Codd Bottles

Codd Bottles

Codds for W. Ingram of Southend and R. White’s of London, who made lemonade etc.┬áThe larger one on the left has lugs to catch the marble when pouring on both the left and the right, so that the pourer did not have to turn it the right way round to prevent the...
Codd Bottles

Codd Bottles

Codd bottles for lemonade or mineral water, embossed ‘Hammond, Southend-on-Sea’, around a trademark. The one on the right has lugs to catch the marble when pouring on both the left and the right, so that the pourer did not have to turn it the right way...
Codd Bottles

Codd Bottles

Codd bottles embossed ‘W. G. Osborne & Son, Pall Mall, Leigh-on-Sea’. They contained lemonade or mineral water and retain the rubbing ring in the neck which held the marble when the bottle was full, forming an airtight seal.
Marbles

Marbles

Glass marbles with swirling designs, and an earthenware one with a crossed lines pattern, which has been in a destructor.
Marbles from Codd Bottles

Marbles from Codd Bottles

Marbles from Codd bottles. They were cast a dozen at a time and snapped from a central circular matrix and ground to smoothness by factory women. Children broke the necks off the bottles to get the marbles. This impacted on the rates at which the bottles were returned...