One customer, who did not wish to be named, told the Chronicle: “I was in Asda in Cumnock and there was cola on the shelf over a year past its date.
I had seen it over a week ago and it was still there.
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(When I was a kid, my dad also gave me an old Coca-Cola bottle that helped trigger what ended up being an collecting obsession.) After finding the vintage bottles in the Evanston garage, I set out to find examples of as many design and label variations as I could.
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 magazines beginning with the first issue in 1936 and continuing through the World War II years, I had ample exposure to plenty of advertising from that era.
Soon my surroundings looked like an advertising history warehouse.
As impossible as it may seem today, Coca-Cola did not originally intend to sell its products in bottles.