Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Stempien Cola Bottle

In Bottles > Cola and Pop Bottles > Show & Tell.
Cola and Pop Bottles314 of 320OLD PEPSI BOTTLEVintage WWII Coca Cola Coke Bottles
Love it
Like it

ttomtuckerttomtucker loves this.
aghcollectaghcollect loves this.
Add to collection

Please create an account, or Log in here

If you don't have an account, create one here.

Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate

Posted 5 years ago


(120 items)

Hmmmm, I should know this cola bottle, cause I was born & raised in Michigan. But I have no clue on this one. Mfg by Stempien Beverage Co. Dearborn, Mich. On the bottom is a square with a G inside, then 700, & then 53.... The 53 tells me it's a 1953 bottle, but the rest I have no clue! Was this clear soda or dark? Anyone know more?

Unsolved Mystery

Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.


  1. VikingFan82 VikingFan82, 5 years ago
    I'm trying to find info on this as well. It reminds of the few "Stewart's" bottles I have.
  2. jsw14 jsw14, 5 years ago
    Stewart bottles? Never heard of them. My middle name is Stewart. Maybe I'm an heir of their will....! Yes, I get Millions.........Hmmmmmmm, just dreamin, just dreamin.....LOL
  3. VikingFan82 VikingFan82, 5 years ago

    the one I have is Cherry, not pictured. The bottle isn't old, it just looks retro.
  4. jsw14 jsw14, 5 years ago
    Very Cool, Thats the first time I seen one. Maybe only sold in the northwestern states?
  5. VikingFan82 VikingFan82, 5 years ago
    Yeah it might be a midwest thing. I know it was just root beer for like 60 years and theyve added all those flavors in teh last few decades.
  6. jsw14 jsw14, 5 years ago
    I've got some old Point beer pull tab cans & some Billy beer ones somewhere in the top part of the garage.....have to check that out.....
  7. VikingFan82 VikingFan82, 5 years ago
    Billy Beer! Cold Spring Brewery (the yellow crate in my collection) was one of the places that was brewed.
  8. jsw14 jsw14, 5 years ago
    Ahh, Land-O-Pop!
  9. VikingFan82 VikingFan82, 5 years ago
    Still trying to find out what Land O' Pop is.
  10. jsw14 jsw14, 5 years ago
    Wasn't Cold Spring Brewery in Wisconsin? Land O' Lakes butter, Land O' Pop reminds me of Indians.....Hmmmm....
  11. VikingFan82 VikingFan82, 5 years ago
    That was one of my thoughts, that it was reused by the neighboring company but it's not likely. Cold Spring is a town in MN where the brewery is...Land O' Lakes the company is in Arden Hills, MN. There is a town Land O' Lakes in WI and in FL, both unrelated.
  12. Stump, 5 years ago
    What would you like too know about this POP? My Uncle was the owner of this Company.
  13. Phil Dersam, 4 years ago
    I just found an old wooden crate with the name "STEMPIAN BEVERAGE CO" on it. On the ends of the crate is stamped LA 6798 Detroit Mi. I tried "googling" Stempian Beverage Co. (thats how I found you) and it turned up an auction house that had one of these crates in 2007. They said that Stempien was a distribution co. for Masons Root Beer. Don't know if they had their own pop as well. I was born in Detroit and raised in Dearborn Hts. and I never heard of Stempien pop either.
  14. Cobesway, 4 months ago
    Stempien Beverage Company closed up shop in the mid 80s. My grandfather owned the company and this is one of his bottles, although the plant I knew was located in Detroit. He bottled Mason's Root Beer, Dr Pepper and his own Whistle Stop Pop franchise. This brings back great memories!

Want to post a comment?

Create an account or login in order to post a comment.