hope someone can help me with any info on this bottle. i got it from the fleamarket. it's not in the best shape but for .50 cent can't go wrong. here goes, it's approx 8in tall and shaped like 2 barrels stacked. the name is in 3 rows. 1st DOUBLE STRENGTH 2nd SUGAR 3rd BEVERAGE. on the bottom contents 7 fl oz.
Got the Deco Soda bottle book today and am giving it a "thumbs up"...Pics could have been clearer and his ratings of scarcity vs values seem vague to me, but overall it is an informative and well done book. It has a bit over 100 pages, and lists 428 soda bottles. with numerous pics of 279 bottles...and an additional 16 bottles are pictured as part of a history of soda bottle forms/types. The author states this is not a complete list of known deco sodas , as more turn up nearly every week....thanks in part to Ebay...heh.
BUBBA...it values the Double Strength at $10, (scarce)...the Braser at $10,
( scarce),,,,and notes the Double Strength is similar to a green Brandywine and a light green Mar-Vel....same bottle but with different embossing/color.
I've been digging mineral specimens across the U.S. for the last 20 years or so, and I've been underground a lot, but the pontil from today's find somehow makes me think about strange voids I've yet...
I wanted a Battle Creek Sanitarium bottle to go along with my plate and postcard from them. With it also came the labeled Battle Creek druggist bottle. I think I dated the labeled one to late 1910s. ...