Birthplace of Pepsi Cola in 1898

Birthplace of Pepsi Cola in 1898 Advertising

Stock #: 264713
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
Publisher: Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. of New Bern, Inc
Postmark: 1984 Aug-14
PM City: New Bern
PM State: NC
Stamp: 15c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Pepsi-Cola was born in New Bern, N.C. back in the 1890's when Caleb D. Bradham, a young pharmacist, entertained his friends at the soda fountain by creating different kinds of soft drinks. One drink he made was so popular that people began to call it "Brad's Drink". It wasn't long before Bradham realized that he had a commercial success on his hands. So on August 28, 1898 he gave his drink a new name--Pepsi-Cola. Hand-written on back: We only printed 100,000 of this card. It should become a collector's item. P.C.B.C., New Bern, NC, Hoyt A. Minges, President