~Green Soda Bottles - MtDew with flaw-Kickapoo-Upper 10

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  • Item Category: Advertising
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jul 09,2008
  • Channel: Online Auction

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(What You See Is What You Get)

1960âe(tm)s MOUNTAIN DEW Soda Bottle (unique with flaw)

Upper 10

KICKAPOO JOY JUICE

This auction is for THREE vintage green soda bottles.

These three green soda bottles are all 10 Oz. in size. All three bottles are green glass and is about 2 1/4" diameter x 9 3/4" tall . All three bottles have white advertising and two have red also. You can be a better judge of the condition than I can, I tried to show the bottling flaw in the neck of the Mt. Dew and I think you can see it in the bottle.

Mountain Dew Soda Bottle

The first bottle is a collectable 10 Ounce Mountain Dew soda bottle of green glass and with a red and white Willie on the front and back. Marked with âeoeFowlerâe(tm)s Beverages Charlotte, N.C.âe

The neck of this bottle was produced and distributed with a very obvious flaw in the glass, it cannot be felt outside the bottle but it is a small bump on the inside, like a glass drip. Still overall the bottle is in very good condition with little wear and very minor surface scratches. It is a genuine one of a kind bottle ; no other has this big flaw, you should be able to easlily see the flaw in the photos provided.

Bottom has âeoe10 FL OZS.âe across the top rim and below that is what appears to be a backward J and the number âeoe63âe following. The bottom rim has a âeoe3âe then a space followed by âeoe802âe.

On the neck of this bottle is a white painted hillbilly holding a jug of Dew and the Cork has just shot through the top of his hat and put a hole in it. This same guy is on the front and again on the back of the bottle on the neck.

On the wide part of the back of the bottle is the same guy, a bit bigger, and the words âeoeItâe(tm)ll tickle yore innards!âe and below that in the fine print is âeoeU.S. CERTIFIED COLOR ADDED 1/10 OF 1% BENZOATE OF SODA ADDED.

On the wide part of the front of the bottle is the words âeoeMountain Dewâe across the top of the graphic with the letter R in a white circle just below the w in DEW. Below the word Mountain is the words âe Fowlerâe(tm)s Beverages Charlotte, N.C.âe the rest of the picture is the standard graphic of a Hillbilly pointing a rifle at a man with a rifle running into an outhouse with the crescent moon on it with a little pig watching behind the square box with the small words âeMADE FROM FLAVORS SPECIALLY BLENDED WITH MOUNTAIN WATER IN THE TRADITIONAL HILLBILLY STYLEâe

Upper 10

The second bottle you are bidding on is a vintage 10 ounce green Upper 10 soda bottle. Back of bottle says on the neck âeoeUpper 10âe with a white line above and below and four short lines in front and behind the words. On the wide part of the bottle is A NEHI PRODUCT then an asterisk then CONTENTS 10 FL. OZ. another asterisk centered then CONTAINS CARBONATED WATER, SUGAR, CITRIC ACID, SODIUM CITRATE AND FLAVOR FROM LINE AND LEMON OILS and below that is BOTTLED BY ROYAL CROWN BOTTLING COMPANY, AUGUSTA, GA.

Front neck is the same as the back and below that on the wide part of the bottle it says KING SIZE Upper 10 PICKS YOU UP . A series of bubbles are coming from the center of the graphic, five sets. Above and below the graphic is a double white line and down each side of the graphic is a series of 10 short lines, making a frame for the graphic. Contents 10 Fluid Ounces. No chips or cracks, not so clean. Text on the back has some issues, see photo, some paint is fading but the words are still legible.

KICKAPOO JOY JUICE 12 OZ.

The bottle has white and red painted figures and writing âe" on the back side is KICKAPOO - JOY JUICE âe" tiny T in red Circle at bottom of white cloud - The Original Dogpatch Recipe - LICENSE BY AND © 1965 - NATIONAL NUGRAPE CO. - and on the neck t is a white cloud with the words KICKAPOO JOY JUICE and (T) below the J of Juice and below the cloud in small white letters is 10 FL. OZ. on one side.

The other front side the neck is exact...

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