Chero Cola Bottling Co
Company Names, addresses, dates1:
Chero-Cola Bottling Co, 900 8th Street SW, Washington DC (1923-1932)
Chero-Cola Bottling Co (H.A. Renz President), 8th & I Streets SW, Washington DC (1925)
This web site says Claud A. Hatcher started a soda business in 1905, originally named "Union Bottling Works", that changed it's name to "Chero Cola Co" in 1912. It was based in Columbus GA.
This is a swirl-textured 7.5" clear ABM crown top bottle, embossed:
front: MIN CONT 6 FL OZ / Chero - Cola
back: WASHINGTON, D.C.
base: PATENT / PENDING / 2452
This is a pyramid-textured 7.5" aqua ABM crown top bottle embossed:
front: SODA WATER / MIN CONTENTS 6 FL OZS / WASHINGTON, D.C.
back: SODA WATER / MIN CONTENTS 6 FL OZS / CHERO COLA BOTT. CO
base: PATENT / PENDING / 8
This is a 7.5" green/aqua ABM crown top bottle embossed:
slanted on both shoulders: Chero-Cola 6 1/2 FL. OZS.
front heel: WASHINGTON, D.C.
back heel: THIS BOTTLE NEVER SOLD / 231