Brown glass bottle

Discussion in 'Pottery, Glass, and Porcelain' started by Hayley91, Feb 14, 2020 at 10:19 AM.

  1. Hayley91

    Hayley91 New Member

    0FD13E8A-D1DC-41CC-9848-395BBC72A425.jpeg hi everyone I found this bottle and wondered if anyone knew anything about it.
    All I think I can see on the bottle is
    NO RETORNABLE
    ONE WAY NO RETURN
    04 O-I 87
    33cl

    I don’t really know what any of it means and appreciate your help
     

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  2. daveydempsey

    daveydempsey Moderator Moderator

    Probably 1987.

    Years ago when purchasing a bottle of beer or lemonade or similar you also paid a deposit in with the price.

    When the bottle was empty you took it back from where bought and got your deposit back.
    It encouraged recycling.

    Yours is non returnable so no deposit paid or collected.

    I used to earn more than my pocket money taking bottles back when I was a kid.
     
    Any Jewelry, Hayley91 and komokwa like this.
  3. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    I used to check the coin returns on airport telephones....... seems there was always money there......:happy:
     
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