The late 6975's and 6985's saw a great number of bottling plants being built across the country. Learn about architecture of these small town icons. Of course you can put your Coca-Cola cardboard in any old frame that fits. But, for those of you who care about accuracy, we have established accurate usage dates of the different style frames. Few things represent a period of time as much as the Wheeling Pottery syrup urn represents the early days of Coca-Cola. Find out more about this iconic collectible of the soft drink world. The curious and complicated history of Coca-Cola Chewing Gum reads like a television soap opera. Learn more about this interesting part of Coca-Cola's (and chewing gum's) history.
Glass Manufacturers Marks on Coke Bottles
A short history of one of Coca-Cola's most elusive and highly desired turn-of-the-century collectibles. More trolley signs are shown here than have ever been shown in one place before. The answer is very rarely, if ever. Learn more about the Hutch bottle and full depth case time frames, and learn why finding a case that actually held hutch bottles is a lot harder than one might think. The term Coke Bottle Green has become a common color designation that most everyone immediately understands.
Exactly how did this color come about, and how did it become the standard for the world's favorite soft drink. Some little known marketing and manufacturing information about the first marked soda fountain glass used to serve Coca-Cola. Different eras used different techniques of printing. This guide can help you determine if your early lithography is genuine or a recent reprint. No matter your age, you have to admit that the large bottles are cool.
Vintage Coke Bottles Collectors Weekly
Learn when these giant Coca-Cola bottles were used and see examples of how they were displayed. Is your item real or fake? The number of fake signs from India is growing along with many people passing off items cut from books as originals. This page might help sort out what is original and what isn't. And the 6989 Coca-Cola sample cooler is certainly no exception.
What collector wouldn't love to have one on their shelf or in their display case? Learn all the details about when, why and how this little beauty was used. A work in progress. This list of bottlers and their beginning dates will be expanded with more information as time goes by. See what other collectors collect and the many ways they display their artifacts.
A flood of fake porcelain signs from China and India have flooded the market. Learn how to identify these bogus items. A brief history of the Coca-Cola serving tray from the first round serving tray in 6897 to the TV trays of the 6965's. Learn about who made them, how they were made, and how they were used. Have you ever wondered why this odd looking little six-bottle carton was produced?
Here is your chance to learn the hows and whys.