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Catalog Number 2006.254.021
Description Cylindrical clear glass bottle with narrow neck; cork in opening with a rusted metal loop. Mold seams all the way to the finish. Embossed lettering
Object Name Bottle, Apothecary
Collection 3D - Merchandising Tools & Equipment
Title Listerine Bottle
Date 1915-1929
Inscription Text "LISTERINE" (embossed near shouder.); "LAMBERT PHARMACAL COMPANY" (embossed near base); A diamond shape and "15." (embossed on the base)
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 Medicinal bottles required volume specified after 1914; Listerine was prescription only from 1879 to 1914.
Colorless glass was made after 1905.
Narrow neck machine made bottles were made after 1910.
Lambert Pharmacal made Listerine from 1885 - 1955.
The Diamond I makers mark for the Illinois Glass Co. (Alton, IL.) which the company used from 1915 to 1929 (Lockhart et al. 2005a).
Dimensions H-7.25 W-2.75 L-2.75 inches
Search Terms Bottles
Frank's Tannery
Subjects Bottles