One Hundred Years of the Coca-Cola Contour Bottle

The Coca-Cola bottle turns one-hundred today, here is a look at how it has changed through the years.

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The Coca-Cola Company
November 16, 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the iconic Coca-Cola bottle. Here's a quick review of the various looks the bottle has sported through the years.
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The Coca-Cola Company
Coca-Cola was first bottled in 1899 under contract in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where president Asa Candler sold the bottling rights for $1. The straight-sided Hutchinson bottle used then is strikingly different from today's bottle. 1899 (L), 1906 (M), 1915 (R).
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The Coca-Cola Company
In 1957, Coca-Cola began printing white labels featuring both of its trademarks, Coca-Cola and Coke, on the bottle. Until then, the trademark Coca-Cola script had been blown in glass lettering.
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The Coca-Cola Company
In 2008, their re-vamped aluminum bottle (L) won Coca-Cola the Design Grand Prix at Cannes Lions. The following year, Coca-Cola introduced a 100% recyclable bottle made with up to 30% renewable, plant-based material (R).
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The Coca-Cola Company
In 2015, the Coca-Cola bottle returned to its roots, sporting a classic glass contour look.
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