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Catalog Number 1989.198.002
Description Big Chief Soda Glass Bottle, n.d. Clear glass bottle that is cylindrical in shape. Two seams extend length of bottle to neck. Body tapers to narrow neck that tapers to a raised bulbous mouth with a raised rounded lip. Body has textured vertical columns running length of body with embossed etchings of a Native American man's profile portrait on sides. Bottle has embossed text on smooth bottom edge of body. Neck has raised ring with embossed text reading, "BIG CHIEF" below. Bottle is empty.
Object Name Bottle, Soda
Collection 3D - Containers
Title Big Chief Soda Glass Bottle, n.d.
Date n.d.
Creator Coca Cola Bottling Company
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "BIG CHIEF" (Embossed on side of neck of bottle); "PROPERTY OF / COCA COLA BOTTLING CO." (Embossed on bottom edge of body); "CONTENTS 7 FLU. OZ." (Embossed on bottom edge of body); "SANTA CRUZ / 1A / 23 54 / CALIF." (Embossed text on bottom of bottle)
Provenance
Notes "Big Chief was a brand first used by Coca Cola Bottling companies from the 1910's until the early 1930's when the Big Chief brand was replaced with Fanta and Dr. Pepper. After 1944 there is no bottler bottling Big Chief brand soda anywhere in the United States..." [http://idahoauctionbarn.hibid.com/lot/11220527/coca-cola-bottles--rare--big-chief--indian-head]

Dimensions H-8.75 W-2.25 D-2.25 inches
Search Terms Big Chief
Bottles
Coca Cola Bottling Company
Coca Cola Bottling Company
Glass
Glassware
Santa Cruz
Soda
Subjects Big Chief
Bottle industry
Bottles
Bottling industry
Coca Cola
Coca Cola Bottling Company
Glass industry
Glassware
Soda
Soda industry