Item: Straight Sided Bottle Coca Cola Celluloid Watch Fob
Manufactured by J. S. Carroll in Chicago in 1913, this very rare celluloid watch fob has an image of a straight sided bottle of Coca Cola on the front and is inscribed Drink Coca Cola In Bottles on a red button on the back. With the strap it measures about 5 3/8 inches long by 1 3/4 inches wide and is in excellent condition with light surface wear on the front and some staining and separation around the strap hole on the back.This and other Coca Cola watch fobs are from the Thom Thompson Estate. Mr. Thompson collected for over 50 years and was a Coke Bottler himself. He received a Special Thanks in Allan Petretti's Coca Cola Price Guide as follows: Thom has always been my number one supporter. Ever since the first edition, he has unselfishly offered his knowledge and collection to help make this book better. Thom and Frances are among the countries top collectors. This book wouldn't be what it is today without their help. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to add a piece with such history to your collection. 16483-71QTPP
Item Condition: exc
DIMENSIONS: 5.375" tall by 1.75" wide
Stock #: 16483a
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