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The History of the Coke Bottle in 100 Patents

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See the original Coke bottle patent here.

The original Coca-Cola bottle was patented 100 years ago this week, marking the beginning of a century of innovations on the packaging around the iconic beverage. The following interactive displays 100 of the company’s interesting and sometimes downright wacky variations that the bottling giant has patented since 1976, the earliest date when the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office records are digitized.

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