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Old 09-22-2019, 01:16 AM
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Default Another Coke bottle

Found this one in some low tide mud in Tacoma.😁
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Old 09-22-2019, 06:02 AM
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Nice old Coke!
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Old 09-22-2019, 11:17 AM
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I always liked finding old Coke bottles.

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Kev --Is that some weird shade of green or just the light? That reminds me of Vaseline glass, lol.

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Whatís the best way to clean them inside? I found 1 detecting last night that was made from 1938-1951 and itís filthy inside. Soap and water just ainít working.


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Kev --Is that some weird shade of green or just the light? That reminds me of Vaseline glass, lol.


Most older coke bottles were green, during ww2 there was a copper shortage so they were blue.


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Old 09-22-2019, 08:57 PM
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Kev --Is that some weird shade of green or just the light? That reminds me of Vaseline glass, lol.
It's just the light. It has the same greenish tint as the other old Cokes I've found.

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Old 09-22-2019, 10:39 PM
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Most older coke bottles were green, during ww2 there was a copper shortage so they were blue.


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10-4 I've talked about that on here before. My favorite Cokes to find are the bluish war Cokes. And the clear Canadian ones.

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Whatís the best way to clean them inside? I found 1 detecting last night that was made from 1938-1951 and itís filthy inside. Soap and water just ainít working.


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I've had to clean wine bottles out that have had dried wine and gunk in them before. What worked for me was to put about 3/4" of fish tank gravel (clean of course) in it and enough water to cover the gravel plus 1/4" or so. Cover the top with your hand and shake the "be-Jesus" out of it, swirl it around, etc. Always worked. Give it a try.
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Nice bottle! It does look great with the light in that photo.

To clean bottles like was said, aquarium gravel, but uncooked rice or popcorn work if you don't have gravel.

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I use a bottle brush to clean out my old bottles. Shhh! Don't tell my girlfriend though, she bought it for cleaning out her water bottles and will force me to buy her a new one. 😯

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That's a nice one. Those old bottles were always so sturdy too.....

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That's a nice one. Those old bottles were always so sturdy too.....
10-4 they sure were.

However I once found a 1940s green coke split right in half down the middle from top to bottom. Just one side.
How someone did that I can't imagine. I wish I'd saved it.

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Nice Find. I love finding old bottles.

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Kev --Is that some weird shade of green or just the light? That reminds me of Vaseline glass, lol.
I was going to say the same thing. Looks just like Vaseline glass!
The old Cokes are always a welcome find.
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Old 10-06-2019, 07:29 PM
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I was going to say the same thing. Looks just like Vaseline glass!
The old Cokes are always a welcome find.
Yeah! That pic still awes me.

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