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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".
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.
-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.
A bit more information is available on this site for this type of bottle by reviewing the the Bottle Typing/Diagnostic Shapes page and by looking through the Reference Sources/Bibliography page for potentially useful references.
A close-up of this bottle's ACL is actually shown under Question #13 on the Dating page.-There are molded (embossed) "swirls" on the shoulder and upper body of the bottle.-The glass is clear (colorless) with just the slightest "straw" tint when looking through the thick portion of the base.) to the specific dating questions on the Bottle Dating page are included so that a user can reference the necessary portions of that page.Each of the green question hyperlinks result in a pop-up page showing the particular question on the Dating Page; once read it should be deleted to avoid clutter.