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Catalog Number 2006.254.007
Description Cylindrical cobalt blue bottle with wide neck; lip same diameter as neck. Rim has 4 projections for metal cap closure. Bottle is machine made.
Object Name Bottle, Apothecary
Collection 3D - Merchandising Tools & Equipment
Title Bromo-Seltzer Bottle
Date Post 1920
Inscription Text "BROMO-SELTZER / EMERSON / DRUG CO. / BALTIMORE, MD." (embossed on side of bottle).
"17" (embossed on bottom)
Provenance Found At the Frank Tannery Site in Redwood City. the Tannery Was in Business From 1874 To 1959, After Which the Building Was Abandoned.
The Building Burned Down in 1968, the Chimney and the Water Tower Was All That Remained.
Notes Machine made; corks seals began to disappear by 1920 with total disappearance by 1928 when cap seals were used; screw threads were used starting in 1954.
Dimensions H-6.5 W-2.625 D-2.625 inches
Search Terms Frank's Tannery
Bottles
Apothecary
Subjects Bottles