Soda Bottles / Coca Cola Bottling Co./ 2 Items. (89558)

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Soda Bottles / Coca Cola Bottling Co./ 2 Items.     (89558)
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Item #1 of 2: Embossed below a ribbed shoulder, on the front of the bottle, with in a four pointed diamond is : The Best By ( su) / A Dam Site ( sd)./ Boulder/ Products / Las Vegas/ Nev. // Base embossed : Coca Cola Bottling Co( Embossed on a 90 degree angle )/ Las / Vegas / Nev. // Pale green, soda bottle. 7 5/8" tall, crown top, ABM lip. Really good condition, clean and shiny. Only a small amount of medium base and shoulder ware, from case transportation .No major damage. Item #2 of 2: Same as item #1, except clear in color, and base embossing, is upside down!! . . A rare chance, to get both colors of this bottle. ( *Note : These bottles were associated with the building of the Boulder Dam. It is really hot there and since " No alcohol" is allowed on the job, the workers needed a cold refreshing drink. This was it. And, Yes, that is where the expression " Best By a Dam Site " came from. Also, this exact bottle pictured on page 45, in the book " Nevada History Through Glass , by Fred Holabird, in 2012. Rh).Fred Holabird Collection

Date: 1933-1936
State/Country: Nevada
City/County: Las Vegas