Pop And Soda Bottle Collectibles
Pop and soda bottle collectibles started their surge over a century ago and since then, despite the introduction of plastic and tin containers, glass bottles have always been the most fascinating means of holding an aerated drink as we know it today. The design and style of these pop and soda bottle collectibles has been the center of numerous corporate battles over the decades and even today, it is these pop and soda bottle collectibles that act as one of the prime differentiating factors between various brands today.
Unlike cans or plastic bottles, pop and soda bottle collectibles made out of glass have been all the more fascinating as they have withstood the test of time. Bottles made in the early part of the last century have also survived all the changes that the world has undergone, to become coveted pieces of history that cannot be ignored. When it comes to pop and soda bottle collectibles, you have an abundance of options that allow you to choose either on the basis of the brand, the era when they existed or simply their size.
How to start your Pop and Soda Bottle Collection
There are many ways to go about beginning your collection. The first and foremost thing is to keep your eyes open. Normally, antique shops and specialty stores will probably carry one or more kinds of pop and soda bottle collectibles in their inventory however you need to organize your search so as to allow you to keep a track on the hobby and not just collect blindly.
You can pick a brand, say Pepsi Cola and follow it around the world, so to speak. All you need to do is look for all the different Pepsi Cola pop and soda bottle collectibles from the time the drink came into existence. Chances are that you can easily get images and track the history of the bottle through the decades. Then all you need to do is find a pop and soda bottle collectible that matches the image you have in your hands.
Once that is done, you have a new bottle to add to your collection.
Similarly, you can look for pop and soda bottle collectibles according to their era. Bottles in a particular era not only signify the maturity of the design process during those times, but also determine the kind of competition that there was between the various brands.
Once you have a bottle, it is easy to identify it even if it doesn't have a logo. Most older bottles usually had the logo embossed in them. If that were not the case with the pop and soda bottle collectibles you have, then you can almost always find out the brand by simply looking at the shape of the bottle and matching it to an image you can easily find over the web.
If you are fond of travelling, then you can always pick up pop and soda bottle collectibles from other countries. This will also give you access to brands that you wouldn't otherwise have known about. Similarly, there are many garage sales and pawn shops who would also be willing to give these bottles away for cheap.
A printed collector's guide can always help you determine the age as well as the rarity of the pop and soda bottle collectible that you own. These guides are also useful in helping you determine the value of a bottle when you are either looking to buy it or sell it.
Pop and soda bottle collectibles have always fascinated people for years and that makes them one of the most popular categories of bottles that are collected all over the world. Despite a rather limited nature to the hobby, it is an exciting hobby that allows you to learn more about your favourite soft drinks through these wonderful pop and soda bottle collectibles.