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-Embossed on the base is MISSION DRY CORP., some numbers & letters, and a symbol. It is apparent that the answer to Question #1 is "YES" since this bottle has raised embossing in the form of the "swirls" on the shoulder.-The Mission Beverages "label" appears to be painted or silk-screened onto the bottle. The embossing indicates that this has to be a molded bottle and can not be either free-blown, dip molded, or from a turn-mold.As the information under this question notes, ACL's in the U. date no earlier than 1933 and are still being made though most American soda bottles with this feature are from before the 1980s.
Thus, under this question the bottle classifies under option "C" - Other Closure/Finish type with no further date refining possible under this question.The bottle also does not have a ground down surface on the top of the finish.This yields a "YES" answer to Question #2 and we know that this is a narrow mouth/bore machine-made bottle which very likely dates no earlier than 1905 and probably 1910. (Note: This section of the dating key is a series of independent questions where the answer to any given question is not dependent on the answer to another; a user may view the questions in any order.)In reading through "B", there are a couple other options available to help refine the dating a bit.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.