The Bottle’s the Thing: The Branding Evolution of Soda Pop
A Pepsi-Cola serving tray circa 1940s My fascination with brand design started with the soda-pop realm. I’d always loved leafing through old magazines and usually paid more attention to the advertising in them than the articles. Because my father had a collection of Life magazines beginning with the first issue in 1...
RHIIHIMAKI AND OTHER SCANDI LOOKALIKES
Three beautiful pieces of Rhiihimaki, Finland. But I've seen them mistaken for Whitefriars in spite of the fact they are iconic and desirable for collectors of this Finnish glass. Left: Aurinko Sun vase by Helena Tynell. Centre: Grapponia vase by Nanny Still. Right: Kehra vase by Tamara Aladin. Riihimaki© Robert Leach Alsterbro - Sweden © Robert Leach
Coca-cola Fantasies - Glass Jars and Cabinet Hardware
Coca-cola Fantasies - Glass Jars & Cabinet Hardware -- Reverse side of glass jar shown in Fig. 4. This side features a bottle of Coca-Cola in center overlaid with large script Coca-Cola trademark. New jars are 7¼-inches tall, by 6-inches wide per side. New jars sold for $9.95 retail.
CD 257 HEMINGRAY, Milky Aqua; Great swirls and even less common than Electric Blue!
CD 257 HEMINGRAY (glass insulator) Color: Milky Aqua Description: Drip point damage, several large skirt flakes, a chip on the rear of the left ear. The great milky swirls throughout this insulator are especially prominent in the ears when backlit! These Milky Aqua mice are probably less common than their Electric Blue counterparts! (#7621)
CD 106.1 DUQUESNE GLASS.CO. Cornflower Blue; A popular color!
CD 106.1 DUQUESNE GLASS.CO. (glass insulator) Color: Cornflower Blue Description: A little area of pitting on the rear skirt and a couple of dome dings; not that bad all around. Weak embossing, probably due to an underpour, which adds character. A short amber streak goes up into the dome. A classic Cornflower Blue! (#1078)