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So me and my nephew were walking along the ditch, here close to the house, when we stumbled across two NDNR bottles, the Coca-Cola bottle that's got me puzzled, and another Dr pepper. This Coke bottle has a city on the bottom, st Louis, which I'm not sure if any of my others do, but I thought it was all codes?? It does have a code on the side starts with a blob I believe is a 4 then what looks like 5 Lil blobs that make up some tribal dancing figure or something, then followed by an 11!! Yall may see these all the time, but it's a first for these eyes!! Any help with a date is greatly appreciated
 

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Couple more pics, but this one has milliliters and ounces embossed, on the smooth section where I thought something would've been painted?? It was sitting on top of the ground basically, how its intact is incredible, which led me to believe it's newer, but I thought they quit putting cities on bottom, like back in the 50's
 

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It does look newer & to new to have the city listed on bottom so that seems odd. don't know anything else about it. maybe it's from 1965, I think the last Year for Cities listed on Bottom? LEON.
 

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Coke has been sporadically putting cities on the bases of their bottles in more recent decades as well. I'm not sure how much they actually relate to the city itself versus being there for nostalgia purposes. Your bottle is a bit of an oddity, since it was made in Mexico for the US. Not sure if this was a situation of Mexican Coke being made for the US market or just contracting a Mexican factory to make the bottles. It's a very new bottle, from sometime in the 21st century according to the SHA site: https://sha.org/bottle/pdffiles/MexicanMarks.pdf
 

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These are modern coke bottles probably from the year 2000 to celebrate the new Millennium. In Canada we had similar bottles with 24 different cities marked on the base, and marked 8 fl oz on one side and 237 ml on the other.
 

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Yes that bottle was made in Mexico by Vitro. Their odd-looking trademark appears as a small raised "triangle" above two smaller "bumps" or small raised dots. The mark is actually supposed to be a stylized "V" although it doesn't look quite like one. If you look at their trademark (VITRO) on this page, you can see the V is separated into 3 parts, and when the mark is placed on a bottle it appears to be 3 small separated bumps!
I don't know about a date code on your bottle (there may be one there) but most of the Vitro glass bottles made in Mexico and exported around the world, including millions of containers sent to the US, have been made within the last 25 years or so (give or take). https://www.vitro.com/en/glass-containers/
 

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Yes that bottle was made in Mexico by Vitro. Their odd-looking trademark appears as a small raised "triangle" above two smaller "bumps" or small raised dots. The mark is actually supposed to be a stylized "V" although it doesn't look quite like one. If you look at their trademark (VITRO) on this page, you can see the V is separated into 3 parts, and when the mark is placed on a bottle it appears to be 3 small separated bumps!
I don't know about a date code on your bottle (there may be one there) but most of the Vitro glass bottles made in Mexico and exported around the world, including millions of containers sent to the US, have been made within the last 25 years or so (give or take). https://www.vitro.com/en/glass-containers/
I also wanted to add that according to Bill Lockhart's article (link noted above, in CanadianBottles post) and again here, below, Vitro was formed in 1979. Lockhart estimates the "V" mark was instituted around 1985. The older form he calls a "check mark (positive)" and the later form which I am calling a "group of three raised bumps" he is calling a "check mark (negative)" . https://sha.org/bottle/pdffiles/MexicanMarks.pdf
 

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