Historical information

Soft drink came in bottles bought at the local grocery store or at a large city store on a shopping expedition. The shape of the bottles changed as did the stopper used to seal it. Bottles were re-cycled remaining the property of the manufacturer. History of Phibbs Bros., Albury.


Historical: Change of bottles - shape, glass, stopper, embossing, use.
Aesthetic: Display showing embossing, shape and size.

Physical description

Small clear glass bottle with heavy embossing. The straight sides go half way up then taper to the opening. The manufacturer's name is written diagonally across one side with 'Albury' printed in capital letters underneath. On the same side three lines of words are printed in capital letters. The base has light embossing.

Inscriptions & markings

Side: 'Phibbs Bros / Albury'
Side around the bottom: 'This Bottle / Is the Property of / Phibbs Bros Albury'