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  1. Alfie

    It’s more of a question, do all the bottles come with a black pressure lid on the inside?

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    • Tom Licence

      Hi Alfie, the bullet stopper was one of a number of Victorian patents to stop the contents of fizzy drinks from going flat. It had to be pressed down to open the bottle, releasing the gas at the same time. It then ended up inside the bottle. Unless they have rotted away in the ground these stoppers will be found still inside. Hunt’s (and other firms) used different kinds of bottle, including ovoid ones (commonly known as Hamiltons or torpedo bottles), Codd bottles (with the marble stopper), internal-screw bottles and cork-top bottles.

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