I’m in India at the moment. (Not with Boris I hasten to add). But they still use the Codd bottle out here for soda. I had a lemon soda made using these bottles. Let me know if you need any bringing back.I found these in Little Wilbraham near Cambridge, not valuable but interesting how in clean flowing water they have kept well for over 100 years.
The one with a dog emblem is a Codd bottle invented by Hiram Codd, it has the marble in it which was pressurised to the top with a rubber sealing ring, a short stick would've been supplied with it to push the marble out the way to release the aerated water. Quite convoluted for a drink of water back then.
The greenish bottle with coat of arms and Eastern European writing emblazoned on it is a Zara bottle which would've come here from Croatia from the 19th century.
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Hard to believe Koz they’re still in use. You would think the manufacture of a plastic bottle would be much more cost effective than a Codd to make.I’m in India at the moment. (Not with Boris I hasten to add). But they still use the Codd bottle out here for soda. I had a lemon soda made using these bottles. Let me know if you need any bringing back.
Mate bought an old house with a stone floor of which some of the stones had fossils in them, a guy came to quote for a similar floor in his extension and offered to refloor the extension and the current floor in matching stone if he could take the old slabs away
You might be interested to see the collection of Chinese snuff bottles going under the hammer on 8th August at Barcelona Auctions, Spain.