Florida Keys Bottles Shelf
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Before cans, soft drinks were a huge bottle user.

The bottom of the coke bottle shown above.

Above is a clear coca-cola bottle.

And let's not forget food preservation.

The metal ring and spring that held the lid on is missing.

The Regal Beer Company sent drinking water to the Keys after Hurricane Donna in this bottle. See label below.

The ink well on the left came from the old Florida East Coast Railway Knight's Key site now underwater near Moser Channel.

Using the railroad to sell apple butter. See the label below.
     Additional reading references are:
Loretta Monroe, Old Bottles, 1967, Wake-Brook House
Grace Kendrick, The Mouth-Blown Bottle, 1968, Edwards Brothers
Grace Kendrick, The Antique Bottle Collector, 1963, Western Printing
Nikki Beare, Bottle Bonanza, 1965, Hurricane House Publishers
Klamkin & Gardner, American Glass Bottles, 1977, Wallace Homestead     Book Co.

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