Kōrero: Food and beverage manufacturing

Hamilton bottle (1 o 3)

Hamilton bottle

These torpedo shaped bottles in use in New Zealand from 1840 to 1870 were sealed with a cork and secured with a wire. Their shape purposely prevented them being stored upright, which would allow the cork to dry out and break the seal. They were called Hamilton bottles.

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Raglan and District Museum
Reference: 1971.22.1

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Sarah Wilcox, 'Food and beverage manufacturing - Cold drinks', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/object/23000/hamilton-bottle (accessed 26 May 2020)

He kōrero nā Sarah Wilcox, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010