Dating pop bottles

19 Dec

So you can see the original discovery, I’ve put an asterisk (*) by the bottles that were originally part of the “Evanston Garage Find.” Spending time with these bottles inspired me to be sensitive to the evolution of logo and trademark graphic design.

I soon started collecting all sorts of examples of packaging, from Lucky Strike cigarette packs to Campbell’s Soup cans and other mainstream brand name products that showed a clear genesis of evolution.

Postal Service can deliver mail or packages to these boxes.

And earlier this year, UPS made a commitment to hire more than 25,000 veterans over the next five years. Some electronic cigarette packages contain lithium batteries and/or a flammable liquid.

In 1872, he patented a bottle filled under gas pressure which pushed a marble against a rubber washer in the neck, creating a perfect seal.

(When I was a kid, my dad also gave me an old Coca-Cola bottle that helped trigger what ended up being an collecting obsession.) After finding the vintage bottles in the Evanston garage, I set out to find examples of as many design and label variations as I could.

In the 1970s, resale, junk, and “antique” stores had plenty of them available for next to nothing, and I grabbed them up at every opportunity.

Door Pushers "Put your logo everywhere," was the unspoken mantra of 20th-century soda companies.

The novel door pusher is a prime example of that logic.