In 1872 Hiram Codd patented a bottle sealed with a glass marble trapped in the neck, which was held against a rubber seal by the pressure inside. This ‘Codd’ bottle quickly replaced all others and was standard for 50 years. This particular bottle was produced in Wellington in 1922 or 1923.
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Photograph by Brian Holden
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