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Milk Bottle Caps

Up until the 1950's Milk Bottles could still be seen that had a wide neck which held a card disc cap. The foil caps had already been in use for some years but certain dairies were still using the old method of sealing the bottles.

Disc Caps

Four caps from my collection are shown above, they are from left to right,

COURT FARM DAIRY, JONES BROS, PURLEY (SURREY)

Please Return All bottles DAILY (ARP Air Raid Precautions slogan from The Second World War)

V MILK FOR VIGOUR & VICTORY (Second World War design)

LONG LIVE THE QUEEN CORONATION JUNE 1953


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