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One of the top returns on the search list would be the "e-Book" entitled Bottles on the Border: The History and Bottles of the Soft Drink Industry in El Paso, Texas, 1881-2000.This e-Book is now posted on this website and contains an extensive amount of information on soda bottles in general as well as specifically to those used in West Texas.If one looks closely at the thick glass in the base of the bottle, one can see that the glass is not quite perfectly colorless, but instead has a slight "straw" or washed out amber tint to the glass (picture of base below).This is a result of using arsenic and/or selenium as the glass decolorizer.have the distinctive "Diamond O-I" marking just under the "7".(Note: The "I" can appear as a dot in the middle of this mark like with this bottle, though on most it is a more or less distinctive "I".)Reading down through the narrative in Question #11, we find out that the number just to the right of the Diamond-O-I mark is the last two digits of the year the bottle was manufactured, which on this bottle is a "46".This page provides some examples of how to use the website (primarily the Bottle Dating pages) to determine the approximate date or date range for various types of bottles made between the early 1800s and the mid-20th century.
This site contains very limited information on specific companies that utilized bottles; such information is impossibly beyond the scope of this (or any) site (or book).
That company's marks are probably the most commonly encountered U. makers marks on bottles made in the 20th century (Lockhart & Hoenig 2018t & 2018u).
deals primarily with cork versus screw top closures.
The picture to the lower right is a close-up of finish of the Mission bottle.
It shows that the side mold seam does go up to and through the finish/lip all the way to the top of the bottle.