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    Posted 2 years ago

    fortapache
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    Back in the long ago people weren't as thirsty as they are now so drinks came in 7 ounce bottles. I would inhale those myself, may need three or four. I am thinking 7 Up started making this bottle in 1946. That is the year that repeatedly comes up when researching this bottle.
    The distinctive feature for this is the swimsuit lady on the left of the logo. On the back it says The "Fresh Up" Drink.
    Noting it was bottled in San Bernardino which is at the base of the mountain. San Bernardino used to be big in pop culture. Several fast food chains got their start there including McDonalds. Also where motorcycle gangs originated including the Hell's Angels.

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    1. iggy iggy, 2 years ago
      The numbers on the bottom should determine the yr. I can't quite make them out though. Looks like an Owens Illinois bottle, the number to the left of the mark should be the yr.
    2. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you very much iggy. I see a 23 to the left of the makers mark and a 47 to the right so I would guess 1947. I'll look up the makers mark tonight.
    3. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you
      PoliticalPinbacks
      racer4four
      iggy
      TimeTraveller
      JImam
      bottle-bud
      mikelv85
    4. iggy iggy, 2 years ago
      fortapache, the '23' is the plant at which the bottle was made. Los Angeles. And yes the 47 is for 1947. Made by the Owens Illinois Bottle Co. I love 7up collectables.
    5. SpiritBear, 2 years ago
      You guys got it for the age.
      As for thirst, Squirt took care of that (according to their labels). ;)
    6. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you very much iggy again iggy for the information. Yep 7up stuff is pretty cool.
    7. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you very much SpiritBear. I'll take a Squirt bottle too. I do need to revise the description a bit.
    8. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you
      Phonoboy
      nutsabotas6
      SpiritBear
      blunderbuss2
      Caperkid
      vetraio50
      PhilDMorris
    9. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you brunswick.
    10. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thanks again for the comment Thomas.
    11. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you
      EJW-54
      Rick55

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