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From the Collection of Orbost & District Historical Society Ruskin Street Orbost Victoria

Description
A green clear glass bottle with the word COUNTRY embossed on the front and MBCV in a spade below it. the base is dimpled and the bottle is designed for a crown seal.
Size
H-320mm D-790mm
Object Registration
1902
Keywords
container bottle m.b.c.v.
Historical information
At one time, almost all breweries in Australia had their own brand of returnable bottle or were members of bottle co-operatives that managed returnable bottles. Instead of being crushed to make new bottles, as happens in most cases today, these returnable bottles were returned to the brewery or bottle co-operative, washed, inspected for cracks and chips and returned to service.
When Made
1930's
Inscriptions & Markings
At bottom - Property of the Manufacturers Bottle co-op of Victoria PTY Ltd

on front - COUNTRY with MBCV in a spade beneath it
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:11AM