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General Category => Kegging and Bottling => Topic started by: Steve on February 02, 2011, 08:45:54 am

Title: The Humble Bottle Cap
Post by: Steve on February 02, 2011, 08:45:54 am
The bottle cap, which was known as the "Bottle Sealing Devise" was patented by William Painter on 2 February 1892 (U.S. Patent 468,258)

http://www.google.com/patents?id=mBBrAAAAEBAJ&pg=PA1&source=gbs_selected_pages&cad=2#v=onepage&q&f=false (http://www.google.com/patents?id=mBBrAAAAEBAJ&pg=PA1&source=gbs_selected_pages&cad=2#v=onepage&q&f=false)

Let's hear it for the Bottle Cap!  Who patented the bottle cap opener and when?
(http://web.me.com/sespach/KettleandCask/Blank_files/U.S.Patent468258.jpg) 


Title: Re: The Humble Bottle Cap
Post by: Beertracker on February 02, 2011, 11:40:39 am
Hip, hip, hooray!  :D
Title: Re: The Humble Bottle Cap
Post by: bluesman on February 02, 2011, 11:51:33 am
If you think about it that's one invention that has really stood the test of time without any significant design modifications.
Title: Re: The Humble Bottle Cap
Post by: dbeechum on February 02, 2011, 11:56:52 am
Except for the interior seal liner!
Title: Re: The Humble Bottle Cap
Post by: euge on February 02, 2011, 12:23:01 pm
If you think about it that's one invention that has really stood the test of time without any significant design modifications.

Now if they would only make the size universal.
Title: Re: The Humble Bottle Cap
Post by: alikocho on February 02, 2011, 12:58:12 pm
Except for the interior seal liner!

Further embellished with the oxygen absorbing liner...
Title: Re: The Humble Bottle Cap
Post by: tumarkin on February 02, 2011, 02:05:38 pm
The bottle cap, which was known as the "Bottle Sealing Devise" was patented by William Painter on 2 February 1892 (U.S. Patent 468,258)

http://www.google.com/patents?id=mBBrAAAAEBAJ&pg=PA1&source=gbs_selected_pages&cad=2#v=onepage&q&f=false (http://www.google.com/patents?id=mBBrAAAAEBAJ&pg=PA1&source=gbs_selected_pages&cad=2#v=onepage&q&f=false)

Let's hear it for the Bottle Cap!  Who patented the bottle cap opener and when?
(http://web.me.com/sespach/KettleandCask/Blank_files/U.S.Patent468258.jpg) 



that would be the same William Painter. once he sealed the beer in the bottles, he damn well needed a way to get it out!!

http://www.bullworks.net/virtual/infopages/crowncork.htm