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.
Speaking of various Vernor historical accounts, here's one of the better examples. And, yes, I continue to challenge the 1866 claim. Despite the fact that James Vernor was considered by many to be an...