Royal Crown Beverages Bottle

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I was looking through my bottles and I also found this one that I have. It says "Crown Carbonating Co W.H. Jenkins Propr.
Marion.O. then a little lower down it says"Registered This Bottle Never Sold."
I found this bottle when I was a kid. My grandparents owned a store in Newton County Arkansas & I found it in a field across the road from the store. I found several different bottles so I figured that was where they dumped them. If you have any info on this one that would be great SODABOB. Thank you for the info on the other bottle too.

All I can tell you about that Bottle is in 1910 they were making Soda Water. LEON.
 

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Read All About It/Him = Crown Carbonating Co. / William H. Jenkins

(This is all I have found so far / Titled and dated accordingly)
 

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P.S.

In the 1918 news article (when he sold to Birch) it says that Jenkins was in operation "for the past fifteen years" -- which indicates he was likely in operation between circa 1903 to circa 1918. Although I have not been able to confirm it yet, I saw a brief snippet that seemed to indicate that Jenkins passed away in 1922. If all of this is accurate, your bottle should date sometime between 1903 and 1918. Look close and see if there is a makers mark or any symbols, numbers, or letters anywhere on the bottle. If it does, we might be able to date it more accurately.

Thanks,

Bob
 

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Super-Thanks ... except I can't make it out with my old eyes. Am I seeing 7 S 1
 

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Groovy -- That might be just enough to find something -- especially if the third digit is an S
 

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is it a tooled hand finished crown top or ABM crowntop?
 

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