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    Posted 4 years ago

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    100 years before Coke, Jacob Schweppe´s eggbottles invented the worldwide softdrink industry. bottledigging on the roots of coke: spiritschweppes.com

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    1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 4 years ago
      THESE ARE WAY BETTER THAN THE COCA-COLA BOTTLES.... LOVE THE ART THAT WENT INTO THE SCHWEPPES BOTTLES!! STUNNING!!
    2. spiritschweppes spiritschweppes, 4 years ago
      Hi Sean68, you love Schweppes egg- and codd-bottles with the crystal fountain-logo, fborn at the first worldexpedition in London 1851. produced in Europe and Australia between 1860 and 1890.
    3. SEAN68 SEAN68, 4 years ago
      You bet I do love these bottles !!! they are very special!!!
    4. SEAN68 SEAN68, 4 years ago
      Welcome to cw!! and cant wait to see more!!!
    5. surfdub66 surfdub66, 4 years ago
      I agree with sean , these are Awsome bottles , i love them ;-)
      & welcome to c/w
    6. Baylou Baylou, 4 years ago
      Why did they make that shape that cannot stand up?
    7. spiritschweppes spiritschweppes, 4 years ago
      Hi Baylou, the "eggbottles" have a round end to prevent them from being stood up. The idea was that the soda kept in contact with the cork and stopped the cork from shrinking; the corks would dry up and shrink on upright bottles, causing the bottle to loose pressure. A side advantage for the merchant was that the consumer had to finish the beverage before the bottle could be laid down. (antiquebottles.com)
    8. spiritschweppes spiritschweppes, 4 years ago
      Hi sean & surfdub, more of these awesome bottles on my blog: http://www.spiritschweppes.com. on my pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/spiritschweppes/spiritschweppes/
    9. SEAN68 SEAN68, 4 years ago
      Love your blog and signed up !!!! Now im getting thirsty!!!!
    10. JoyB JoyB, 4 years ago
      Very cool indeed! I've never seen anything like it!
    11. keramikos keramikos, 5 months ago
      spiritschweppes, Fascinating to look at, and the history is even more fascinating.

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