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    Posted 9 years ago

    okeeffe294
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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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    Comments

    1. Spriteboy Spriteboy, 9 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, 9 years ago
      Spriteboy, You Rock..!!!
    3. geo26e geo26e, 9 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, 9 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.

      http://heritage.coca-cola.com/timeline.swf
    5. geo26e geo26e, 9 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, 9 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, 9 years ago
      Thanks geo26e and Daddy_Nobucks..!!!!!

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