Dating old soda bottle
This works with all countries in North America and will date bottles up to 1920.Your bottle may date after 1920, if that date is the calculated ending date.This was the time when Pepsi bottles were manufactured by local glass makers.However, some generic bottles with paper labels were used till 1940.
Bradham soon realized the market potential of this drink, for which he sought a trademark in 1902, by the name Pepsi-Cola, named after two of its main constituents - pepsin and kola nuts.
The history of Pepsi can be traced all the way back to the summer of 1858, when a pharmacist by the name of Caleb Bradham was trying to find a way to draw more customers to his store in New Bern, North Carolina.
He realized that there was nothing better than a drink for such a purpose.
If the glass has a dark hue, especially amber, then it was probably manufactured before 1907.
But this needs to be confirmed because of reproductions, and the company's commemorative versions which resemble antique bottles.
If the specific attribute is no known, you can enter "unknown," where allowed.