a decade by decade history

of the coca-cola company

 

A history of Coca-Cola

The decade of the 1880's

Of course you can put your Coca-Cola cardboard in any old frame that fits. But, for those of you who care about accuracy, we have established accurate usage dates of the different style frames.

A history of Coca-Cola

The decade of the 1890's

From a simple type font to the elaborate spencerian script logo we know today -  the interesting journey that the Coca-Cola logo has taken over the years can help you date your Coca-Cola item.

A history of Coca-Cola

The decade of the 1900's

Few things represent a period of time as much as the Wheeling Pottery syrup urn represents the early days of Coca-Cola. Find out more about this iconic collectible of the soft drink world.

A history of Coca-Cola

The decade of the 1910's

A short history of one of Coca-Cola's most elusive and highly desired turn-of-the-century collectibles. More trolley signs are shown here than have ever been shown in one place before.

A history of Coca-Cola

The decade of the 1920's

The curious and complicated history of Coca-Cola Chewing Gum reads like a television soap opera. Learn more about this interesting part of Coca-Cola's (and chewing gum's) history.

A history of Coca-Cola

The decade of the 1930's

The answer is very rarely, if ever. Learn more about the Hutch bottle and full depth case time frames, and learn why finding a case that actually held hutch bottles is a lot harder than one might think.