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Posted 4 years ago


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I think its settled that this bottle is from China. From what year and its rarity is where my trouble lies at the moment.

Brian O'Keeffe

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  1. Spriteboy Spriteboy, 4 years ago
    Judging by the logo in the last picture , COKE with the wave beneeth it, it's from the 70's. It may be fairly rare in North America but there are probably lots of them in China.
  2. okeeffe294 okeeffe294, 4 years ago
    Spriteboy, You Rock..!!!
  3. geo26e geo26e, 4 years ago
    Coke was banned in china until the mid 80s as it was considered a symbol of capitalism. The ban was lifted 10 years after the death of Mao.
  4. Daddy_Nobucks Daddy_Nobucks, 4 years ago
    Coca-Cola was introduced in China in 1978. I'm guessing that Chairman Mao drank a few ice cold Cokes before that! :) Here's a nifty timeline site sponsored by The Coca-Cola Company. Fascinating stuff.
  5. geo26e geo26e, 4 years ago
    Sorry, got the dates wrong. Mao died in 76 so his bad teeth wasn't due to drinking too much of the stuff! lol
  6. Daddy_Nobucks Daddy_Nobucks, 4 years ago
    Well you were right though, Coke didn't come into China until after Mao died. Talk about a tough market to crack! Still to this day not easy. But I think it says something about the company and the product that it was able to get in relatively early. Eastern tastes being different, Coke is not a huge market developing in China, even with all those people. Mexico, South America is where the action is current.
  7. okeeffe294 okeeffe294, 4 years ago
    Thanks geo26e and Daddy_Nobucks..!!!!!

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