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Catalog Number 1975.054.033
Description CBPA Clear Glass Bottle, 1940. 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. Bottle has raised ring at bottom and top of body. Vertical ribs extend upwards towards neck from raised ring at top of body. Side of bottle has embossed text reading, "C B P A" and other embossed text at bottom of body. Three raised ridges on bottom. Few air bubbles throughout glass. Bottle is empty. Clear bottle with brown tinge and no label.
Object Name Bottle, Soda
Collection 3D - Containers
Title CBPA Clear Glass Bottle, 1940
Date 1940
Inscription Text "C B P A" (Embossed on side of neck of bottle); "REGISTERED NET CONTENTS 6 1/2 FLUID OUNCES" (Embossed on edge of bottom of body); "S" (Embossed on bottom of bottle)
Provenance
Notes "1940 Antique C B P A Soda Bottle" [http://knoppix.net/store/Lot-Of-6-Vintage-Glass-Soda-Bottles-1920-1940-Tyler-Bros-Bireleys-C-B-P-A-Vgc_251763744588.html]

On bottom of bottle the embossed "S" could be a 5.
Dimensions H-7.75 W-2.25 D-2.25 inches
Search Terms Bottles
Glass
Glassware
Soda
Subjects Bottle industry
Bottles
Bottling industry
Glass industry
Glassware
Soda