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    Posted 3 years ago

    iggy
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    Here is the famous 'Swimsuit Girl' or 'Bubble Girl' bottle. 7up used this logo from 1935 up to the early 50's I think. Now if you will notice the difference between the two pics. The 1st pic is of what is called an '8 bubble' bottle. referring to the amount of bubbles in the red/orange portion of the ACL(applied color label). Up until the mid 40's this was the norm. Not sure how or why but some think that in the management of 7up someone finally said "Hey this is called 7up, why is there 8 bubbles on the bottle" From a certain point on all bottlers switched to the '7 bubble' design. The '8 bubbles' are more collectable and usually worth more. There are also some variants out there that are rare. 1st pic far right bottle, (it's hard to see) the swimsuit is all white. Normally the swimsuit is not colored. 2nd pic far right bottle. The '7 bubble' pattern is different. Both of those bottles are very rare.

    Thanx for lookin! 3-27-17

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    1. Caperkid, 3 years ago
      Nice collection and information Iggy.
    2. fortapache fortapache, 3 years ago
      I'll be counting the bubbles on the next 7up bottles I see. Will be looking for the 8s.
    3. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 3 years ago
      Funny you posted these, I just took photos of mine, I only have 1, it's from 1964. In just those few years, they did make quite a few changes. Mine still looks pretty new! Great collections!
    4. iggy iggy, 3 years ago
      Thanx to all for stopping by and the cool comments:

      TimeTraveller
      EJW-54
      roddyq
      SpiritBear
      blunderbuss2
      Caperkid
      officialfuel
      fortapache
      shareurpassion
      bottle-bud
      Jlmam
      brunswick
    5. Lamplover78 Lamplover78, 3 years ago
      Hey Iggy! I'm from southeast Michigan as well! Actually still have a house there in Roseville.
    6. iggy iggy, 3 years ago
      Thanx Lamplover78! That's cool. We used to live in Roseville also back in the 80's. I live in Clinton twp now. I grew up in Detroit.
    7. Lamplover78 Lamplover78, 3 years ago
      Small world! We stay in Roseville while visiting family. Hoping to get that house up for sale soon tho. We have 3 other houses near Armada. My sister lives in New Baltimore. We were trying to get a house on the lake. But that didn't work out. And found my dream house in New York! So im 10 hours from there now. But i actually really like Roseville still. .i had some great neighbors there.
    8. iggy iggy, 3 years ago
      Thanx ttomtucker!
    9. iggy iggy, 3 years ago
      Thank you SEAN68 & sugargirl!
    10. iggy iggy, 3 years ago
      Thanx usedcarlady!
    11. iggy iggy, 3 years ago
      Thank you jdstor
    12. iggy iggy, 3 years ago
      Thanx Designer!
    13. iggy iggy, 3 years ago
      Thank you Beachbum58 !
    14. iggy iggy, 2 years ago
      Thanx to vintagelamp for stopping by!
    15. iggy iggy, 2 years ago
      Thannk you PoliticalPinbacks. Love the forests of Michigan.
    16. PoliticalPinbacks PoliticalPinbacks, 2 years ago
      Come on up iggy, I'm next to Huron National Forest, Looking back in comments: I was born in Detroit then Royal Oak, Clawson and Columbus when people asked Ohio? I said between Memphis and Richmond totally confusing them.
    17. iggy iggy, 2 years ago
      I get up that way often with a brother that lives in Traverse City Mi. and a sister that lives in Harrison Mi.
    18. PoliticalPinbacks PoliticalPinbacks, 2 years ago
      Good for the soul
    19. iggy iggy, 2 years ago
      Thank you Marta!
    20. iggy iggy, 2 years ago
      Thanx AnnaB
    21. WesternPA-Collector WesternPA-Collector, 4 months ago
      Nice, I need to get me some of those 7up's. I don't have any that old.
    22. Sunnero Sunnero, 4 months ago
      Nice bottles and great info as well. I'm so glad that I found this community. I am always learning new things about this hobby.
    23. iggy iggy, 4 months ago
      Thanx WesternPA-Collector and Sunnero!

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