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Catalog Number 1986.232
Description Highland Soda Bottle, c. 1931-1944. Clear glass bottle. Cylindrical shape. Two seams that extend along length of bottle to neck. Vertical ribbing on bottom band with a horizontal raised ring above. Large smooth band with printed red text and embossed text. Horizontal raised ring with vertical ribbing above. Body tapers to narrow smooth neck. Neck tapers to bulbous mouth which tapers to rounded lip. Bottle is empty. Air bubbles throughout base of glass.
Object Name Bottle, Soda
Collection 3D - Containers
Title Highland Soda Bottle, c. 1931-1944
Date c. 1931-1944
Creator Highland Beverages Company, San Mateo
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "HIGHLAND / Quality / BEVERAGES" (Red text on side); "CONTAINS WATER, SUGAR, / ARTIFICIAL FLAVOR / AND COLOR, CITRIC ACID / 1/10 OF 1% BENZOATE / OF SODA / HIGHLAND BEVERAGE CO. / 207 SO. CLAREMONT ST. / SAN MATEO, CALIF." (Red text on side "REGISTERED NET CONTENTS 7 OZS." (Embossed around side); "4304-0 / 20 15 / 5" (Embossed on bottom)
Provenance
Notes Found in the "Classified Business Directory" in San Mateo and Burlingame was the "Highland Beverage Company" in the years 1931-32, 1937, 1944. [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~npmelton/sm31_428.pdf, http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~npmelton/sm37_259.pdf, http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~npmelton/sm44_301.pdf]
Dimensions H-8.625 W-2 D-2 inches
Search Terms Bottles
Glass
Glassware
Highland Beverages Company, San Mateo
San Mateo
San Mateo Businesses
Soda
Subjects Bottle industry
Bottles
Bottling industry
Glass industry
Glassware
Highland Beverages Company, San Mateo
San Mateo
Soda
Soda industry