Bottle & Product Histories, Articles & Notes, Maps
Bottles are used to hold and transport various items and products. The history of bottles follows an evolutionary course. Although there was a tendency to stick with traditional bottle forms, the styles or shapes of the bottles changed as new products were introduced, new technologies were invented, or competition was rampant. This history of bottled products is helpful in dating bottles.
The following histories of bottled products are described on this site:
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Articles, notes, and directory listings are also provided on this site. These provide more detailed information on specific bottlers, brewers, bottles and their attributes.
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Maps are also provided on this site. These provide a visual distribution of various statistical information of bottles listed on the site,
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