Object ID 002545
Object Name Mason's Root Beer Bottle
Object Desc Clear glass bottle with yellow applied color label, golden bottle cap, and reddish brown liquid contents.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002270
General Category History
Category Soft Drinks
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 4, Shelf 9
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Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords Mason's Root Beer,soft drinks,soda,bottles,Mason & Mason, Inc.,beverages,
Title Mason's Root Beer Bottle
Description Clear glass bottle with yellow applied color label, golden bottle cap, and reddish brown liquid contents. Bottle reads: "Mason's, Drink... Mason's Root Beer, Mason's, contents 10 fl. oz., Bottled under authority of Mason & Mason Inc Chicago, Ill, West Palm Beach, Fla."
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Place of Origin
Maker Mason & Mason Inc.
Maker Details Mason's Old Fashioned Root Beer is an American brand of root beer. It is owned by the Monarch Beverage Company of Atlanta, Georgia, but is not widely distributed. Mason's Root Beer was first manufactured in 1947 by Mason & Mason, Inc. of Chicago, Illinois. During its early years, Mason's Root Beer and flavors line were widely distributed in the Midwest as well as some Southern states. In 1970, the Rheingold Corporation entered the soda pop business with the purchase of Grapette, changing the company's name to Flavette. The Flavette division subsequently purchased the Dr. Wells soda pop brand and Mason & Mason, Inc.
Date JUN 20,2014
Assessor Dylan Kite
Notes Wear and fading to label, scuffs and scratches to bottle and bottle cap.
Date JUL 1,2014
Summary Status change
Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin