Lockhart soda bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle, Soda
Title: 
Lockhart soda bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
94.4.13
Dimensions: 
H: 24.3 cm, D: 6.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1939
Credit Line: 
Gift of Painted Soda Bottle Collectors Association
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass, with opaque white and blue decoration, orange liquid, gold metallic lid; machine-blown bottle, silk-screened decoration. Cylindrical bottle with tapered neck, narrow opening with wide lip (topped with new "Zapata Smart Cap" crimped lid; upper neck area patterned with raised pebble texture, narrow raised vertical ribbing covers lower two-thirds of neck and shoulder, within the ribbing on opposite sides are two relief circular medallions each enclosing a raised capital letter "L" over a relief building roof outline; body is decorated with white and blue silk-screening, on front: large vertical rectangular patch with opaque white background, inset narrow blue border enclosing white stylized grain vegetation and at center bottom framing a lozenge enclosing block letters "LOCKHART", inside border is drawing of large padlock with stipple decoration overlaid on top with block letters: "A/SUPERGRADE BEVERAGE", keyhole of lock in shape of a heart enclosing the state of Texas; back side of body decorated with opaque white lettering in a variety of type styles "Good (rectangular block with "dropped out lettering)/and/Good for You" (double rule)/A BEVERAGE/EXCELLING IN /QUALITY/CONTAINS CARBONATED WATER/SUGAR, FRUIT ACID,/AND FLAVOR./CONTENTS 12 FLU. OZS"; raised band around base edge, thick, solid slightly domed base, no pontil; bottle contains new orange liquid imitating original soda; in raised molded block letters near base: "3LGW"; on base: "COCA COLA BTG CO/LOCKHART/TEX/12OZ".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Painted Soda Bottle Collectors Association, Source
Recent Important Acquisitions, 37 (1995) illustrated, p. 120, #51; BIB# AI36371
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1994 (1995) p. 22;