Posted 1 month ago
I just got this Root Coca Cola bottle. It has the number 857 embossed on the heel which could be a combination of a date and model number or just a model number. I think it dates between 1926 and 1932, when I read that Root went out of business. I've been collecting stuff here in Miami for about 30 years and I've never seen this bottle before so I'd love to know more about that 857 number.
P.S. I just found a real informative article (4th pic) and now I'm hoping my bottle is as early as 1909.