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Click Historic Bottle Related Links page to find links to the assortment of pdf files that comprise this printable e-Book.: -Bottle is approximately 8" (20 cm) in height, 5" ( 13-14 cm) wide at its widest point, and 4" (10-11 cm) deep at its widest point; the bottle is not round but more "flask" shaped (wider than deep).

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As the information under this question notes, ACL's in the U. date no earlier than 1933 and are still being made though most American soda bottles with this feature are from before the 1980s.

the makers markings on the base - we can still make a reasonable determination that this bottle almost certainly dates no earlier than 1933 (ACL, lack of bubbles) and could be as recent as the 1960s (straw tinted colorless glass).

This page provides some examples of how to use the website (primarily the Bottle Dating pages) to determine the approximate date or date range for various types of bottles made between the early 1800s and the mid-20th century.

The bottles used for illustration are a small but diverse assortment designed to give users guidance on how to work a bottle through the dating information to answer the Homepage's primary question #1 - What is the age of the bottle?

covers Applied Color Labels (ACL) which this bottle does have.

A close-up of this bottle's ACL is actually shown under Question #13 on the Dating page.

The picture to the lower right is a close-up of finish of the Mission bottle.

It shows that the side mold seam does go up to and through the finish/lip all the way to the top of the bottle.

-There are molded (embossed) "swirls" on the shoulder and upper body of the bottle.

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