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Bottle - MBCV brown beer bottle, circa 1930s

From the Collection of Greensborough Historical Society 34 Glenauburn Road Lower Plenty Victoria

Description
Brown glass bottle, 26 fluid ounce capacity. MBCV in small spade on shoulder, Carlton "C" on base.
Size
29.8 high x 27 cm circumference
Object Registration
377
Keywords
beer bottle, mbcv, world war ii, glass, spade mark, horseshoe mark
Historical information
Made as bitter ale container in the 1930s to 1940s, World War 11 era.
When Made
1930s
Made By
Manufacturer's Bottle Company of Victoria (Bottle manufacturer)
Significance
Found near the former WW2 WAAAF base, north west of Greensborough.
Inscriptions & Markings
MBCV (Manufacturers Bottle Company of Victoria)
Last updated
19 Jan 2018 at 8:21PM