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Object ID 001192

Object Name Southway Beverages sign

Object Desc Southway Beverages metal advertisement. Yellow with blue and red text and grahics. At left a house, horse drawn carriage and people. At right an image of a bottle.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001824

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General Category History

Category Advertising/Promo


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 16

Object Date 1950s

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Southway Beverages,Coca-Cola Company,soft drinks,beverages,advertising,signs,

Title Southway Beverages advertisement

Description Metal advertisement for Southway Beverages. Yellow background. Text reads, "Drink / Southway / Beverages / Bottled by the Coca-Cola Bottling Co.". At left is a plantation-style house with people and a horse drawn carriage in front. At right is a bottle of Southway soda. On back lettering was painted in red on the back and it looks as if it was removed. First word appears to be "truck" cannot read second word. There are five holes punched out along the edges: top and bottom left corners, at center top and bottom, and at lower right corner.


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Height 8.13

Length 0

Width 30.25

Depth 0

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Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Image Caption CMY1824



Date JAN 10,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes Front and back are scratched and scuffed. At lower edge near right there is a large section of rust. There is some rusting along edges. The corners are dented and creased. On back, letter was painted on the back and it looks as if someone tried to remove the red lettering. There are scratches around each of the letter and at the lower edge left of center the enamel is removed. Scratches throughout on back with some of the white paint removed on the eges and to the right of center.


Date JAN 16,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 1 from Room 7 - automatic entry by admin

Date FEB 25,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 11 from Room 7, Shelf 1 - automatic entry by admin

Date APR 15,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 16 from Room 7, Shelf 11 - automatic entry by admin