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This is the fakes cabinet at the National Bottle Museum, Elsecar.

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THIS ONE HAS BEEN DOING THE ROUNDS ON EBAY
AVOID AT ALL COSTS!!!!


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Acid Etched
"THIS IS THE PROPERTY OF G. FORD & Co. BOW BUYING OR SELLING THIS BOTTLE IS ILLEGAL NO DEPOSIT CHARGED"
Rear embossed
"CODDS PATENT PREMIER/MAKERS/CODD AND RYLANDS/BARNSLEY"
Red Lip and Marble has been added later

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10oz. Embossed "MILLS' BREWERY (WISBECH) LIMITED"
Rear embossed "E. BREFFIT & CO. MAKERS CASTLEFORD"
Superb looking codd, but has been "zapped" to turn it amber
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6oz. Embossed "R. WHITE"
Genuine codd but has been laquered, possibly on the inside?

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"Codds Patent Bottle/Star Brand/Extra Strong Glass"
Blue Marble
Base Marked "6 OZ A MX1"

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"J. Roberts, Castleford"
Blue Marble
"Codds Patent Bottle/Extra Strong Glass"
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"ANCO"
Blue Marble
Base Embossed "M/X/GFH5/8oz"
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Embossed Star

***** It has been suggested to me that this codd might in fact be a genuine American bottle, used by the Star Bottling Works of Houston, Texas.
Hopefully somebody may be able to supply me with a photograph of one of these codds to compare?*****
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"NATRAJ" With Trade Mark of 'Natraj' dancer
Blue Marble
Rear Embossed "Codds Patent Bottle Extra Strong Glass"
Base Embossed "Made in India/01/8 oz"
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"Mineral Waters"
"E. L. Newsome's Ltd"
"Blackpool"
Blue Marble
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8" Tall
Green Marble
Base Embossed: "00 / (a star motif) / 4"
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8" Tall - Octagonal
Blue Marble
Base Embossed: T within a star motif
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9.75" Tall
Blue Marble
Unembossed
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6oz size
Embossed: "Franklin Bros. / Rickmansworth / Natural Water Co."
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6oz size
Embossed: "Franklin Bros. / Rickmansworth / Natural Water Co."
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"George Thomas, Tenby"
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10oz size
No Embossing. Acid Etched
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10oz. Blue Marble
Embossed "William H. Baxter, Haslingden"
Base Embossed "10oz 11B2"
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10oz size
Embossed "Victory"
Rear Embossed "VV"
Blue Marble
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10oz size
Embossed "Extra Strong Glass"
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10oz.
Embossed "Slack & Cox Ltd., Eau de Seltzer, Manchester"
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10oz.
Embossed "HALIFAX & DISTRICT MINERAL WATER MANUFACTURERS ASSOCN LTD"
Rear Embossed "A.D & CO. D"
This bottle has been coated
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Much lighter in weight than a genuine GB
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"Hindle & Co. Blackpool"
Base Embossed "10 oz 11A2"
Black Marble
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How about this for an eBay auction!!!

Seller's description:

Vintage English Codd Bottles

Dealers Lott

This auction is for a case of 28, never filled vintage Codd pop bottles. Warehoused in England for over 50 years, these rare Codd bottles are only now being made available in large quanity for dealer resale. A fast moving, high profit item for flea markets, craft shows, yard sale, etc.

Each bottle is beautifully hand crafted, emerald green in color. Air bubbles in the heavy glass adds clarity to its overall beauty. All bottles come with a blue cobalt marble wich is highly prized by marble collectors. Each and every bottle is a genuine piece of old world glass art and guaranteed to be free of chips and cracks.

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10oz
"Darwin Regd."
Base Embossed "KGF 10oz 280ml 85f."
Blue Marble
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No details at all on this
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Potter's Mark "Pearsons, Chesterfield"
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Potter's Mark "Pearsons, Chesterfield"
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Potter's Mark "Pearsons, Chesterfield"
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Potter's Mark "Pearsons, Chesterfield"
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Potter's Mark "Pearsons, Chesterfield"
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Potter's Mark "Pearsons, Chesterfield"
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Potter's Mark "Pearsons, Chesterfield"
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Modern Japanese Codd. No Embossing
Base Embossed "YO-21-IIII-8"

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10oz. Embossed
"CODDS PATENT BOTTLE
EXTRA STRONG GLASS
JAVERBHAY RAMJEE & CO
MARGAO GOA
Base Embossed "MADE IN GERMANY 10oz"
This is a genuine Indian Codd, but quite modern in date
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Bendigo Pottery Australia
Printed Pottery Mark
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10oz.
No details on this. Appears to be unembossed?
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No embossing
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Beavis Codd. What on earth has it been covered with???????
Embossed "MACKINTOSH, INVERNESS
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What a horrible looking thing. No further comment neccessary
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Embossed "REID'S TABLE WATERS, EDINBURGH"
Rear embossed "REDFEARN BROS., BOTTLE MAKERS, BARNSLEY"
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Embossed "GOFFE'S GENUINE SODA WATER BIRMINGHAM"
Unusual light purple colour. Has this been "zapped"????
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10oz. Embossed:
Vazir Glass Works
Extra strong glass
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No details on these. Apparently totally wrong 'uns.
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Probably produced by a studio pottery in the1970's.
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No details on this.
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6oz. Artificially coloured.
Embossed: "RALPH BELL, DIPLOMA MINERAL WATERS, WAKEFIELD."
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6oz. Embossed: "CAMWALL." Probably laquered.
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6oz. Embossed: "MALAIKA & PATTERSON LTD., NORWICH & SWAFFHAM."
Rear embossed: "S & P Ltd."
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10oz. Embossed: "BARRACLOUGH, HARROGATE."
No greens exist.
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Extra tall codd. Embossed: "KEYSTONE, LONG TOM."
Unsure if it is stoneware or genuine Long Tom covered in something?
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Wrong shapes, wrong colours. Shouldn't fool an experienced collector.
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Allen & Lloyd, Aldershot 10oz.
Artificially altered into cobalt blue.
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