Dating ginger bottles
The other bottle marked with the name of a publican ‘P.
WHELAN’, was excavated from beneath the ground floor dormitory.
I probably get more questions about round bottom bottles than just about any other old bottle because of the unique shape.
One of the first questions that come into people's minds is how did they use and ship them since they would not stand up on their own.
Whether the flavored carbonated beverage is called a soft drink, soda, pop or soda pop, Coke is the world's most popular brand.
All pop, soda or soda pop including Coke, Pepsi, Sprite, Mountain Dew, Dr.
A cylindrical bottle (like to the left) is inherently stronger than other shapes (except a sphere) all things being equal, e.g., similar size, glass thickness and quality (Tooley 1953; Glass Industry 1959).
The torpedo style is an earlier style having been made in the 1840s and 1850s both here and in England.
The so-called Round bottom bottles do not appear until about the 1870-80 era.
Coke can last for 6-9 months after the date printed on the container if stored properly and unopened. Well, it for sure becomes flat and nasty tasting after the time periods mentioned in our table.
The shelf life of Coke (Coca Cola) depends on a variety of factors, such as the sell by date and how the Coke was stored.
Round bottom soda bottles date from the middle of the 19th century to the early 20th century.