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Catalog Number 1997.034.015
Description John Rapp & Son Brown Glass Bottle, c. 1840-1899. Glass beer bottle is amber in color with a tapered top that ends in a thin vertical neck. Rim is angled at base. Bottle is pressed glass with a vertical seam extending up sides. "JOHN RAPP & SON / S.F. CAL." embossed on side. Bottle is empty.
Object Name Bottle, Beer
Collection 3D - Food Service Tools & Equipment
Title John Rapp & Son Brown Glass Bottle, c. 1840-1899
Date Mid to late 19th century
Creator John Rapp & Son, San Francisco
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "JOHN RAPP & SON / S.F. CAL." (embossed on side); "S B & C Co" (embossed on bottom)
Notes "The bottling, as heretofore, will continue to be in charge of John Rapp & Son, who will have the exclusive distribution of the bottled beer. The draught beer, however, will be marketed entirely by the Rainier Brewing Company in the future..." [http://www.brewerygems.com/rainier.htm]
Dimensions H-9.125 W-2.625 D-2.625 inches
Search Terms Alcohol
Beer
Bottles
Glass
Household Goods
John Rapp & Son, San Francisco
Subjects Alcoholic beverages
Beer
Bottles