above the coca cola is a large K and on the bottom of the bottle is K.B.Co. Bottle dating is approximate and just intended to give a relative placement in bottle making history. Some of the vintage versions are now going for over $100,000! If you saved old Coca-Cola bottles, you may be in luck. The previous bottle, which had a slightly larger middle was patented NOV. 16 1915. kerry10456 loves this. Pawn shop listings or online auctions for Coca-Cola bottles are valid resources for determining the true value. This site offers a history of North American antique soda and beer bottles. Coke Bottles 167 of 453: 5. OLD BOTTLE IDENTIFICATION AND DATING GUIDE. Love it 0. See 3 more Add to collection Add to collection The best and most accurate way to value old Coke bottles is to research them. The very first Coke bottles were Hutchinson style bottles - these are extremely rare and date before 1900. Look for these old bottles with the characteristic crown top. Straight-sided (S-S) Coke bottles with crown tops date about 1900-1919; colors were clear, aqua, green, blue, and amber with amber bottles in good condition typically bringing the highest prices. im just trying to date this bottle can you help? 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. Within you will be able to date your old soda and beer bottles based on shape, color, base style, lips, and closures. INTRODUCTION. Like vintage Pyrex or Tupperware pieces, some old Coca-Cola bottles may be worth their weight in gold — and then some. In Coca-Cola > Coke Bottles > Show & Tell. Old Coca Cola Bottles ----- Date//Marks. According to the auction house Morphy Auctions, some vintage Coca-Cola bottles from the early 1910s can be worth around $100,000-150,000. Coke can last for 6-9 months after the date printed on the container if stored properly and unopened. This webpage is intended to help novice collectors and non-collectors better identify, describe, and date the bottles they encounter. This page and associated sub-pages allows a user to run an American produced utilitarian bottle or a significantly sized bottle fragment(s) through a series of questions based primarily on diagnostic physical, manufacturing related characteristics or features to determine the approximate manufacturing age range of the item. HOME: Bottle Dating. hi, i found an old coke bottle that has 1635 root 13 on the heel. The so-called Christmas Coke was merely a different shaped Coke bottle that was patented DEC 25. mikelv85 loves this. Well, it for sure becomes flat and nasty tasting after the time periods mentioned in our table. If the bottle is the early contour model, then it has little value since it was produced in the millions. Like it SEAN68 loves this. vetraio50 loves this. Previously cola trademark Coca-Cola had been blown in glass lettering on the bottle. The shape of the bottle changed and this was the patent date of the new shape. aghcollect loves this. The embossed maker’s mark or letters on the side of a bottle or on the base of a bottle will help to reveal a bottle’s age. Marks or letters on collectible milk bottles and Coca Cola bottles are commonly indicators … the base is thick and uneven and bottle has a green hue. The December 25 1923 is the patent date. Hello all, so I have a question about an old coca cola bottle I recently found, and I am running into a condurum, The bottle says PAT D-105529 And the date code says 15 L 48 Now according to what I know about date codes this should be a bottle made in 1915, but my research shows that Pat d bottles were not made in 1915. Early can graphics include an image of cola Coca-Cola bottle so customers wil recognize it as the same beverage they enjoy from a bottle. Does Soda go bad? Coca-Cola contour dating are printed with a white label featuring both trademarks, Coca-Cola and Coke.