab them before they were reported...
  7. 2dogs2people

    newbie

    thanks. I found a post about the Dallas cowboys but it was about a full unopened bottle. https://cocacola.collectionhero.com/view/6913/Vintage-Dallas-Cowboys-Coke
  8. 2dogs2people

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    any item that I have was put under the house between 1960 and 1980. so I know they are pre 1980 at the least. I'm not sure if he brought any with him when moving into the house but the house was purchased in 1960. The Chattanooga glass company closed around 1982 I think and my fiance purchased...
  9. 2dogs2people

    newbie

    some have multiples. counted somewhere around 300
  10. 2dogs2people

    newbie

    still several more to go through
  11. 2dogs2people

    newbie

    here are some I'm having trouble finding info on
  12. 2dogs2people

    newbie

    hello this is my first post, just joined a couple days ago. I'm from Ga and I joined to get some knowledge on several bottles. My father in law worked for Chattanooga glass company in Ten until they closed the doors. During his many years there he became a master engraver and made the dated...

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