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Catalog Number 2013.007.005
Description Cavalli Bros. Bottle Capper, PAT. 1933 Rectangular base with circular area, for bottle, narrows and connects to an upright rectangular shaft. Rectangular shaft curves to a cylindrical capping mechanism. Connected to the rectangular shaft the cylindrical metal bar with horizontal ridges on inner side ends with circular metal capper. Cylindrical metal handle protrudes from rectangular shaft that ends with a red grip. Metal handle moves ribbed bar with capper.
Object Name Capper, Bottle
Collection 3D - Food Processing & Prep Tools & Equipment
Title Cavalli Bros. Bottle Capper, PAT. 1933
Date PAT. 1933
Creator Eveready Company, Frederick, Maryland
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "E" (Engraved in diamond on side of capper mechanism); "MADE / IN U.S.A." (Engraved on bottom)
Provenance Used at Bandit Built (cavalla/La Honda) store owned by Frank (father) and Charlie Cavalli (uncle on father's side)
Notes Milton Cavalli guessed that the bottle capper was from 1903-1920.

"Patented Oct. 31,1933" [ 7/21/2015]

"The Everedy Company was founded as the Everedy Bottle Capper Company in May of 1920. It began with a factory building on East Street in 1922, producing a range of metal items for domestic use, including “Speedy-clean chrome cooling utensils, Everedy Door Hardware, Everedy Home Bottling Equipment, Evercraft Modern Gift Merchandise.”" [ 7/21/2015]

"The buildings of Everedy Square were once the home of the Everedy Company, where the Everedy Bottle Capper was invented and manufactured. The product met with national success following the enactment of Prohibition. Prospering for 50 years, The Everedy Company ultimately produced a line of kitchenware that is still used in many households today." [ 7/21/2015]
Dimensions H-17.375 W-4 D-5.625 inches
Search Terms Bandit Built Store
Cavalli Family
Cavalli Bros. Store
La Honda
La Honda - Businesses
Subjects Bottle industry
Bottling industry
People Cavalli Family
Cavalli, Charles and Frank